Regeneration and education

This project will develop an understanding of the planning and design process undertaken when planning a new school in the community. Pupils will learn about the costing of this and how local business would be involved. They will also consider the benefits of certain facilities in the new school and how its use will change over the life span of the school.

Broad Outcomes of learning

• Subject knowledge gained and enhanced e.g. how to develop skills employers are looking for, how can we improve our schools? 
• Enterprising skills improved by developing creativity, confidence, positive attitude; increasing motivation to learning; taking responsibility and making decisions; consideration of others through group work and discussion; raising achievement and fostering ambition 
• Developed employability skills: communication, planning, organisation, time management, researching, co-operating, contributing, sourcing, negotiating, analysing, reporting, presenting, marketing 
• Confidence of working independently from teacher-led lessons demonstrated by setting own targets, carrying out research, negotiating resources and managing time as a group 
• Pupils take responsibility for their learning through making decisions about assessment, roles within the group, timescales for activities, important areas of research 
• Learners have developed 4 capacities of CfE

Relevance to curriculum

• Supports CfE Social Studies

Download this lesson/project idea
Architecture support materials
  • Architecture support materials
  • Get ADOBE Reader