National Standards

Learnbylayers covers a whole variety of different educational standards from many countries. As the lessons are fully editable, teachers can personalise the curriculum to their relevant countries science, math and technology standards. Learnbylayers is currently being taught in classrooms around the world including the USA, Australia, Singapore, Netherlands and the UK.

We know how important it is that lessons are clearly referenced to the relevant teaching standards, so we have mapped the curriculum against the UK National Standards, the Australian National Standards and the USA national education standards. The tables below show the relevant UK standards and how the lessons meet the individual standards.

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UK KS3 Design and Technology curriculum

National curriculum standards KS3 Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 5 Lesson 6 Assessment
Develop the creative, technical and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently and to participate successfully in an increasingly technological world
Build and apply a repertoire of knowledge, understanding and skills in order to design and make high-quality prototypes and products for a wide range of users
Identify and solve their own design problems and understand how to reformulate problems given to them
Develop and communicate design ideas using annotated sketches, detailed plans, 3-D and mathematical modelling, oral and digital presentations and computer-based tools
Select from and use specialist tools, techniques, processes, equipment and machinery
Investigate new and emerging technologies
Understand developments in design and technology, its impact on individuals, society and the environment, and the responsibilities of designers, engineers and technologists
Technical Knowledge
Understand and use the properties of materials and the performance of structural elements to achieve functioning solutions

UK KS4 Design and Technology GCSE

The table below maps where the learnbylayers intermediate curriculum meets the standards of the new KS4 GCSE subject content published by the Department of Education. This also includes the links to Maths and Science content that each lesson contains, resulting in a true STEM experience for the students.


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