Oakfield offers an exciting and innovative Design Technology experience, which includes learning in resistant materials, textiles and food.

Our Specialist Design Technology Team

Ms Lesley Peat, (Head of Design and Technology/ DT,) Mrs Philippa Nightingale (DT Teacher.)


Students will learn a variety of hand and machine sewing skills while developing fun projects using a variety of dying methods.


At Oakfield we are committed to teaching pupils about the importance of healthy eating and also teaching them the skills that they need to produce food as part of a healthy diet.

Pupils benefit a specially equipped classroom that encourages creativity and design within a wide range of specialist areas including wood, plastic and graphics.

At Oakfield pupils also learn how to make tasty recipes as well as crafting using a variety of textiles and techniques.

Annual Food and Textile Competitions:

Gingerbread: Christmas competition. Every year we run a competition for pupils to design and make their own Gingerbread design. The entries are judged by 2 key stages (KS2 & KS3) prizes are awarded for each year group.

DT Documents

Sewing Projects

Monsters & Door stops 


Jigsaw Puzzles 

Picture Frames 

Door Hangers 

Carnival Floats 

Pencil Holders 

Felt Pots 

Smart Materials 

Cooking fish cakes

Y5 Sewing Projects 

Y5 Door Hangers 

Y6 Carnival Floats 

Y6 Pencil Holders 

Y7 Clocks 

Y7 Bean Bags