A set of recipes used to tech students a range of different cooking skills with a sweet focus. These were used as part of a Bake Off project where students were taught a range of skills before developing their own recipes to complete in a bake off style competition.
All recipes can be cooked in 1 hour and include picture stages as well as written stages to allow for differentiation. All recipes are editable so can be adapted or your own use if needed.
A design brief to be used as a mini project with Y12 students studying A-Level Product Design. The resource includes a brief and basic criteria plus a detailed content list for the accompanying project folder. The brief is based around creating a flat pack chair for a child suitable to it in with an existing company range.
The resource is editable so can be adapted to meet the needs of your student if necessary.
A D&T careers display covering all areas of technology. The resources include an overall display poster but all so the individual career cards which could be printed to provide a different layout or to use them separately. Covers a range of different careers including details about them and expected earnings.
I used this resources as a competition over a week to raise awareness of design in school, each day a different image was displayed around school and students could try to work out what it was and put in a an entry to a competition. This got students talking about design and we had some interesting follow up conversations in lessons.
This could also be used as a starter activity.
This resource can be used as a poster or table/desk mat for students to use in lessons. Covers a range of different keywords and descriptive words that can be used in literacy activities. Also includes annotation and product analysis resources.
Includes in these resources are a range of different activities developing in complexity to teach students how to use a drawing board and associated tools to create a range of different drawings including isometric drawing and orthographic projections plus adding dimensions.
Included is a set of worksheets, a PowerPoint to set the activities off plus a SOW giving an overview o each lesson.
The project is a travel game designed to be enclosed inside a CD case. Students work to design and develop a game design that can be laser cut. They then also develop a CD sleeve using graphics skills. Extension tasks can be used to develop a blister packaging or the game.
This project includes various resources including a project plan, student work booklet, example templates.
These resources include a full lesson by lesson scheme of work, a student booklet and powerpoint resources for each lesson. This project aims to introduce students to a range of different textiles skills including batik, tie dye, block printing, embroidery and basic sewing machine skills to manufacture a cushion. I have successfully been running this project for a number of years with KS3 students but it could be adapted for older or younger students. All files are editable so you can adapt for your studnets.
A detailed design brief to provide students with details to complete a designer inspired clock project. Aimed at AS product design students but suitable for younger students with some adaption. Editable document.
This project leads students through designing and making a usb night light with a laser cut card shade. These resources include a SOW covering each lesson, student booklet and accompanying powerpoint.
This was aimed at KS3 but is fully editable so it could be made suitable for older or younger students.
So our students didn't miss out on basic wood working skills when doing this product design rotation we included a short focussed practical task based on developing accuracy to manufacture a small boat toy.
I devloped these resources to use to assess the basic abilities of new students in Design & Technology. The baseline assessment can be run in all areas of technology and covers general skills like rendering, measuring, designing and the use of basic tools like scissors. Our students come from a range of feeder schools and come with a variety of different skills, this allows us to compare them easily.
This sceme can be run in any of the technology areas and does not require specific materials other than the basic stationary and thin card.
Included is a powerpoint that can be used to guide students through the task, a work booklet for students to complete and a scheme of work which details each lesson. Aimed to run over 4 x 1hr lessons but all resources are editable so can easily be adapted but can also be used as is.
This is an ideal SOW for students to introduce them to Resistant Materials / Product Design. The product is a plywood box with a pewter cast gift. The resources include a SOW with lesson by lesson detail, student work booklet and a powerpoint to support lessons.
I have been successfully running this project for a number of years with KS3 students but it could be adapted for older or younger students. All resources are editable so they can be adapted for your students.