Age Range: KS4
Use with below-average ability Key Stage 4 students preparing for the Design and Technology Textile GCSE, or special groups following short courses or the Certificate of Achievement in the Textile areas. The sheets can also be used to enhance skills in other areas of technology and may be valuable building blocks for more able students.
There are two worksheets on each topic. The first page should be used with teacher supervision and the second page can be used as homework, or as a follow-up practice for another lesson. The sheets become more demanding towards the end of the pack.
Topics include: Technical terms; The sewing machine; Patterns; Fabric properties; Suitability, Source and care; Design and make activities; Industrial processes; Safety in children's toys; Ranges; Colours; Packaging. (Updated from: Focus Tasks: Textiles)