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DT

02-03-2023

We worked in small groups to find suitable pieces of wood – our task, to move a big log, sometimes with added weight on it!

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Friday in Reception

16-01-2024

We had a very busy day on Friday, we had a lovely morning in PE with Mr Lancaster, then we made our own sandwiches for snack they were so yummy!

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Wheels and axles

16-01-2024

The class began their DT topic this half term by researching wheels and axles, using Lego to make vehicles!! There were some wonderful examples!

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DT skills in the classroom

19-01-2024

The children worked well this afternoon to assemble their wheels and axles onto their vehicle body, even trying them out on the classroom floor!

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DT – making our designs

29-01-2024

The children worked diligently as they began using their designs to make their vehicles for our wheels and axles topic!!

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Working on our vehicles – DT

02-02-2024

As the class began to assemble their vehicles, the children displayed great sawing skills as they cut their axles!

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DT – skills in action!

05-02-2024

The children worked hard again this afternoon, using a hacksaw to cut dowels to the correct length – these would act as axles on their vehicles!

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DT

09-02-2024

In DT we practised the running stitch using a needle and thread. We had to carefully sew around the edge of the fabric. We are looking forward to making our puppet. ?

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Making mechanisms

21-02-2024

In DT class 3 made mechanisms using paper and pins. We looked at different movements. We have enjoyed making mechanisms very much!

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DT

07-03-2024

In DT we enjoyed making our monsters.

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DT – Chairs

16-04-2024

After researching different types of chair and their features, the children tried constructing their own using Lego sets!

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DT

17-04-2024

We enjoyed tasting different fruits in class. We discussed the fruits we liked and disliked.

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DT – developing skills

17-04-2024

The class used a variety of ‘attachment techniques’ this afternoon, practising the skills required to construct their chairs!!

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DT Trip

19-04-2024

We went to Formby to learn about levers, pulleys and gears. We had a fun day and we learnt very interesting facts.

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DT – making chairs

23-04-2024

The class started making their chairs this afternoon, using cardboard, tape and lots of hard work!

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DT project

24-04-2024

We have been building our own fairgrounds using pulleys applying our knowledge from Science.

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DT

25-04-2024

We enjoyed making our own fruit salads. We followed the instructions we made and carefully chopped up the fruit. We took our fruit salads home to enjoy.

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DT – Chairs

25-04-2024

The children made the finishing touches to their chairs this afternoon – there were some wonderful designs and plenty of hard work too!

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Structures

11-06-2024

we had such a fantastic time at Formby learning how to build secure structures both on and off the ground. Lots of great problem solving!

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Bags

11-06-2024

For DT we looked at a selection of bags inside and outside looking at the fabrics and the functions of each bag. We discussed why we liked or disliked each bag.

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Structures

13-06-2024

We used what we learned last week about sturdy structures to create the base for our flood proof houses.

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Sewing

14-06-2024

For DT we practiced threading needles and looking at different types of stitches.

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Structures

14-06-2024

We began to add struts to our structures to create a raised platform. We remembered that triangles are stronger than squares so tried to incorporate them were possible.

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Sewing

19-06-2024

We continued to practice the running stitch and also practiced the running back stitch.

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