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  • With our mother Mary,
  • we gather together joyfully,
  • to love, live, learn and pray,
  • with respect for all God’s family,
  • as Jesus teaches us.

Design and Technology home learning ideas.

Let's get creative, stimulated, technical and most of all let's have fun! 

Please send your teachers any pictures of the work you complete and feel free to post it on Twitter using our hashtag 'maryvalefamily'

Additionally, you can send them to Miss Henderson who can put your wonderful work on our School Gallery.


Have fun laugh



STEM stands for Science - Technology - Engineering - Maths

STEM activities help to activate, inspire and motivate your brain to complete a range of activities.

Have a look at some fantastic STEM activities on the link below!

Are you ready for a Dyson Foundation Challenge?

Can you skewer a balloon without popping it?

Coat a nail in copper?

What happens when you plug a clock into a potato?


Dyson engineers have designed these challenges specifically for children. Ideal for home or in the classroom, they encourage inquisitive young minds to get excited about engineering.


"We want to inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists and we want to do this by hands-on learning and experimentation."  James Dyson, Chief Engineer


For more challenge cards, please see the link below!



Make it. Code it.

Challenges for all ages...

It's free and online!

Have a see for yourself...