Planning & Auditing Your D&T Curriculum 

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Live online curriculum planning


Half day online training either as 2 after school slots on separate days or as a whole morning or afternoon (with a 30 minute break)

Additional self directed study activities also provided

This course can also be run as a bespoke course for your school


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8th June 2021 
9.00am - 12.30pm 
2 x 90 minute live online sessions 
with 30 minute break at approx. 10.30am
£150

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15th June 2021
13.00pm - 16.30pm 
2 x 90 minute live online sessions with 30 minute break at approx. 14.30pm

£150

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23rd June & 29th June 2021 
4.00pm - 5.30pm on both days
2 x 90 minute live online sessions on 2 separate days
£150

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online learningHow is the course delivered?

  • This is an online course with 3 hours of formal online delivery, as well as 3 hours of guided self directed study activities you do in your own time. 
  • There are several different timing options. The after school timings spread across several days have the advantage of no cover being needed with the content broken into 2 chunks. The half day morning and afternoon timings are more suitable where participants prefer to cover all of the content at once, or where it is difficult to attend after school sessions. 
  • The online sessions are usually delivered via Teams or Zoom with a link to the course being sent to the participant before the event.
  • As part of the guided self directed study participants will be provided with electronic resources for appropriate activities and reading that supports the content of the course.


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What are the objectives of this course?

  • Explore the principles for sequencing a high quality design and technology curriculum
  • Consider tools for auditing your KS3 and D&T GCSE curriculum and identify potential improvements
  • Reflect on your approach to curriculum planning and identify your next steps
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What is the course about?

Curriculum mapping
  • Identifying what a genuine D&T experience looks like
  • Creating a curriculum with a clear D&T focus
  • Identifying key learning priorities for the KS3 and D&T GCSE curriculum
  • Using audit tools to review your KS3 and D&T GCSE curriculum and identifying areas for improvement
  • Reflecting on your approach to curriculum planning and considering new ideas
  • Considering how the KS2 prior learning influences KS3 planning
  • Considering how sequence and progression can be built into a D&T curriculum
  • Reflecting on other key elements of curriculum planning e.g. building in spaced and retrieval practice, mapping difficulty, working towards a broader materials approach
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Who is the course for?curriculum planning

  • The course is suitable for anyone interested in curriculum planning for D&T, but it may be of particular interest to heads of department, those with responsibility roles or aspiring leaders. 
  • The course focuses on the KS3 and GCSE curriculum for England, and in particular on the D&T GCSE (although much of the content and approach is relevant to other contexts and some limited references are made to other GCSE routes linked to D&T) . 
  • Please note the course does not include content to support cooking and nutrition or food preparation and nutrition.
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What resources do participants get?

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  • KS3 curriculum audit documents based on the KS3 national curriculum programme of study 
  • Audit documents for D&T GCSE 
  • Audit documents for KS2 to enable you to consider prior learning when planning  (documents are based on the KS3 national curriculum programme of study) 
  • Resources to support elements of the course content e.g. examples of retrieval activities linked to key learning
  • Materials mini sample pack included linked to activities in the session
  • Important note: Participants will be sent resources to use during some of the online activities so make sure we have the name of the person these have to be sent to. 
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Good to know

  • The course gives participants tools and ideas that might help the development of a curriculum plan but as every D&T department is so different we do not provide a ‘one size fits all’ scheme of learning or curriculum model. 
  • The main focus is on KS3 and the D&T GCSE (England) although some limited references are made to other GCSE routes.
  • Please note the course does not include content to support cooking and nutrition or food preparation and nutrition.
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Technical requirements to access the course

For the best experience we recommend:

  • Accessing the session via a computer as this will enable you to see the detail of the content better
  • Use of headphones as this will enable the use of audio/video interaction where applicable
  • Space on your work table will allow you to take part in some of the interactive activities
  • Important note: Participants will be sent resources to use during some of the online activities so make sure we have the name of the person these have to be sent to
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