Primary design and technology: Structures NE256 / A23

1 Hour
Learning Method
Online Delivered CPD

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This course will introduce you to the skills, knowledge and understanding of the structures element of the primary design and technology national curriculum. You will consider National Curriculum requirements, progression and a range of practical activities which enable children to develop their design, skills.

Other courses in this series are:  

Alternatively, you can access all 6 courses for the price of 5 through the Primary Design and Technology online course package.

Who is it for?

Leaders of Primary D&T; Primary Teachers

What topics are covered?

This course covers:

  • Understanding different type of structures
  • Planning for progression
  • Materials, stability and strength in structures
  • Cross curricular opportunities and activities to try out in the classroom

How will you learn?

This online, self-paced course can be completed flexibly. Participants can join and start this course at any time after the advertised date. 
This course is not facilitated. You can learn independently or with colleagues to directly address your individual needs.

How long is this course?

This course takes around 1 hour to complete and you do not need to be online at any specific time. You can take the course at your own pace.

Who is the course leader?

  • Sarah Dagnell

    I am a Professional Development Leader for Primary STEM at The National STEM Learning Centre, York. Previously, I was a primary school teacher...


The aim of this short CPD package is to:

  • provide you with ideas to help you develop your D&T teaching curriculum
  • provide practical approaches you can then use in your classroom


Primary design and technology: Structures01 September 202300:00-23:59

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£30.00 +VATSubsidy available*£0.00
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£40.00 +VAT

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