20 October 2017


A photo of the Deep building in Hull.

Architecture in focus: The Deep

The Deep is an award winning aquatic space, a place where young people can explore the story of the world’s oceans and enjoy the urban public realm.

Old fashioned bedroom.

Architecture in Focus: Blenheim Palace

A great building can be a wonderful teaching aid. Find out all about Blenheim Palace and the opportunities it offers in a range of curriculum areas.

Lesson plans and activities

Links to great resources to use local buildings and places in memorable lessons.

Downloadable key stage 3 Science lesson plans

Great resources for your key stage 3 Science lessons.

Skyscraper against blue sky

Tall buildings

Symbolising wealth and power, skyscrapers make great teaching resources.

Downloadable key stage 2 Science lesson plans

Great resources for your key stage 2 Science lessons.

An Embarrassment of Riches

Buildings are incredibly versatile teaching resources. This article introduces some of the possibilities, subject-by-subject across the curriculum, taking the example of St Pancras Station in......

High Rise

The extraordinary range of buildings and structures designed by Foster and Partners can be a great resource for teaching.

Case study: St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Gateshead

Pupils in Gateshead went on an exciting learning journey through the creation of a 'den' in their school grounds.

Case study: Virtual School for Children in Care, Cornwall

A group of Cornish students, the 'Eco-tects', built their own straw bale shelter, learning new skills and making new friends along the way.

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