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I am a ambitious and versatile qualified Teacher & Leader of Learning working within extended leadership Resources : D&T, Childcare/CACHE, Business, Enterprise, Textiles, Art, School Development and Teaching & Learning. I am a forward thinking leader, who aims to keep up with the ever changing curriculum requirements & educational changes I strive to provide a stimulating, challenging and rewarding environment for students, to motivate positive attitudes towards the curriculum

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I am a ambitious and versatile qualified Teacher & Leader of Learning working within extended leadership Resources : D&T, Childcare/CACHE, Business, Enterprise, Textiles, Art, School Development and Teaching & Learning. I am a forward thinking leader, who aims to keep up with the ever changing curriculum requirements & educational changes I strive to provide a stimulating, challenging and rewarding environment for students, to motivate positive attitudes towards the curriculum
Guide to Lesson Observations - Reflection & Providing constructive feedback - NEW TEACHERS, NQT, P
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Guide to Lesson Observations - Reflection & Providing constructive feedback - NEW TEACHERS, NQT, P

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A Easy to follow guide to observing lessons & improving reflective practice ** ** ideal tool if either: you have been asked to observe a lesson & you are not confident giving feedback you are a NQT or trainee teacher wanting to get more out of observing teaching The document explains the objectives of lesson observations, pinpointing what you should be focusing on & looking for. **It also contains a really handy guide with questions and prompts to use to record feedback during lesson observations ** i.e. What is the pace of the lesson ? is students work challenging & engaging? what behaviour strategies are implemented?
CACHE Child Development & Care Unit 1 - Childcare Settings & Provisions - PPTS & Worksheets/Activity
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CACHE Child Development & Care Unit 1 - Childcare Settings & Provisions - PPTS & Worksheets/Activity

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CACHE Child Development & Care - Childcare Settings & Provisions - PPTS & Worksheets/Activity Powerpoint with 13 Slides covering 5-6 lessons of work Worksheets & Lesson activities included covers learning objectives below Learning objectives - Understand types of settings - identify local provisions -understand statutory law & entitlements - understand qualities required to work in child care industry I use to teach CACHE - Child development & Care Level 1/2 This is the same as Vcert Child Development & Care
Textiles Key Stage 2/3 wordsearch - Design Technology
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Textiles Key Stage 2/3 wordsearch - Design Technology

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Textiles Key Stage 2/3 wordsearch - Starter - Design Technology Word search containing textile related keywords Extended by getting pupils to research the meaning/use of the equipment/process/find the item in the workroom Very good resources to promote ideas
Childcare Observation Methods Worksheet & Explanation - Childcare & CACHE Students
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Childcare Observation Methods Worksheet & Explanation - Childcare & CACHE Students

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**Childcare Observation Methods Worksheet & Explanation **- Childcare & CACHE Students Clear definition of different types of observation methods when working with children the worksheet enables students to evaluate the different methods of observations this worksheet supports the CACHE child development & care Level 1&2 coursework task
NCFE CACHE LEVEL 2 TECHNICAL AWARD IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND CARE - COMPLETE UNIT 1&2 COURSEWORK BUNDLE - ALL TASKS
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NCFE CACHE LEVEL 2 TECHNICAL AWARD IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND CARE - COMPLETE UNIT 1&2 COURSEWORK BUNDLE - ALL TASKS

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NCFE CACHE LEVEL 2 TECHNICAL AWARD IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND CARE 8 POWERPOINT FILES PACKED WITH RESOURCES & TASKS TO GUIDE A STUDENT THROUGH THE CHILDCARE COURSE THESE BOOKLETS/FILES CAN BE PRINTED FOR STUDENTS TO COMPLETE AND ALSO USED AS POWERPOINT LESSON AIDS ON THE SMARTBOARD THERE IS PPT FILE FOR EACH COURSEWORK TASK APPROX 10 SLIDES IN EACH TO FULFIL COURSEWORK CRITERIA
FOOD & NUTRiTION  - Design a Healthy Pasta DIsh - PRACTICAL MAKING  Task 2hrs - KS3 - EATWELL PLATE
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FOOD & NUTRiTION - Design a Healthy Pasta DIsh - PRACTICAL MAKING Task 2hrs - KS3 - EATWELL PLATE

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FOOD & NUTRiTION - Design a Healthy Pasta DIsh - PRACTICAL Task 2hrs - Lesson PPT & Worksheet 5 slide powerpoint presentation lesson L/O: Use different ingredients and processes to produce a healthy pasta dish. Success Criteria A well balanced, healthy pasta dish Ability to work from my own detailed recipe and change areas if needed Safe use of equipment Previous Lesson discusses how to prepare healthy meals in line with the eatwell plate. Students will prepare and cook their chosen healthy pasta dish Student will taste & evaluate dish HOMEWORK TASK AND SHEET INCLUDED
Complete Scheme of Work - Student Workbook - Whole Term Project - SKATER/CIRCLE  SKIRT Project
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Complete Scheme of Work - Student Workbook - Whole Term Project - SKATER/CIRCLE SKIRT Project

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WHOLE UNIT OF WORK STUDENT WORKBOOK LESSON BY LESSON SCHEME OF WORK SUCCESS CRITERIA 14 Page Work booklet full scheme of work detailed in table format at start of booklet including homeworks 12 pages of lesson activities for students to complete - the booklet follows the principles of the design process. Worksheet titles - Moodboard task, product analysis, fabrics and materials, design ideas, design development, costings, pattern planning & making, body measurements, production plan. The project pushes pupils to use a range of textile skills and follow through a design & make project. This is a fully comprehensive set of lessons with worksheets to accompany - just requires a competent textiles teacher that can make a basic circle skirt. The booklet contains a link to an easy to follow circle skirt method for practice
24 Page printable student booklet   -YEAR 7 - KS3 Design & Technology- New Curriculum- Textiles
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24 Page printable student booklet -YEAR 7 - KS3 Design & Technology- New Curriculum- Textiles

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24 Page booklet printable student booklet -YEAR 7 - KS3 Design & Technology Student Booklet - Mini Cushion Project - New Curriculum 24 pages taking student through the theoretical and practical textiles design cycle. NEW CURRICULUM - clear references to new curriculum for DT - DESIGN, MAKE EVALUATE, SUBJECT KNOWLEDGE sheets include - healthy & safety, equipment, sewing machine basics, textile sampling, design ideas, design development, production log, evaluation Simply PRINT & COPY :-)
WHOLE SCHOOL - Learning Walk Policy & Feedback Grid Template - Teaching & Learning
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WHOLE SCHOOL - Learning Walk Policy & Feedback Grid Template - Teaching & Learning

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WHOLE SCHOOL - Learning Walk Policy & Feedback Grid Template - Whole school learning walk policy -learning walk feedback template Ideal tool to implement learning walks within a school/college the policy (which can be adapted to suit) outlines a clear and fair procedure around learning walks the feedback templates allows the learning walks to be constructive & developmental. the template gives clear feedback around what has been observed and helps to provide evidence around teaching & learning
Art Therapy - Colouring Challenge - Mindfulness - De-stress  & social emotional SEND well being
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Art Therapy - Colouring Challenge - Mindfulness - De-stress & social emotional SEND well being

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**Art Therapy ** An easy to use worksheet ideal for 1:1 or cover lessons the sheet is a art therapy colouring activity, designed to allow students time to gater their thoughts whilst gently training their brains. Easy to use - simply print how many copies needed - student instructions on sheet. Colouring Challenge Mindfulness De-stress using colouring techniques - accessible for ALL ages social & emotional SEND & well being
Fashion designer Research Task - ICT Room Required
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Fashion designer Research Task - ICT Room Required

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An easy cover or one off lesson to introduce GCSE pupils to existing fashion designers & creating mood boards An exciting ICT task to research fashion designers to create a interesting mood board. The PPT contains handouts for pupils, exemplar examples and PowerPoint formatting tips to help pupils to generate creative displays. I generally allocate each pupil with a well-known or interesting designer to research. ++++++++++if you download please leave comment or rating, even if its an improvement++++ thanks
Sock Monkey Soft Toy - Full lesson by lesson scheme of work & lesson powerpoint
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Sock Monkey Soft Toy - Full lesson by lesson scheme of work & lesson powerpoint

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Sock Monkey Soft Toy - Full lesson by lesson scheme of work & lesson powerpoint key stage 3 project The project transforms recycled socks into sock creature - Sockies! A very cost effective yet rewarding project. The project has been thoroughly enjoyed by my year 8 pupils, each teaching rotation generating completely different and innovative ideas. The project has no boundaries and can be easily adapted to suit. I have attached a comprehensive scheme of work with lesson by lesson objectives and lesson plans, supported by an interactive PPT Have fun
KS3 Art - Introduction to Mark Making - Lesson Activity
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KS3 Art - Introduction to Mark Making - Lesson Activity

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Introduction to mark making KS3 art Lesson PPT & Worksheet included starter - cut up mark making cards - students pick a card & fill the square with marks main - after discussing and trialing different ways to make marks students then completed a blank letter template of their initial with their desired mark making method. ideal starter of term activity to gauge student ability
Janome Sewing Machine Diagram
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Janome Sewing Machine Diagram

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I use this as a poster in my classroom and as a starter/plenary game. Duplicate the slide & remove the labels then ask pupils to name the machine parts -------------------------------->If you download please review/Leave feedback even if you have an improvement idea :-)