Soap dishes and smelly socks

Isobel Gardner
1996, Vol. 1, No. 1,


Over the last few years the Bromley Education Business Partnership has encouraged and supported schools and local businesses to work together to enhance the curriculum. To further these developments in primary schools an EBP residential course was organised and run by Bromley's Education Training and Support Division. Participating schools were encouraged to send small teams of teachers in order that there could be effective project planning both during and after the course.

This article

  • describes how business links, in their widest sense, can add a unique realism to design and technology activities, and at the same time help meet the requirements of the revised order
  • outlines the whole-school approach
  • describes a project developed with a Year 4 class

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