Design and Technology plays an important part of a broad and balanced curriculum. Here at English Martyrs' we encourage children to think and intervene creatively to solve problems both as individuals and as members of a team. Design and Technology is an inspiring and practical subject! At English Martyrs we follow a 4 step approach to our DT as shown below. We take inspiration from great designers, chefs and inventors.
Year 1 created a moving toy this spring term! Jack Odell was our spring designer.
To get your creative energy flowing, here are some of Birmingham's greatest gifts to the world...
Joseph Hudson, a toolmaker Walter Griffiths’ invention was the living in St Mark's Square, world’s first portable vacuum cleaner made the first whistle in 1875. for domestic use.
Brummie Conway Berners-Lee was The innovation that helps keep part of the team which produced the cyclists safe all over the world was
Ferranti Mark 1 in 1951, the world's invented by Birmingham's own John
first commerically-available electronic Richard Dedicoat, who patented
computer. the bell in 1877.