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The Safety Deposit Vault

This is an exercise with complex spreadsheets and mail-merged documents. It is based on an actual implementation in a vaut with over 1500 boxes of different sizes.

The simplified example uses nine boxes of three different sizes, each has the price for annual box rental.

Also recorded are the renters'...

Manufacturing Post-16

This publication, from the Technology Enhancement Programme (TEP), helps students to understand the manufacturing process through a series of design challenges. Each has a specific brief and the topics include: • Designing and making a helping hand • Robotics: designing and making a walking robot • CAD/CAM:...

Sky Sign

This resource from Boxford describes a CNC routed sign project. Ideas for related activities are presented, such as colour schemes for signage and designing signs for people with handicaps. Issues to consider when manufacturing along with settings for machining are described. Safety considerations are discussed....

JambleD&T Vinyl Amplifier SoW

This Product Design project is based on the work of London designer, Paul Cocksedge. Pupils manufacture a stretched Vinyl record, a stand, brand logo and a carry case. The project has been developed further using electronics using the stretched record as a cone surrounding a bluetooth speaker and using LED lighting...

Plan your own scheme of work - Jamble

2 different versions of editable schemes of work, supporting the quick planning of lessons.

Where's the impact?

This resource looks at life-cycle analysis and how it is used to work out the environmental impact of different products.

Brompton Bicycle: Key Stage 1 Resources

This resource, aimed at children ages 5-7, contains five design and technology projects that focus on bicycles. Children evaluate bicycle designs, then design and make: bicycle parts and accessories for characters from a book, teddy or for a particular purpose. Throughout the activities, children are encouraged to...

Controlling Movement Using a Computer at Key Stage One: Roamer Bus

One of the trial units from the Nuffield Primary Solutions in Design and Technology. Children investigate the movement of vehicles, from those they may have made, to commercial toys; from push along toys to remote controlled toys and a computer-controlled floor robot. The control of the floor robot will be the...

Which Parts of Your Picture Should Move?

One of the units from the Nuffield Primary Solutions in Design and Technology. Students design and make a moving picture that tells a nursery rhyme or a simple story, using paper, card, found pictures, found materials and paper fasteners.

The activity allows students to produce the picture and it can be...

What Can You Learn from a Textile Tree?

In this unit from the Nuffield Primary Solutions in Design and Technology, students design and make a simple tree structure using a variety of textiles, paper and card.

The unit allows students to handle and experience a variety of textiles and relate them to their everday uses. They make textile sample...


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