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3D Printing Primary School Workshop

Get CREAT(iv)E with a 3D printing workshop for Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils!

3D Printing Primary School Workshop

CREATE Education offer bespoke 3D printing workshops for up to 30 Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils to engage and innovate in a range of topics, from Science and Maths, to Art and Design. Expect hands-on 3D design and printing opportunities for all!

These workshops are unique to you and your students, giving them foundational knowledge of how 3D printing and additive manufacturing can be applied in and outside of the classroom. As well as the hands-on experience of 3D design and 3D printing, they focus on career opportunities within the additive manufacturing industry using real life case studies - planting the idea of a highly rewarding career in additive manufacturing for all.

Workshops are delivered by one of CREATE Education's in-house team or by one of their Ambassadors (from an Ambassador network made up of teachers, educators, and manufacturing experts who are all extremely passionate about 3D printing and education). Our Ambassadors are highly trained and highly experienced and deliver an amazing workshop with unique insights from their own specialised interests in this innovative field of industry and research.

You can choose from half a day or a full day of training.

Popular topics include:

  • 2D to 3D design
  • Shapes
  • Algorithmic Art
  • Ancient Egypt


£300 (+ travel expenses) for half a day and £500 (+ travel expenses) for a full day.

Learning outcomes

  • Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects

  • Learning what the engineering workplace is like

  • Develop engineering employability skills

  • Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers

  • Challenge stereotypes by showing the diversity of disciplines, people and skills involved in engineering


  • Materials
  • Computing
  • Structures
  • Mechanisms

Working scientifically

Whichever curriculum your school follows, pupils should have the opportunity to carry out practical investigations in science that help them to develop their scientific skills. This experience builds the following enquiry skills:

  • Asking questions
  • Evaluating

Essential skills

The essential skills every young person needs to succeed in education and their future career. Find out more at the Skills Builder Partnership. This experience builds the following skills:

  • Creativity - the use of imagination and the generation of new ideas.

  • Problem solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.

Good for a career in...

  • Aircraft
  • Computing
  • Construction
  • Design
  • Electronics
  • Food
  • Space
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