Online learning for D&T teachers

D&T Practical Primary School Snapshots


This series of online snapshot courses give practical, hands-on advice for delivering the practical aspects of the Primary Design & Technology curriculum. They aim to reduce apprehension of the teacher and show ways to encourage responsibility and decision making to pupils in the D&T lesson in a safe, controlled environment, allowing for individualised outcomes.

Suitable for new D&T leads, teaching assistants and classroom teachers, each unit will cover:

  • Further details about the practical aspect
  • What is required at each key stage
  • A number of videos from practicing teachers and professionals guiding you through hands-on tasks you can try
  • How to create a quality unit of work for your school
  • Further resources available

The following ‘Primary School Snapshot’ units will be available:

  • Structures
  • Food
  • Textiles
  • Electrical systems
  • Mechanical systems
  • Control
  • CAD

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Design and Technology (D&T) is the inspiring, rigorous and practical subject which prepares all young people to live and work in the designed and made world.

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