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Design and Technology develops children’s skills and knowledge in design, structures, mechanisms, electrical control and a range of materials, including food. It encourages children to be creative and to think about important issues. Design and Technology gives children the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of designing and making functional products that people can use. It allows the children to look at the world in which we live exploring different designs and products that we use and see each day. Evaluating is an integral part of the design process and allows children to adapt and improve their products. Design and Technology allows children to apply the knowledge and skills learned in other subjects, particularly Mathematics, Science and Art. All primary schools in England are required to follow the National Curriculum, which includes Design and Technology as a compulsory subject at Key Stages 1 and 2, with statutory Programmes of Study. At St Thomas’ we teach DT from EYFS through to year 6 using a scheme of work called ‘Projects on a Page’ that supports teachers when delivering outstanding DT lessons.