Primary design and technology: Textiles NE259 / B23

1 Hour
Learning Method
Online Delivered CPD

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This course will introduce you to the skills, knowledge and understanding of the textiles element of the primary design and technology national curriculum. You will consider National Curriculum requirements, progression and a range of practical activities which enable children to develop their design, skills.

Other courses in this series are:  

Alternatively, you can access all 6 courses for the price of 5 through the Primary Design and Technology online course package.

Who is it for?

Leaders of Primary D&T; Primary Teachers; 

What topics are covered?

This course covers: 

  • Textiles in the national curriculum.
  • Cross curricular opportunities with textiles.
  • Managing textiles lessons.
  • Understanding fabrics.
  • Teaching ideas and resources.

How will you learn?

This online, self-paced course can be completed flexibly. Participants can join and start this course at any time after the advertised date. 

This course is not facilitated. You can learn independently or with colleagues to directly address your individual needs.

How long is this course?

This course takes around 1 hour to complete and you do not need to be online at any specific time. You can take the course at your own pace.

Who is the course leader?

  • Sarah Dagnell

    I am a Professional Development Leader for Primary STEM at The National STEM Learning Centre, York. Previously, I was a primary school teacher...



The aim of this short CPD package is to:

  • Illustrate key pedagogical approaches to teaching primary D&T
  • Provide support to develop an effective and progressive D&T curriculum
  • Provide  examples of class based activities to help with D&T planning.


1 Primary design and technology: Textiles08 January 202402:00-02:00

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£30.00 +VATSubsidy available*£0.00
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£40.00 +VAT

* Your school or college will receive the subsidy on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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