Pupils will work in pairs to design and build structures. They will produce a range of 2D/3D shapes and are challenged to model a skyscraper.
Students will work in pairs, one class at a time, to develop an understanding of how shapes make structures. The activity will be differentiated by age (Years 1 - 6) and ability.
During the day, students will:
Delivery can be flexible by age group, for example 1 hour for KS1 to 1.5 hours for KS2. The provider can be flexible in providing back-to-back sessions across the school day as part of a full day booking to deliver to different class groups.
90 student capacity.
State Primary & SEN schools: £500 for a full day, or £275 for a half day
Independent Schools: £600 for a full day, £330 for a half day
Bookings on 2 consecutive days 10% discount, 3 or more bookings made in same enquiry 20% discount
On some occasions the provider may be able to fund part or all of the workshop cost using donations from generous supporters.
The provider operates in the Surrey region, so mileage may be charged for schools further afield.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Improve attainment and progress in STEM subjects
Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers
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:
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:
Aiming high - the ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them.
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.
Staying positive - the ability to use tactics to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.
Teamwork - working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal.
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