Design and Technology prepares children to deal with tomorrow’s rapidly changing world. At Lavendon School we encourage children to become independent, creative problem solvers and thinkers as individuals and as part of a team. It enables them to identify needs and opportunities and to respond to them by developing a range of ideas and by making products and systems.
Through the study of Design and Technology, they combine practical skills with an understanding of aesthetic, social and environmental issues, as well as functions and industry. This allows them to reflect on and evaluate past and present technology, its uses and impacts. Design and Technology helps all children to become astute and informed future consumers and potential innovators.