D&T GCSE: Making it Work in Textiles

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We offer several courses on delivering the D&T GCSE via a textiles focused approach. Scroll down to see the ones currently available. You might also be interested in the other courses we run on the D&T GCSE. 



D&T GCSE: Making It Work in Textiles

This is a mid price range courses. Find out more here. 
£175 (includes VAT)

Venues coming soon include Liverpool & Ipswich - to be notified of the dates email us

This course is run by Julie & Paul Boyd

  • Find out how textiles fits into the new GCSE D&T qualification 
  • Think the new curriculum isn't creative? Worried about new content? Not sure what's the right next step for your department? Come & get answers to your questions and get ideas on how to approach the GCSE so that textiles retains its creativity and traditional focus, whilst still embracing new ideas
  • Develop a strong KS3 curriculum that provides a firm basis for KS4
  • Develop a 21st Century curriculum that is both creative and technical
  • The course includes some hands on activities that are creative and which add a wow factor to lessons
  • Reinvigorate your teaching & create a buzz about textiles
  • Challenging perceptions and stereotypes about what textiles is
  • Up to date information on the textiles industry and on careers in textiles
  • Reviewing your curriculum and planning ways to develop the subject in the future
  • Find out how to use the changes to strengthen your department
  • Where to get help on areas you are worried about
  • Creating good learning habits as a basis for GCSE
  • Tried & tested tips & strategies that engage learners
  • Some of the content will be also be relevant to the new GCSE qualification in general
  • Resources and ideas that will impact on teaching and learning in your classroom immediately including being relevant to the current GCSE
  • The course includes a free teaching and learning resources pack to take away with you
  • Click here to find out 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 


What delegates say about this course

Had lots of fun whilst learning - one of the best training sessions I’ve been on in a long time

Excellent course, really helped me clarify things and gave me food for thought. 

Brilliant & informative from start to finish. Really helped dispel worries about the spec.

Lots of hands on practical tasks that you can use in your classroom & fab resources. 

Excellent course, very informative. I can go back to school feeling confident about textiles and positive and exciting about the changes.

Excellent, inspiring & useful. Information on other materials areas as well as textiles was really useful to get the bigger picture across D&T.

You are both very passionate about D&T - that’s good to see and experience. 

Great range of resources and ideas - the resources are excellent & there are clear links back to the curriculum. 


To book this course: 

This course has already taken place & a new date has not yet been set. If you would like a date for this course to be added to the calendar email julie@julieboyd.co.uk

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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. 


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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