Level 4

Pupils generate ideas by collecting and using information.

They take users' views into account and produce step-by-step plans.

They communicate alternative ideas using words, labelled sketches and models, showing that they are aware of constraints.

They work with a variety of materials and components with some accuracy, paying attention to quality of finish and to function.

They select and work with a range of tools and equipment.

They reflect on their designs as they develop, bearing in mind the way the product will be used.

They identify what is working well and what could be improved.

National Curriculum Levels Key Stage 3