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Summer 1

Gizmos and Gadgets

What can we invent?

This half term the children will be reading The Iron Giant and the children will be using this text to write their own imaginative stories.

The children will be putting on their creative thinking caps as they enter the world of inventions. The children will be working with professionals from Nissan to learn about robots and future technology. In History the children will be learning about the History of inventions and how Dyson created an empire from developing the concept of the wheelbarrow.

We will also be presenting the children will simple challenges and seeing what inventions they can develop to overcome these.

Big Questions and Concepts:

What can we invent?

  • Failure
  • Determination
  • Influence
  • Empire