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Design & Technology

Sewing (6.5.22)

What a fabulous end of unit product! Class two have worked so hard in creating a nurses hat. They used inspirationg from uniforms brought in by Florence Nightingale and explored how uniforms have developed over time. Every child used their mathmatical skills to measure the material, fold it and then apply their newly learnt running stitch to join the material together. They then had the task of checking their measuring accuracy to ensure it fit their own heads. The children loved showing of their DT skills to the rest of the school. 

Sewing 16.02.22

This afternoon children have continued to work on their sewing skills. They are working on their running stitch and learning how to debug any errors. Lots of hard work, perserverance and concentration seen by all. You can see the progress from our first try by comparing the coloured thread. 


This term children have been working really hard in our topic about have toys have changed over time. Over the last few weeks they have designed, plan and are now creating their very own jack in the boxes. The children have used their knowledge from science to select appropriate materials to make each aspect of their toy. They have worked hard to make levers and springs to make sure their toys move and stand. They have also developed fine motor skills using scissors and joining technics with greater accuracy, 

Making Our Moving Toys