Structures

Structures: DT lesson planning, packed with practical learning activities and engaging design projects.

Learning how to make purposeful products which are strong and sturdy is at the heart of primary Design and Technology teaching and learning. These complete schemes of work include advice for helping children design, develop, make, strengthen and reinforce structures within broader design projects such as making picture frames, musical instruments or prototype models.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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