KS3 D&T Curriculum

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Getting It Right in KS3, Laying Good Foundations for D&T GCSE
(2 day residential) 

15th & 16th June 2018
The National STEM Learning Centre, York
Bookings are made via the STEM Centre website

State funded schools & academies can apply for an Enthuse Bursary which pays the course fee (accommodation not included). 
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Note that this course is run on behalf of The National STEM Learning Centre and is not one of our own independent courses. The link takes you to the STEM Centre website where bookings can be made. Please note I can answer general queries about the course content but enquiries about the bursary, bookings and terms and conditions must be made via the STEM Centre. 

Outcomes

  • Explore how the key stage 3 curriculum can be developed to better prepare students for the design and technology GCSE
  • Gain resources to support an engaging and progression focused key stage 3 curriculum
  • Investigate how key stage 3 can be used to raise the profile of design and technology, supporting the uptake of design and technology of key stage 4
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Content

This is an exciting opportunity to review your key stage 3 curriculum and to reflect on how your department can develop a programme of learning that supports progression into design and technology GCSE.

The course focus is on the designing and making attainment target at key stage 3 which will be relevant to all material areas (please note, it will not include the cooking and nutrition attainment target). Get support to develop a robust key stage 3 curriculum, providing a solid foundation for the broader materials requirements of design and technology GCSE.

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During this course, we will:

  • provide a framework for self-assessment of your current key stage 3 curriculum
  • look at how key stage 3 supports the design and technology GCSE and what steps can be taken to ensure that students are fully prepared when they arrive at key stage 4
  • consider new ideas, strategies and approaches to the key skills and knowledge required at key stage 3, in order to create an exciting and engaging curriculum that raises the profile of design and technology and encourages students to choose it at key stage 4
  • discover a range of strategies and ideas that create an engaging curriculum, embedding progression and creativity
  • support you to develop a personalised action plan for your department
  • provide resources to take away that will help you to develop your key stage 3 curriculum


What delegates say about this course

Both Paul and Julie are in touch with what is really going on out there in our subject. 

Very useful information with regards to implementing content into GCSE through links to KS3 teaching. 

Really useful, informative and thought provoking. Lots to take back to my department. 

Friendly, supportive and positive delivery. Informative and empowering.

Fantastic - a fresh approach incorporating what we already do with new ideas. I will be using these ideas straight away. 


How to book this course

Book this course
Note that this course is run on behalf of The National STEM Learning Centre and is not one of our own independent courses. The link takes you to the STEM Centre website where bookings can be made. Please note I can answer general queries about the course but enquiries about the bursary, bookings and terms and conditions must be made via the STEM Centre. 



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Dates not convenient for you? 

It is sometimes possible to add in additional dates and venues for workshops so contact me if a date doesn’t suit you. 


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Bespoke workshops can also be delivered either at your school or at an external venue. Email julie@julieboyd.co.uk for more details.


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