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I have been a successful head of Design and Technology in a challenging high school since 2001. I personally deliver Edxcel BTEC Engineering and GCSE Graphics, Product Design and WJEC Food and Nutrition. I am very proficient in IT and use my skills in this area to produce engaging and easy to follow lessons. Through my lessons I have achieved and average of 80% of my pupils achieving a level 2 qualification in a school with a an average 30% level 2 pass rate over.

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I have been a successful head of Design and Technology in a challenging high school since 2001. I personally deliver Edxcel BTEC Engineering and GCSE Graphics, Product Design and WJEC Food and Nutrition. I am very proficient in IT and use my skills in this area to produce engaging and easy to follow lessons. Through my lessons I have achieved and average of 80% of my pupils achieving a level 2 qualification in a school with a an average 30% level 2 pass rate over.
Design and Technology WJEC Airbus: looking at the work of other designers
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Design and Technology WJEC Airbus: looking at the work of other designers

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A lesson I gave to highlight the work of Airbus Covers the requirements of the WJEC Design and Technology specification 2017. Also could be used to talk about material properties and uses. Standard lesson Starter Lesson objectives Video link Mini Review Narrative slides about the Airbus A380 scaffolding for final activity Think Pair share (material properties and uses) Final task: Create an infographic on the Airbus Exit card
Introduction to Ferrous and Non Ferrous Metals Design and Technology
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Introduction to Ferrous and Non Ferrous Metals Design and Technology

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to ferrous and non ferrous metals helping pupils understand the terms ferrous and non ferrous. Lesson explains pure metals and alloys, the effect of moisture on ferrous and non ferrous metals and why different metals are used for similar products. Lesson includes Starter Explination of ferrous and non ferrous 2 Mini reviews Video 3 scaffolding tasks Exit card
Food Technology - Designing Cupcakes
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Food Technology - Designing Cupcakes

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Design and make task Designing cupcakes (Not healthy eating but a good one for designing and thinking about adding fruit and making things healthier) Pupils really engage with this activity. Fun starter Lesson objectives - focusing on the design outcome Peer assessment of modeled outcomes Specification Main task Exit card Nutritional Resources
Wood Properties and Characteristic literacy focus  lesson new vocabulary
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Wood Properties and Characteristic literacy focus lesson new vocabulary

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Pupils sometimes struggle to describe a materials properties and characteristic and justify why different materials are used for different products based on their attributes. This lesson introduces pupils to new vocabulary and deepens their thinking by offereing real situations. A mixture of activities from Think pair share Direct questioning independent learning Taboo Summary Mini reviews This covers the specification requirements for the WJEC understanding the properties of hardwoods, tropical woods and softwoods.