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Winners and losers

This resource helps students think about who the winners and losers are when making product choices.

Year 6 - stage 8

This resource supports the electricity requirement of the Year 6 national curriculum supporting pupils to associate the brightness of a lamp with the number and voltage of cells in a circuit, to use recognised symbols when representing a simple circuit in a diagram and to design and make a lighting circuit for a...

The Practical Curriculum

This Schools Council working paper, from 1981, looks at curriculum balance and content and issues of curriculum planning. Written before the introduction of the National Curriculum, the paper argues for a visible structure for the school curriculum, explaining why it is needed, suggesting measures for planning and...

Technical Drawing Courses in Secondary Schools: an HMI Discussion Paper

This paper gives an account of a survey, carried out by HM Inspectors in 1980-81, looking at technical drawing and other drawing office based courses in secondary schools. They also visited 11 industrial companies and 15 institutions of further and higher education to discuss their expectations of students in terms...

A Framework for the School Curriculum

Published in January 1980, this report sets out preliminary views on the form that a framework for the proposed National Curriculum should take and the ground it should cover. The ideas were presented to start a consultation process, leading to a curriculum that would apply to schools nationally and promote...

Enamelling

This booklet in the Griffin Technical Studies series provides practical activities in which students can produce their own enamelled objects using copper. Some projects can be undertaken by some students in Key Stage Two whilst others are suitable for Key Stage Three or Four students. These activities may be used...

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