Thomas Willingale School and Nursery

Design Technology vision and intent at TWS


The children of Thomas Willingale School will be engaged and challenged through their D and T learning. They will be able to apply this to all areas of the curriculum with Significant levels of originality and the willingness to take creative risks to produce innovative ideas and prototypes.

Will have an excellent attitude to learning and independent working and develop the ability to use time efficiently and work constructively and productively with others. The children will become confident to carry out thorough research, show initiative and ask questions to develop their ideas and thoughts. The children will develop the ability to act as responsible designers and makers, working ethically, using finite materials carefully and working safely.

As Design Technologists the children will gain a thorough knowledge of which tools, equipment and materials to use to make their products to become creative, imaginative problem solvers.    

The children will develop the ability to manage risks exceptionally well to manufacture products safely and hygienically and show a passion for the subject and knowledge of, up-to-date technological innovations in materials, products and systems. The children will learn from highly knowledgeable and motivated teachers which will enable the children to reach their full potential as Design Technologists.