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Middle Leaders' Self-evaluation Guide

This guidance, from the National Strategies, is aimed at middle leaders in secondary schools: subject and year leaders, SENCOs and other coordinators of aspects of school improvement.

The resource provides guidance for middle leaders in evaluating the performance of their teams and the teams’ impact on...

Developing an Aviation Academy

Craven College in Skipton, North Yorkshire is twenty four miles from Leeds Bradford Airport where there are significant employment opportunities covering a range of areas in a busy airport e.g. pilots, ground staff and a range of auxiliary services. The College, through partnership with Jet2.com, Multiflight, TUI...

Aspire Higher - Technology Careers

This case study explores the intention of a provider to engage young learners in engineering and technology. Key to the project was the involvement of parents, employers and a range of STEM Ambassadors. Information on career pathways in engineering being the focus, an innovative approach in making engineering...

Whole-college STEM Focus

National Science and Engineering Week (NSEW) is the UK’s widest mass celebration of all things science and engineering. Students from all departments across the Reading College showcase their work to portray scientific and engineering aspects. The week is full of events, participative activities, experiments and...

Teaching STEM to Mixed Nationality Groups

John Leggott Sixth Form College has for many years enrolled a significant number of fee paying students from China and Hong Kong, many of whom aspire to attend Russell Group universities on completion of their sixth form studies. The government rules for such students has recently changed and numbers from China are...

The Learning Legacy and Final Impact Review

As LSIS STEM Support draws to a close, the Learning Legacy document aims to share the approaches, consider the lessons learnt and signpost resources and the ongoing support infrastructure available to improve teaching and learning across STEM in the Further Education and Skills sector.

The Final Impact...

Build Your Own Robot Arm

This resource sets the challenge of designing a robot arm which can pick up a cup from a defined distance. Students then evaluate their design and suggest modifications.

They are also asked to consider which scientific and algebraic principles could be applied to the activity as well as considering their...

Working Together: Teaching Assistants and Assessment for Learning

The materials in this National Strategies resource help teaching assistants to develop their role in supporting assessment for learning (AfL) in the classroom by promoting and embedding good practice in partnership with teachers.

Throughout the resource, teaching assistants reflect on and evaluate their role...

Bert Robots

This resource from Boxford presents a series of D&T Practice articles detailing the development of a BERT (Basic Electromechanical Robot Trainer) Robot project.

Article 1 discusses why robotics should be taught, some of the common pitfalls when teaching robotics and introduces the philosophy...

Alchemy

This resource from Boxford shows how a range of different finishing techniques can be used on a piece of jewellery.

The video demonstrates how this can be done by hand or using tools. A file is used to remove any rough marks from a bracelet, moving to sandpaper and then a steel tool for a finer,...

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