We will be providing hand sanitiser for pupils to use upon entry and when exiting workshops and where possible intend to wipe down materials in between sessions. Presenters will be come equipped with a face shield to be used when addressing the group and face masks when in discussion with individuals or smaller groups.
Architecture Workshops Run Hands-On Focused Practical Tasks For All Key Stages & Abilities.
In The Saxon Roundhouse we take history as a starting point and using, Design Technology, Maths Literacy, Science and Drama to differing degrees, pupils create large scale reconstructions of famous architectural landmarks that bring curriculum subjects to life. Pupils work individually, in small teams and altogether to build one large Roundhouse.
The Architecture Workshops Association have been running fun and engaging workshops since 1996 that engage with pupils and providing catalytic support for teachers. Fitting with the national curriculum on numerous levels, not only the obvious STEM elements and History, but we help develop pupils Fine and Gross Motor Skills as well as a their independent thought and problem solving skills, thereby increasing their self esteem.
Curriculum topics available: Logic and Problem Solving, Shape.
All of our hands-on workshops contain every aspect of STEM learning, from number and counting to shape and space the real word Maths involved is focused on the importance of triangulation in construction. From a Saxon Roundhouse to a Skyscraper
Curriculum topics available: Team building.
Teamwork and resilience included
Curriculum topics available: Mechanics and engineering.
Construction elements included
Some drama included
Curriculum topics available: Teamwork and resilience.
Problem Solving and Resilience Elements Included
Anglo Saxon Roundhouse demonstrating how the people lived
Bridge Building, Egyptian Pyramids; Ely Cathedral; Fairground Rides; Geodesic Structures; Greek Parthenon; Indian Taj Mahal; Islamic Dome Of The Rock; Mayan Pyramid; Sculptures; Saxon Roundhouse; Shelters; Skyscrapers; Stonehenge; Tudor Globe Theatre; Victorian Crystal Palace; Viking Longboat
2 x 45 in one day
My son, Erno, ran out of his classroom today exclaiming 'best day ever'.
Thank you so much for what sounds like an inspiring session building pyramids in Elstree.
His eyes were glistening and he is still buzzing!
Thank you very much.
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