Listing all results (10)

Brompton Cycle Routes: Extended design challenges

The Brompton Cycle Route projects offer students experience of the design process from initial brief through market and product research, generating design ideas, modelling/trialling, production planning and evaluation. The activities are presented in the context of the Brompton Bicycle Company and offer...

Key Stage Four Textiles Chooser Charts

A set of Key Stage Four Nuffield Foundation chooser charts focusing on textiles. Chooser charts help students make decisions about approaches to take for strategy and communication. The chooser charts are particularly useful when students are tackling open-ended projects, such as capability tasks.

Textiles Template - Male

This resource from Boxford presents a laser cut template for use when producing textiles graphics. This template is for drawing males. The stencil can be produced using a laser cutter from the CAD file provided. Students are then able to use the template to speed up and enhance their textile based graphics work. A...

Textiles template - female

This resource from Boxford presents a laser cut template for use when producing textiles graphics. This template is for drawing females. The stencil can be produced using a laser cutter from the CAD file provided. Students are then able to use the template to speed up and enhance their textile based graphics work....

Zones 5 and 6: Smart Buildings

This Crystal exhibition resource from Siemens highlights the high levels of inefficiencies in most buildings and offers solutions such as smart buildings, reducing resources and making buildings more efficient. Super Cool Uniform is a design project where students need to research optimum working temperatures in...

Key Stage Four Textiles Resource Tasks

A set of Key Stage Four Nuffield Foundation resource tasks focusing on textiles.

Resource tasks are short, practical focused, activities designed to teach the resources for capability in a way which should intrigue and amuse students.

Key Stage Four Textiles Capability Tasks

A set of Key Stage Four Nuffield Foundation capability tasks focusing on the design, making and evaluation of textile products.

For students to develop and reveal their capability longer more open tasks requiring designing, making and evaluating are necessary. Sometimes these activities are referred to as...

Designing Your Own Prom Dress

In this Teachers TV video, secondary design and technology students with a passion for fashion, textiles and design make their own prom dresses as part of a vocational project at Key Stage Four. Helped by award-winning fashion designer, Seema Izaiah, the Year Eleven students from Holywells High School in Ipswich...

Nuffield Design and Technology 11-14: Teacher's File

The Nuffield Design and Technology Teacher's File for Key Stage Three contains a large number of resource tasks which can be included in lessons. These short, focused activities are presented as instruction sheets and are intended to increase technical knowledge, skills and design strategies.

The file...

Textiles themed design challenges

This resource provides mini challenges based on the designing process. With textiles as the core theme, students are set mini challenges that ask them to create design briefs, understand client needs, generate ideas, communicate their ideas and evaluate their ideas.

View all publishers