St Marie's Catholic Primary School

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Design Technology

“Design and technology is a phenomenally important subject. Logical, creative and practical, it’s the only opportunity students have to apply what they learn in maths and science - directly preparing them for a career in engineering." - James Dyson

What is D&T and why do we need it?


Design and technology gives young people the skills and abilities to engage positively with the designed and made world and to harness the benefits of technology.  They learn how products and systems are designed and manufactured, how to be innovative and to make creative use of a variety of resources including digital technologies, to improve the world around them. Watch the insightful video below from the Design and Technology Association to find out more about its importance.

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