Keeping the principles and processes central to design projects A common concern in Primary Design and Technology is that learning about principles and processes can be weakened by focusing too much on the quality of the end result.

In this programme we see how one teacher sets about a Year 1 class design and technology project on the theme of \”moving pictures\”, using the story \”Handa’s Surprise\” as inspiration.

KS1 teacher Teresa Wilton is then joined by Cornwall LEAs D&T Adviser, David Prest, and fellow primary teacher Pauline Hannigan, to watch and comment on key moments filmed over the two days of the project. They discuss how to best ensure the end result does not become the main focus of the task, and how to ensure that the processes of designing, making and evaluating are given the prominence needed.

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