Exam Success & Teaching & Learning

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Scroll down to see the range of courses we run on teaching and learning and revision:

  • Teaching and learning strategies in D&T and maximising progression
  • Exam technique and revision

Not all courses we run might be listed here at the moment. The following are the courses currently available. 


Exam Success: How to Make Learning Stick in D&T

This is one of our VIP Bespoke courses. Find out more here. 
£295 (includes VAT)

NEW DATES & VENUES RELEASED SOON
Email julie@julieboyd.co.uk to reserve a place

This course is run by Paul & Julie Boyd (this is one of our independent courses and all bookings are done by contacting Julie Boyd direct - see information below)

What are the course objectives?

  • To create students who are more engaged & who take responsibility for their learning.
  • To recommend key priorities for knowledge & understanding.
  • To develop strategies that embed learning, along with developing higher order thinking strategies that help students maximise their grades.
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What is the course about?

  • Content doesn’t focus on one board, nor will it cover any particular theory areas in depth. Delegates looking for detailed & specific advice relevant to a particular board or to individual areas of theory are advised to attend a course run by their chosen board. 
  • As the course targets all exam boards it doesn’t include a traditional scheme of learning, although guidance will be given. 
  • Exam questions will be considered but the course will not include extensive use of these, nor will delegates take part in extensive marking practice exercises. Instead the focus is on longer term teaching & learning strategies that better develop exam technique. 
  • The focus is on the written exam so there will be very limited reference to the NEA (although links between the exam & NEA will be made).
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Who’s the course for? 

  • Any D&T teacher from any material specialism & using any exam board


What does this course not include?

  • Content doesn’t focus on one board, nor will it cover any particular theory areas in depth. Delegates looking for detailed & specific advice relevant to a particular board or to individual areas of theory are advised to attend a course run by their chosen board. 
  • As the course targets all exam boards it doesn’t include a traditional scheme of learning, although guidance will be given. 
  • Exam questions will be considered but the course will not include extensive use of these, nor will delegates take part in extensive marking practice exercises. Instead the focus is on longer term teaching & learning strategies that better develop exam technique. 
  • The focus is on the written exam so there will be very limited reference to the NEA (although links between the exam & NEA will be made).


What do delegates say about the course?

It was an intense training session which was so helpful, engaging and useful. It resulted in me working so well with my students in the GCSE [and] together we achieved the highest results the school has ever seen. 

Excellent course info. Great ideas to try out right away. I’m going to work on some of these on the train!

Fantastic, just what I needed!

Very clear, lots of things to take back and use straight away. Hands on approach with ideas for deeper thinking

What a fantastic day! Personalised learning which has given me so many fantastic ideas. I would highly recommend this course to anyone wanting to make improvements to revision. 


What’s different about our course? Why should your school release you?

  • This is one of our VIP Bespoke courses. These courses offer delegates our most bespoke and specialised experience. Numbers are restricted to a maximum of 10 delegates in order to provide a more personalised experience for each individual attending. These courses also have the greatest depth of content with extensive supporting resources worth up to £100. 
  • Resources delegates take away can be used straight away back in the classroom, along with other resources that will support the development of long term curriculum planning. 
  • Our courses are known for their focus on real solutions for real classrooms with practical applications that really work and which don’t increase workload. 
  • Content is delivered by Paul & Julie Boyd who between them have over 50 years experience in D&T education, including at senior leadership level, as well as 20 years experience in industry. 
  • Delegates go away with a coaching action plan which helps them embed change over the next year.
  • Follow up email support is available after courses to help ensure delegates can apply their learning. 
  • Click here for more information on what makes our courses different to those of other trainers, along with tips on persuading your school to release you
  • For more information about this course email: julie@julieboyd.co.uk 
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How to book this course

NEW DATES & VENUES RELEASED SOON
Email julie@julieboyd.co.uk to reserve a place


What else would you like to know about our courses?

We have Lead Facilitator accreditation as part of the National STEM Learning Centre CPD Quality Mark

Find out how to book a course

See the course terms & conditions

Find out about course venues 

Find out what makes our courses different

Get tips on persuading your school to release you to come on a course

Hear what delegates say about our courses


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. 


Want a course delivering at your school?

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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