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The New D&T GCSE - What You Need to Know from a Material Perspective

This year’s Design & Technology GCSE intake is the first cohort to sit the new GCSE. The new qualification is 50% practical and 50% theoretical, with a written exam to be completed at the en...

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Design & Technology Budget

It’s no secret that school budgets are tight, which is why it’s important to keep an eye on departmental costs to make sure those budgets aren’t going to waste. Luckily, cutting desi...

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Poplar vs Birch - Battle of the Plywoods

Because of the way plywood is made, it's less likely to warp or split, making it a popular material for construction - particularly for design & technology students. For a long time now, birch ply...

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Poplar Plywood - ideal for laser cutting. New thicknesses now available

Timberite are pleased to announce that an increased range of thicknesses are now available in the poplar laser plywood, these are 3mm, 4mm, 6mm, 9mm and 12mm. An ideal material for laser cutting - for...

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