|Design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria|
|Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology|
|Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing]|
|Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics|
|Explore and evaluate a range of existing products|
|Evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria|
|Build structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable|
|Explore and use mechanisms [for example, levers, sliders, wheels and axles], in their products|
|Cooking and Nutrition|
|Use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes|
|Understand where food comes from|
|Use research and develop design criteria to inform the design of innovative, functional, appealing products that are fit for purpose, aimed at particular individuals or groups|
|Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through discussion, annotated sketches, cross-sectional and exploded diagrams, prototypes, pattern pieces and computer-aided design|
|Select from and use a wider range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing], accurately|
|Select from and use a wider range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities|
|Investigate and analyse a range of existing products|
|Evaluate their ideas and products against their own design criteria and consider the views of others to improve their work|
|Understand how key events and individuals in design and technology have helped shape the world|
|Apply their understanding of how to strengthen, stiffen and reinforce more complex structures|
|Understand and use mechanical systems in their products [for example, gears, pulleys, cams, levers and linkages]|
|Understand and use electrical systems in their products [for example, series circuits incorporating switches, bulbs, buzzers and motors]|
|Apply their understanding of computing to program, monitor and control their products|
|Cooking and Nutrition|
|Understand and apply the principles of a healthy and varied diet|
|Prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques|
|Understand seasonality, and know where and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed|
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