D&T Key Stage 3 projects

This project consisted of 11 activities which were trialled by London schools

Participating schools and their pupils benefited through enhanced teaching of key STEM subjects, brought about by providing pupils with real, engaging activities that use cutting-edge resources, including smart materials and programmable systems for robotics.  


Wildlife habitat

Students from Townley Grammar School for Girls created a product to encourage wildlife into gardens with the assistance of a STEM Ambassador.
Students used principles of good design, based on biomimicry, and commercial sense to make a prototype product for judging that would be commercially viable for a client...

Bread design

Alexandra Park School met with a student baker. Their work with her was mostly a focused practical task (FPT) about the ingredients and processes used in bread making.
Students were also shown how bread is made in batches on an industrial scale. Students were involved in the STEM Ambassador’s bread making...

Electro fashion

The Frederick Bremer School developed this ‘off timetable’ STEAM activity with the help of a STEM Ambassador with interest and experience in this field of electronics as applied to music and dance performance. The activity incorporated electronics, control (switching), textiles, coloured and reflective fluorescent/...


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