Year 5 Design & Technology

Year 5 Design & Technology lesson plans and complete schemes of work.

We cover a range of creative and practical projects that are sure to inspire your Y5 class. Every scheme of work is designed to encourage children to communicate their ideas in a variety of ways and be creative, and they come with detailed planning and advice for teachers about developing their learners' designing and making skills.

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  • Biscuits

    Biscuits

    Year 5

    KS2

    This mouth-watering Year 5 scheme of work will soon have your class baking some great ideas for making their own biscuits! Children will have the chance to explore different kinds of biscuits, including their flavours, textures and appearances, find... Read More

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  • Bread

    Bread

    Year 5

    KS2

    These Year 5 'Bread' lesson plans contain all the ingredients you need to teach an entire scheme of work. Your class will have the mouth-watering task of tasting a variety of different breads and thinking about how bread can contribute to a balanced... Read More

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  • Moving Toys

    Moving Toys

    Year 5

    KS2

    Turn your classroom into a toy workshop with this series of Year 5 'Moving Toys' lessons for KS2 Design and Technology as your class investigate cam mechanisms and toys that contain them. Discover how different shaped cams can alter the movement of t... Read More

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  • Building Bridges

    Building Bridges

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    This series of fun, practical lessons will get your children exploring the ways in which bridge designs have changed and developed over time. They will also build models using readily available materials. Working well as part of a team and considerin... Read More

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  • Making African Instruments

    Making African Instruments

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    Inspire your class to design and create a range of African instruments in this six-lesson DT scheme for Years 5 and 6. Explore the rich and energetic genre of African music and use it to inspire the investigation and creation of several different Afr... Read More

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  • Great British Dishes

    Great British Dishes

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    This DT scheme of work for Y5/6 is packed with interesting information and practical activities to help your children learn all about great British food. They will explore some sweet and savoury national dishes of England, Scotland and Wales, before... Read More

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  • Burgers

    Burgers

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    Everyone loves a good burger! Bring burgers into your classroom this year with this delicious D.T. scheme of work for Year 5/6 children. These lessons include mouth-watering recipes and challenge ideas that will give your children a chance to practis... Read More

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  • Fashion and Textiles

    Fashion and Textiles

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    This series of six Design and Technology lesson plans, teaching ideas and resources begin with explanations of the process of cotton cloth manufacture and the design process for clothes and other items made using textiles. Going on, children will loo... Read More

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  • Programming Pioneers

    Programming Pioneers

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    Have you ever wondered how the electrical products all around us work? Challenge children to consider this and many other questions about computer-controlled products as they discover how simple computer systems may be constructed and programmed to m... Read More

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  • Funky Furnishings

    Funky Furnishings

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    Turn your children into aspiring interior designers with these fun Funky Furnishings lessons! Children will research, analyse, design, make and evaluate a ‘funky’ cushion cover, using their developing knowledge of and skills in a variety of sewin... Read More

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  • Chinese Inventions

    Chinese Inventions

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    Use this KS2, six-lesson scheme to explore the innovative culture of ancient China and discover the inventions that have helped shape the world, including paper, the compass, gunpowder and the moveable-type printing press. With lesson plans, slide... Read More

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  • Gingerbread Houses

    Gingerbread Houses

    Year 5

    Year 6

    KS2

    Get in the festive spirit by challenging your class to make their own edible houses. This KS2 DT scheme of work incorporates the key DT objectives with ideal activities for the lead up to Christmas. If gingerbread and baking aren’t suitable, then t... Read More

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