Level 5

Pupils draw on and use various sources of information.

They clarify their ideas through discussion, drawing and modelling.

They use their understanding of the characteristics of familiar products when developing and communicating their own ideas.

They work from their own detailed plans, modifying them where appropriate.

They work with a range of tools, materials, equipment, components and processes with some precision.

They check their work as it develops and modify their approach in the light of progress.

They test and evaluate their products, showing that they understand the situations in which their designs will have to function and are aware of resources as a constraint.

They evaluate their products and their use of information sources.

National Curriculum Levels Key Stage 3