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Creative free and premium resources for teaching Design & Technology at KS3 and KS4.

pptx, 9.85 MB
pptx, 9.85 MB
pdf, 2.4 MB
pdf, 2.4 MB
mp4, 694.04 MB
mp4, 694.04 MB
docx, 14.85 KB
docx, 14.85 KB

A full bundle of resources to help you deliver a full project to design and make a laser cut LED torch! This is ideal for early KS3 learners but can be developed by KS4 to design and develop their own versions.

The bundle includes:

  • Topic-specific numeracy-based starter activities
  • A comprehensive comic-style instruction booklet for learners to follow independently.
  • A high quality instructional video with narration that learners can use to independently assemble their torches.
  • All the technical information that you’d like your learners to know (exploded diagrams, custom vs standard components, dimensioning, isometric and orthographic design templates).

Learning Outcomes:

  • CAD / CAM - 2D Design and laser cutting
  • Custom and standard components
  • Independent working
  • Following instructions (written, pictorial and video)
  • Electrical circuits
  • History of the torch
  • Applied numeracy skills

Resources needed to deliver this project:
(quantities given are per torch)


  • Techsoft 2D Design software
  • Laser cutter
  • Inkjet or laser colour printer
  • Scissors
  • Wooden mallet

Materials and standard components:

  • 3mm transparent cast acrylic sheet (each torch uses approx 75mm x 155mm of acrylic)
  • Paper for printed inserts
  • Clear sticky tape
  • 1 x 20mm clear round packaging stickers (optional - as clear sticky tape can be used instead)
  • 1 x 5mm super bright white LED
  • 1 x 25mm split key ring
  • 1 x 3V CR2032 coin cell battery (Panasonic brand used in video demo but others work too)
  • 2 x 8mm plastic binding screws ( Product reference: SCREW8



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