KS2 D&T Course 8 July 2016 Highgate School
Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances the training day has had to be cancelled, apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused. Our good friend Andy Thompson recently got in touch to tell us about a Key Stage 2 D&T training day that he is running on July 8th at Highgate School in London. Details of the day can be found below and links for further information about the day and how to attend can be found at the foot of the article.

KS2 D&T Course 8 July 2016 Highgate School

As Head of Department at Highgate School, our award-winning presenter is passionate about sharing good practice in Design and Technology. This ‘hands-on’ event is specifically designed to help Primary School colleagues with limited resources and/or training opportunities to build confidence in the use of tools, equipment and materials.

KS2 D&T Course 8 July 2016 Highgate School:

This practical training day will facilitate the development of a successful KS2 Design and Technology scheme of work that covers the National Curriculum by providing challenging, motivational and stimulating project ideas. In particular the course will:
  • Demonstrate a range of D&T ideas and projects which can be.
    • implemented as complete Schemes of Work.
    • used as ‘after school club’ activities.
    • used as enrichment STEM activities.
  • Provide colleagues with confidence when using a range of hand tools and equipment.
  • Increase understanding of D&T methodology, differentiation and application.
  • Explain and demonstrate how D&T can link to other subjects in the curriculum.
  • Provide a completely supportive and non-threatening learning environment for colleagues attending.
Course Presenter - Andy Thomson  Andy has experience of both the independent and state educational environments. He displays an outstanding level of  commitment and drive for the subject and has developed a department that is at the forefront of emerging technologies.     Andy teaches at least one class in every year group from Year 3 all the way up to Year 13 which allows him the unique  opportunity of understanding exactly what is happening in each Key Stage and to also practise exactly what he preaches.    Andy’s passion and love of the subject is not limited to Highgate School, he is a true believer in outreach and has developed strong relationships with schools all over the country, spending some of his holiday teaching and sharing his knowledge and skills with teachers and pupils at other schools.

Further Information And Booking Details:

  • By Phone: 01823 413313
  • By email: mail@rta-training.co.uk
  • Online: www.rta-training.co.uk
  • Training Day Details.
The training day will take place on Friday 08/07/2016 at Highgate School in London. The School is situated close to Highgate Tube Station and will run from 9AM - 3.30PM.  

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