Design Movements Bundle

Design Movements Bundle

Three resources designed to help pupils understand design movements and how they inspire and influence modern product design.
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Textiles Bundle

Textiles Bundle

Five resources for teaching textiles. I have included resources that focus on the equipment and theory that pupils will need to know up to GCSE level.
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Plastics Bundle

Plastics Bundle

I use these resources to teach the topic of plastics to my pupils up to GCSE level.
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Materials Revision Hexagons

Materials Revision Hexagons

I use this revision tool to help my GCSE students to recap their materials knowledge. It consists of tessellating hexagons which pupils can cut out and stick to the corresponding topic. Topics covered: Polymers Metals Timbers
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Macbeth - Character Posters

Macbeth - Character Posters

This is a set of all of the characters that I have made for my Macbeth resources at the largest size I have. Each is slightly smaller that A3 size and can be used to decorate the classroom or have quotes/notes written onto them. I have included: Witches Macbeth Lady Macbeth Guilty Lady Macbeth Banquo Macduff
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Macbeth - Theme Flashcards

Macbeth - Theme Flashcards

A set of four flashcards representing the main themes covered in the play. Each has a visually engaging image which fits with my other resources on this topic. The flashcards are in Word format and provided with and without an accompanying title. These are useful as prompts for revision and group work. Themes Covered: Supernatural - Witches Reality - Banquo Ghost Guilt - Lady Macbeth Ambition - Macbeth and Lady Macbeth reaching for the crown.
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Plastic Moulding Revision Sheets

Plastic Moulding Revision Sheets

Three research sheets to demonstrate each of the following thermoplastic moulding processes. Extrusion Injection Moulding Blow Moulding Each sheet contains a cross section of the machine along with an introduction and step by step guide to the process. Key parts are highlighted in the description to help pupils when labelling the diagram. These sheets are in word format and editable.
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Textiles - Drawstring Bag

Textiles - Drawstring Bag

This worksheet includes a full set of instructions for creating a drawstring bag. Each step includes an illustration and the correct measurements.
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Timber Flashcards

Timber Flashcards

I use this resource when teaching timbers to my year 11's. It features six flashcards on a range of different timbers which are essential for Product Design: Pine Spruce Mahogany Oak Plywood Hardboard
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Making pewter casting moulds.

Making pewter casting moulds.

I use this resource to help my pupils create pewter casting moulds that work well. The worksheet consists of explanations of how to make moulds along with examples that do and don't work.
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Textiles - Silk Production

Textiles - Silk Production

This is a resource to help pupils remember how silk is produced. The sheet consists of a large picture of a silkworm with the key facts about silk production written on the wings.
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What sticks to what?

What sticks to what?

A table which demonstrates to pupils which kinds of materials will stick to others and the kind of glue that they need to use.
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Plastic Flashcards

Plastic Flashcards

I use this resource to teach plastics to my year 11 pupils. It features six flashcards on a variety of different polymers: HIPS Acrylic Polypropylene Urea Formaldehyde Melamine Formaldehyde GRP Plastic Each includes an illustration with examples, the category of plastic it belongs to along with a short description.
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Making a Switch

Making a Switch

I use this resource when my KS3 classes are creating electronic products. It includes a powerpoint and assembly help sheet which help pupils understand how to create their own switch to use in the project rather than use a pre-brought example.
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Workshop Machinery Posters

Workshop Machinery Posters

A set of two A3 posters that show an illustration and the name of both the scroll/hegner saw and the pillar drill. I use this resource when helping my KS3 classes to identify the names of machinery in the room.
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Woodwork Skills - Marking Out

Woodwork Skills - Marking Out

This resource is a set of two instruction sheets which show pupils how to mark out the bottom hull part of a simple boat toy. Instructions are provided both as text and diagrams. I use this resource as a test of pupils measuring skills and to assess accuracy, pupils can then customise the toy by creating their own design for the top decks of the boat.
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Architecture Poster

Architecture Poster

This is a poster featuring four famous architectural designs that typify their respective design movements. Featuring Art Deco, Bauhaus, De Stilj and Art Deco.
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Annotating Design Ideas

Annotating Design Ideas

I use this worksheet to help pupils at all levels to annotate design ideas. It covers the following important points when explaining a design: Aesthetic Client Ergonomics Sustainability Manufacture Each is posed as a question with three blooms inspired sentence starters to build a progressively more detailed annotation. This resource also visually fits with my resources on generating design criteria.
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Timbers Bundle

Timbers Bundle

A collection of resources for teaching pupils about timbers.
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Macbeth Resources

Macbeth Resources

A range of visually engaging resources to help with the teaching of Macbeth.
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Plastics Bundle

Plastics Bundle

I use these resources to teach the topic of plastics to my pupils up to GCSE level.
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Design Movements Bundle

Design Movements Bundle

Three resources designed to help pupils understand design movements and how they inspire and influence modern product design.
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Textiles Bundle

Textiles Bundle

Five resources for teaching textiles. I have included resources that focus on the equipment and theory that pupils will need to know up to GCSE level.
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Generating Design Criteria

Generating Design Criteria

I use this resource to help pupils generate design criteria. Five key criteria are identified, each of which includes a symbol to explain it and questions to prompt pupils: Product Life Cycle Product Appearance Manufacturing Target Market Product Size I use the handouts to set up workstations around the classroom for pupils to visit to create their own criteria, an accompanying power point can be displayed on the board.
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