2nd February 2020

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Like our Facebook page or sign up to our D&T newsletter to be the first to hear when new free resources are released. New Date For Our Sewing Machine Servicing Course

Following on from our sewing machine basic maintenance and servicing course in Nottingham in November 2019 we've had a lot of requests for the same course in London. It has taken some time to get this organised but we’re pleased to say that we now have a date at St. Marylebone CE School Sixth Form site in central London on 23rd June 2020. Book your place soon as this course is always popular

Sewing machine maintenance

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Service station roof L6Rs - child's cotton sweaterL

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To find out more about how our free resources fit into the bigger picture of curriculum planning take a look at our bursary funded course 'Creating an Effective Curriclum in KS3 & GCSE D&T’ in York on 6th & 7th March.

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  • Toyi is a kit made up of parts that can be combined with everyday objects to make toys. Although the kit is marketed as a toy (and the kit itself is expensive) this could be good inspiration for a creating a low cost iterative design and modelling activity in the classroom.
  • This article on streetwear brands might be useful for some background reading and research, particularly for the street culture element of the D&T A level F&T specs.

Product in a Tin Competition

Why not use our Product in a Tin competition as a module of work, homework, mock NEA or after school club? The prizes are fabulous for both the winning student and their school.  Get more information and resources to get you started. 

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