The school office is currently closed.

If you are delivering goods, collecting a pupil or there is an emergency please ring the door bell and wait for someone to come (you may need to ring more than once).

We are no longer taking telephone calls, all communications are currently through email.

Key Worker bookings, information, cancellations, changes, updates etc: Contact Dave Clay: d.clay@peletrust.org.uk

Before and after school information, cancellations, changes, updates etc: Contact Nicola Dooher: nicola.dooher@dhpschool.uk

For queries related to pupils working at home or for contact with teachers re support or resources, contact the teacher directly via Class Dojo.

Any other needs, including contractors, please email Anna at admin@dhpschool.uk

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Design Technology

In the Foundation Stage children use and explore a variety of materials, tools
and fixing techniques with adult support and also during self-initiated play.
Children have the opportunity to experiment with design using “found
materials” such as cardboard, construction sets or objects found in the outdoor
In key Stages 1 and 2, children gain DT experience using a range of
technology kits including those with gears, pulleys and motors. In addition,
they are encouraged to make their own design plans, follow the plans of
others and find solutions to given problems or scenarios. Much of this work is
covered through a cross-curricular approach.