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Raising Achievement in Design and Technology: Turnford School

This case study from Ofsted describes the development of an innovative and relevant design and technology curriculum at Turnford School, which has secured high levels of engagement and achievement.

The department formed a partnership with Mindsets to help modernise what was previously a very traditional...

Computer-aided Design and Manufacture in Design and Technology

This case study from Ofsted shows how one secondary school integrated computer-aided design and manufacture (CAD/CAM) into their design and technology provision.

At Ripley St Thomas Church of England school, students use professional standard software and manufacturing equipment confidently, developing...

Design and Technology

This Teachers TV programme shows a complete lesson, uninterrupted and unedited with the intention of developing classroom observation skills. At the beginning of the film, the teacher gives a brief overview of the class and objectives for that lesson and afterwards, reflects on how she felt the session went. In...

In at the Deep End

In this video from Teachers TV, a newly qualified design and technology teacher has been given responsibility for planning and delivering a new vocational GCSE in manufacturing, but today's Year Ten lesson is not going well.

Behaviour expert John Bayley observes that Bruce Duxbury's class management is...

Designing for CAD/CAM 1

This Teachers TV video follows Steve Scott, a local authority design and technology advisor, as he works with staff and students in a school in Barking and Dagenham. Steve believes that although CAD/CAM has revolutionised classroom teaching, it can sometimes lead to traditional design skills being ignored. He has...

Designing for CAD/CAM 2

In this Teachers TV video, design and technology trouble-shooter Steve Stott has devised some innovative ideas to help students design for CAD/CAM. Steve is trying out a new scheme of work at John Kelly Technology College in Brent, where over a third of students speak English as a second language. Students here...

Cooking

This Teachers TV video features Graham Squire, a 20 year old chef from Portsmouth, who will represent the UK at the international showcase for vocational skills, the WorldSkills 2007 event in Japan.

Graham's skills are highly rated by his employer, Claridges Hotel in London. During a typical shift in the...

Bath Bombs and Rockets

This Teachers TV video shows how science AST, Alison Tiltman, is keen to work closely with other departments and encourage cross curricular learning. Combining science, design and technology, and maths, her Year Nine students take part in a challenge to imagine they are running their own cosmetics companies. As...

Baker's Haven

This Licence to Cook practical session is about the production of bread based products, with students making either Dinner rolls or Pesto pizza or Finnish fruit plait. There is scope for students to be creative, selecting different types of ingredients that could be combined into the dishes. The writing frames can...

Storing Our Stuff

In this resource from Teachers TV, children from Brecknock School in North London work on an aspect of school improvement with a designer William Warren. The idea for this project comes from The Sorrell Foundation and is called the Joinedupdesignforschools project.

Children look at the problem they have...

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