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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?
Art Project - Antarctica Themed - Ideal Cover Lessons / Short Project - 7-8  Lesson Tasks
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Art Project - Antarctica Themed - Ideal Cover Lessons / Short Project - 7-8 Lesson Tasks

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Art Project - Antarctica Themed - Ideal Long term Cover Lessons / Short Project - 7-8 Lesson Tasks 27 slides of resources, lesson activities, worksheets, linked learning questions KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Develop the ability to ANALYSE pictures/information to inspire ideas Develop the skill of drawing in PROPORTION Develop the knowledge of using TINT & SHADE to mix new colours Experiment with LINE drawing Explore Creative Outcomes LEARNING OUTCOMES Artist Study Worksheet Artic Colouring Artist copy Polar bear Proportion drawing Cartoon Penguin Proportion drawing Colour mixing outcomes – Acrylic & Watercolour Abstract Icebergs – Line Drawings Silhouette Sponge Painting Final Artistic outcome
KS3 DT Literacy Mat - Design & Technology - Textiles - Sentence starters & Keywords - SEND Resource
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KS3 DT Literacy Mat - Design & Technology - Textiles - Sentence starters & Keywords - SEND Resource

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KS3 DT Literacy Mat - Design & Technology - Textiles - Sentence starters & Keywords - SEND Friendly Resource Technology literacy word mat ideal when copied and laminated as a classroom resource to promote good literacy within the technology classroom print double sided - one side has sentence starters and connective vocabulary the other side has technology related keywords I have a class set laminated so they are at hand to support students easily adaptable
Step By Step Production Plan - Key Stage 3 - Design & Technology -Practical Theory Evaluation Sheet
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Step By Step Production Plan - Key Stage 3 - Design & Technology -Practical Theory Evaluation Sheet

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Step By Step Production Plan - Key Stage 3 - Design & Technology -Practical Theory Evaluation Sheet Learning Objective: •Write an accurate plan that shows the main stages of making my final design • Identify my own strengths & opportunities for improvements Worksheet that can be used to evaluate practical lessons Great plenary activity allows students to evaluate the following: Personal lesson objective(s) What worked well? What could be improved? Targets for next lesson
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Business & Enterprise - 2/3 Lesson Activity - Dragons Den Tycoon Video & Research Task
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Business & Enterprise - 2/3 Lesson Activity - Dragons Den Tycoon Video & Research Task

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**Business & Enterprise **2/3 Lesson Activity Dragons Den Tycoon Video & Research Task **Lesson 1 **Watch an episode of Dragons Den - Any of your choice on BBC iplayer the PPT includes a helpful word-mat to encourage students to make notes during the video & focus on particular aspects of the business pitches **Lesson 2/3 **Tycoon Research Student then choose a dragon tycoon of their choice to research. The powerpoint includes a question sheet to give clear instruction on what their research should include. This is a great introductory business & enterprise lesson or for cover lessons. This series of lessons allows students to become inspired by business & also understand basic fundamentals
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
Textiles Health & Safety - Hazard Awareness Activity & Extension Task -Ideal starter lesson or COVER
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Textiles Health & Safety - Hazard Awareness Activity & Extension Task -Ideal starter lesson or COVER

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Textiles Health & Safety 1-2 HOURS TEACHING TIME - Hazard Awareness Activity & Extension Task -Ideal starter lesson or COVER L/O - UNDERSTAND THE HAZARDS WITHIN THE TEXTILE WORKROOM 1. student to identify the hazards in each scenario 2. students to generate a list of classroom rules 3. Extension/HW - student to design a Safety poster for the textiles workroom PRINT SHEET & TEACH !
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 :-)