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Design & Technology

Vision for Design and Technology at OJS


‘The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another’. (Alexander Graham Bell - scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who patented the first practical telephone)

At Oatlands Junior School, Design and Technology gives children the opportunity to develop a broad range of skills and knowledge through an exciting range of projects which focus on design, structures, mechanisms, electrical control and a range of materials, including food. As a school we aim to nurture creativity and innovation in Design and Technology looking at its contribution to the creativity, culture, wealth and well-being of the nation inspiring future aspirations.

Long Term Plan


Design & Technology Subject Leader - Sam Joseph


What pupils at OJS think about Design and Technology


'I like being creative.'

'I like designing and making things.'

'I like sewing.'

'I like Art and DT at OJS because I can get creative.'

'I enjoy designing my own Christmas decorations.'

'I like that you get to create a lot of different items.'

'I like that you get to make and create things that you can give to loved ones.'

Teacher with pupil

Oatlands Junior School is part of Red Kite Learning Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 7523507, registered office address: Harrogate Grammar School, Arthurs Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0DZ

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