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Outstanding Learning in the Primary D&T Curriculum

Everything you need to become more effective and more confident teaching Design and Technology at KS1 and KS2

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Suitable for: Teachers and middle leaders.

Phases suitable for:

  • Primary

Course Reference: 1162WW
Price: £269.00 + VAT or hold in-house
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All maintained primary schools in England are required to follow the National Curriculum, which includes Design and Technology as a compulsory subject at Key Stages 1 and 2. Design & Technology is about making things that function and have a purpose. It is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject which prepares all young people to live and work in the designed and made world.

  • Understand the context for the D&T PoS
  • Understand the key messages of the National Curriculum for D&T
  • Understand the principles of curriculum planning and the challenges facing the Primary D&T teacher, including assessment
  • Develop project work and plan for the long, medium and short term
  • Examine Health & Safety, risk assessment and the use of tools and equipment safely


Examining the context for the PoS and defining the primary role
  • Design & Technology — a difficult journey
  • Defining the subject leader
  • Management skills survey
The key messages of the National Curriculum for D&T
  • Structure
  • The new orders — taking a closer look
  • Frequently asked questions about changes to D&T curriculum
Curriculum planning, assessment and the challenges facing Primary D&T teachers
  • Challenges in KS1 and KS2
  • Assessment
  • Curriculum planning
Health & Safety, risk assessment, tools and equipment
  • Recommended documentation
  • Tool safety
  • Adhesives

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