After 4 years of being a TV and radio presenter, Vicki headed to the secondary classroom where she spent 12 years teaching DesignTo make, draw or write plans for something. and Technology as well as PE. Working as a subject leader, she ran D&T tournaments and weekly clubs to get her students involvedBeing actively engaged in an activity. while also building stronger links with feeder schools to understand how these skillsThe ability to do certain things well. were developed in younger children. This inspired her to move to the prep school, where she has spent the last 4 years. She loves creating engaging lessons and projects for her pupils as well as running a baking club and school-wide ECO projects.
Vicki has created a topic on Structures in Design & Technology and her free lesson features ‘Making a Baby Bear’s Chair’ for KS1 pupils.