Well I hope everyone is enjoying a relaxing summer vacation – recharging the batteries for the new year of teaching and Design and Technology students bursting with ideas and projects.

I have been trawling the web and am always amazed at what fellow colleagues share openly to help Design Technology teachers and students both new and old. One question that is always asked early on by new teachers of the Diploma Design Technology syllabus is regarding what sort of investigations and how many should I do to cover the syllabus. The answer is a difficult one as everyone teacher has different methods and favourites that are personal to them and their students. However the following two schools have shared some interesting task sheets showing the investigations they choose: –

So thank you to both of these school and teachers for sharing resources, if you know of any others then please comment or even better comment and post on the OCC.