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I am a Secondary teacher from Reading. I teach Construction, Engineering and Product Design. Please have a look at my resources :)

I am a Secondary teacher from Reading. I teach Construction, Engineering and Product Design. Please have a look at my resources :)
Practical Construction Skills (Bricklaying/ Tiling/ Painting)
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Practical Construction Skills (Bricklaying/ Tiling/ Painting)

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A set of lessons presented in a student friendly powerpoint which includes lots of different classroom based activities for Tiling, Painting and Bricklaying. WALTs and WILF’s are leveled and allows students to build up knowledge before they start practical tasks. Originally designed for WJEC Construction and the Built Environment course it is very versatile activities for all vocational Construction courses. Lots of ideas you can use :)
WJEC Constructing the Built Environment Unit 1: Safety and Security in Consruction
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WJEC Constructing the Built Environment Unit 1: Safety and Security in Consruction

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This Bundle include a multiple lesson powerpoint and a student work booklet for WJEC Unit 1 Safety and Security in Construction. It is modelled on the specification and covers all the learning objectives and assessment criteria. Topics Covered: Signs (RED, BLUE, YELLOW, GREEN, ORANGE) Risk Assessments Sub and Super Structure Fire extinguishers Permits to Work Hazard/ Risk/ Control Measure Security of Construction Site Health and Safety Legislation Responsibility of Employer and Employee It can also be used with other Construction course to as it would provide students with a very solid understanding of Health and Safety in the construction industry.
Edexcel Design and Technology Coursework Guide for  Students (GCSE 1-9)
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Edexcel Design and Technology Coursework Guide for Students (GCSE 1-9)

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A complete student friendly guide that covers every page or key area that needs to be included in the Coursework Unit (Unit 1 Creative Design and Make). It has been set out to follow the Specification and Marking Criteria. However this can be used as a guide for most Product Design Portfolios for GCSE and A-Level not just limited to Edexcel. It includes: High level examples Hints and Tips Instructions Sentence Starters Help with laying out sheets Table Templates Questions. It covers key criteria such as research, specification, client feedback, designing, modeling, developing, test and evaluating.
Edexcel Design and Technology AC1.8  Ferrous and Non- Ferrous Metals
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Edexcel Design and Technology AC1.8 Ferrous and Non- Ferrous Metals

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A set of lessons which cover Edexcel Design and Technology Core Content Objective 1.8 Categorisation of Ferrous and Non- Ferrous Metals. The Powerpoint covers: Ferrous/ Non Ferrous, Mechanical and Physical properties, ductility, Malleability and hardness All topics are directly taken from the textbook and course specification. A student friendly powerpoint with: Interesting activities Keywords and descriptions Starters and plenaries Levelled WALTS and WILFS (learning outcomes) Practice exam questions Appropriate levels of challenge This can also be purchased as part of a bundle of lessons which cover all of the assessment criteria of the Edexcel Design and Technology Core Content which the students are required to know for the exam.
Spaghetti Structure Project (Construction/ Engineering)
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Spaghetti Structure Project (Construction/ Engineering)

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Lesson Powerpoint and activities for a fun spaghetti project which directs students to build a structure which is tall or can hold the weight of bricks. This could be used in an Engineering/ Construction/ Built Environment course or as a one off lesson. A fun way for students to show they understand how to make a structure strong and resist force. This resource includes: Leveled WALT and WILF (Learning Objectives) Starter, main and student help sheets and evaluation (printable worksheets within powerpoint) Lots of visual stimuli This lesson is part of a whole unit of work on Structures and the Built Environment which can be purchased as a bundle in my shop :)
WJEC Construction: Safety and Security in Construction Unit 1
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WJEC Construction: Safety and Security in Construction Unit 1

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A set of set of lessons for WJEC Unit 1 Safety and Security in Construction. This resource is however is versatile for any vocational Construction course. A powerpoint which includes lessons based directly on the specification and cover all Learning Objectives and Assessment criteria. Each lesson has levelled WALTs and WILFs , numerous actives for students to complete, lots of visual stimuli, starters and plenaries. Topics Covered: Signs (RED, BLUE, YELLOW, GREEN, ORANGE) Risk Assessments Sub and Super Structure Fire extinguishers Permits to Work Hazard/ Risk/ Control Measure Security of Construction Site Health and Safety Legislation Responsibility of Employer and Employee This resource can also be purchased as part of a bundle with the student Unit 1 work booklet found in my shop!
Edexcel Design and Technology (GCSE 1-9) Core Content RAG Sheet/ Tracker
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Edexcel Design and Technology (GCSE 1-9) Core Content RAG Sheet/ Tracker

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A student/ teacher RAG (Red, Amber, Green) sheet that links directly to all the core content that students need to learn for the the exam in the Edexcel Design Technology (1-9) course. It links directly to to the specification and text book from the exam board and is a useful way for students to track their knowledge when it comes to revision but for teachers to measure progress…
Safety & Security in Construction UNIT 1 WJEC Student Work Booklet
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Safety & Security in Construction UNIT 1 WJEC Student Work Booklet

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A student work booklet for the WJEC Constructing the Built Environment Unit 1: Safety and Security in Construction. Lots of different worksheets with content taking directly from the Specification and following each of the learning objective and assessment criteria in order. The booklet is full of different types of tasks and activities with lots of visual stimuli. Plenty of opportunity for student self assessment and teach assessment. This booklet will help students learn the key topics for the exam but also use it as revision later on and teacher can track knowledge. This is a resource very suitable for lower ability students. Topics Covered: Signs (RED, BLUE, YELLOW, GREEN, ORANGE) Risk Assessments Sub and Super Structure Fire extinguishers Permits to Work Hazard/ Risk/ Control Measure Security of Construction Site Health and Safety Legislation Responsibility of Employer and Employee This resource can also be purchased as part of a bundle with the Unit 1 Safety and Security powerpoint found in my shop!
WJEC Engineering Unit 1: Engineering Design
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WJEC Engineering Unit 1: Engineering Design

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This is a student friendly powerpoint with lessons/ instructions and examples for students and teachers to complete Unit 1. The brief is the one that has been issued by WJEC (Re-design a phone charger) However it can be adapted to any brief you wish to set. The key areas covered are: Understanding the Brief Market Research Specification Design Ideas 3rd Angle Evaluation against Specification
Edexcel Design and Technology AC1.3 Energy: generation and storage
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Edexcel Design and Technology AC1.3 Energy: generation and storage

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A set of lessons which cover Edexcel Design and Technology Core Content Objective AC1.3 Energy: generation, storage and choosing appropriate sources. The Powerpoint covers: Fossil fuels, power systems, renewable energy, A student friendly powerpoint with: Interesting activities Keywords and descriptions Starters and plenaries Levelled WALTS and WILFS (learning outcomes) Practice exam questions Appropriate levels of challenge This can also be purchased as part of a bundle of lessons which cover all of the assessment criteria of the Edexcel Design and Technology Core Content which the students are required to know for the exam.
Edexcel Design and Technology AC1.1 The Impact of new and Emerging Technologies
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Edexcel Design and Technology AC1.1 The Impact of new and Emerging Technologies

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A set of lessons which cover Edexcel Design and Technology Core Content Objective AC1.1 The Impact of New and Emerging Technologies. The Powerpoint covers: Automated systems, production techniques, scale of production, social and moral impact of machines, demographic movement and the Internet of things. All topics are directly taken from the textbook and course specification. A student friendly powerpoint with: Interesting activities Keywords and descriptions Starters and plenaries Leveled WALTS and WILFS (learning outcomes) Practice exam questions Appropriate levels of challenge
Edexcel Design and Technology AC1.2 Evaluating technologies
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Edexcel Design and Technology AC1.2 Evaluating technologies

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A set of lessons which cover Edexcel Design and Technology Core Content Objective AC1.2 Evaluatying new and emerging technologies to inform design decisions. The Powerpoint covers: ACCESS FM, Critical evaluation, Carbon Footprint, x4 R’s, Life Cycle Assessment A student friendly powerpoint with: Interesting activities Keywords and descriptions Starters and plenaries Levelled WALTS and WILFS (learning outcomes) Practice exam questions Appropriate levels of challenge This can also be purchased as part of a bundle of lessons which cover all of the assessment criteria of the Edexcel Design and Technology Core Content which the students are required to know for the exam.
Edexcel Design and Technology AC1.12 Natural and Manufactured Timbers
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Edexcel Design and Technology AC1.12 Natural and Manufactured Timbers

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A set of lessons which cover Edexcel Design and Technology Core Content Objective AC1.12 Natural and Manufactured Timbers. The Powerpoint covers: Soft Wood, Hard Wood, Man made boards, hardness, toughness All topics are directly taken from the textbook and course specification. A student friendly powerpoint with: Interesting activities Keywords and descriptions Starters and plenaries Levelled WALTS and WILFS (learning outcomes) Practice exam questions Appropriate levels of challenge This can also be purchased as part of a bundle of lessons which cover all of the assessment criteria of the Edexcel Design and Technology Core Content which the students are required to know for the exam.
Multiple Lesson Powerpoint Materials and Processes BTEC Engineering
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Multiple Lesson Powerpoint Materials and Processes BTEC Engineering

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A student friendly powerpoint including 4-5 lessons covering materials and processes taken directly from the BTEC Engineering Unit 1 specification A number of interesting activities (Starters, pleneries etc) and leveled learning objectives. This can be used for Product Design and is very versatile. Uses superhero (marvel) example to help children relate. Topics Covered: Material Classification: Smart, High Performance, Modern and Composite Uses (Products) Sectors of Engineering Manufacturing Processes Forces Deformation
Practical Skills Brickwork.  Vocational WJEC/ BTEC
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Practical Skills Brickwork. Vocational WJEC/ BTEC

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A student friendly PowerPoint that has multiple lessons and activities for students to learn theory and practical Brickwork. Lessons based on the requirements of WJEC Constructing the Built Environment but can be used for any Level 2 Construction course. The following Topics are covered: Anatomy of a Brick Brick Bonds PPE Half Bricks Tools Setting Out Planning Evaluation of Practical Attached are also some in class activities.
Forces & Different types of Structures Lesson and Activities (Construction/ Engineering)
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Forces & Different types of Structures Lesson and Activities (Construction/ Engineering)

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Lesson Powerpoint and activities for learning how the different forces (COMPRESSION, TENSION, TORSION AND SHEAR) and the different types of structures shell vs frame. This could be used in an Engineering/ Construction/ Built Environment course or as a one off lesson. This resource includes: Leveled WALT and WILF (Learning Objectives) Starter, main and plenary (printable worksheets within powerpoint) Lots of visual stimuli and printable resources included in powerpoint This lesson is part of a whole unit of work on Structures and the Built Environment which can be purchased as a bundle in my shop :)
Dangerous Building Materials (Built Environment/ Construction/ Engineering)
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Dangerous Building Materials (Built Environment/ Construction/ Engineering)

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Lesson Powerpoint and activities for looking at building materials used in old structures and how they are on longer used due to their dangerous effects. This could be used in an Engineering/ Construction/ Built Environment course or as a one off lesson. A fun topic that students enjoy- materials covered are Lead, Asbestos and Arsenic. This resource includes: Leveled WALT and WILF (Learning Objectives) Starter, main and plenary (printable worksheets within powerpoint) Great youtube videos which explain each material. Lots of visual stimuli This lesson is part of a whole unit of work on Structures and the Built Environment which can be purchased as a bundle in my shop :)
Edexcel Design and Technology AC1.4 Smart/ Composite Materials and Technical Textiles
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Edexcel Design and Technology AC1.4 Smart/ Composite Materials and Technical Textiles

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A set of lessons which cover Edexcel Design and Technology Core Content Objective AC1.4 Smart and composite materials and technical textiles. The Powerpoint covers: the different types of materials, their categories and their properties. All topics are directly taken from the textbook and course specification. A student friendly powerpoint with: Interesting activities Keywords and descriptions Starters and plenaries Levelled WALTS and WILFS (learning outcomes) A great Pick a Mix material activity Appropriate levels of challenge This can also be purchased as part of a bundle of lessons which cover all of the assessment criteria of the Edexcel Design and Technology Core Content which the students are required to know for the exam.
Structures (Construction and Engineering)
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Structures (Construction and Engineering)

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A bundle of resources of lessons and activities that link together to form a whole unit of work on Structures. Areas such as, forces, triangulation, bridges, nature, domes, mega structures are covered. Includes a powerpoint spaghetti project that can students apply their knowledge to make a strong structure. Visual student friendly powerpoints with printable resources and tasks for students that can be taught to as a fun project in Construction, Design Technology or Engineering.
Lesson Powerpoint for Aerodynamics and Blended Wingbodies BTEC Engineering
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Lesson Powerpoint for Aerodynamics and Blended Wingbodies BTEC Engineering

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A student friendly powerpoint covering two lessons on Aerodynamics and Blended Wingbodies based on the BTEC Engineering Unit1 Specification . 2- 3 lessons with a number of activities (starters etc.) which is can be used in Engineering but also other areas of Design Technology and STEM. Road bikes are used as an example to help students relate to the topic.