Through a variety of creative and practical activities, pupils should be taught the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage in an iterative process of designing and making. They should work in a range of relevant contexts (e.g. the home and school, gardens and playgrounds, the local community, industry and the wider environment).
The St Patrick's Vehicle project follows a structure that spans across the duration of the Vehicle - usually a term.
1. Research products (trying different products).
2. Compare products (their likes and dislikes)
3. Generating ideas for the design.
4. Designing the product.
5. Planning the making of the product.
6. Making the product.
7. Evaluating the product.