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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
Practical Lesson Task - Sewing Machine Driving Test Worksheet task
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Practical Lesson Task - Sewing Machine Driving Test Worksheet task

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Ideal for use with KS3 learners SEWING MACHINE DRIVING TEST WORKSHEET great to engage boys with the sewing machines Ideal to improve learner control and confidence before sewing fabric PDF worksheet The sewing course gets more difficult as it progresses Pass/Fail/Requires practice assessment criteria
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?
Health & Safety Student Heat Press Induction Worksheet - WHOLE LESSON ACTIVITY - Practical/Theory
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Health & Safety Student Heat Press Induction Worksheet - WHOLE LESSON ACTIVITY - Practical/Theory

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Health & Safety Textiles Student Heat Press Induction Worksheet - WHOLE LESSON ACTIVITY - Practical/Theory Student induction worksheet testing competencies and understanding of the safe use of the heat press machine. Student must watch a teacher demo of how to complete a sublimation design student them complete induction sheet - test their understanding of safe use of the heat press once completed to correct standard students then carry out a small sublimation sample. Whole lesson activity -you will need to prep small samples of fabric and enough small sublimation sample designs for your students
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
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 !
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
Food Packaging Analysis & Design Task - NEW Curriculum Grading - Differentiated - Worksheet & PPT
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Food Packaging Analysis & Design Task - NEW Curriculum Grading - Differentiated - Worksheet & PPT

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Food Packaging Analysis & Design Task L/O To understand the basic requirements of food packaging - NEW Curriculum Grading - Differentiated - Worksheet & PPT 1- discuss food packaging - requirements, types, need 2 - packaging analysis short group task 3- class discussion - packaging 4- Main Task - packaging design 5- literacy task - descriptive labelling task 6- Plenary Worksheet with differentiated success criteria included project lesson PPT on board, print student worksheets
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
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
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
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
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
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 :-)
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