Free literacy download
If you’re interested in literacy in D&T Alex Quigley’s books are always a useful read. Routledge have a free download on their website that includes some of the chapters from several of Quigley’s books. Although not D&T specific they are a good starting point for anyone wanting to develop literacy strategies in their classroom.
Wool4School design competition
The Wool4School design competition is worth a look for students in years 10 - 13. It might make a great homework or lesson activity. This year’s brief focuses on ‘repair, renew, repurpose and innovate ‘with entrants designing an outfit that blends new materials with those from pre-loved items. There are some great prizes, including ones for both teachers and students. There are some great resources on wool on the , along with inspiration from past winners.
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