Year 5 thoroughly enjoyed a visit from Architecture Workshops today, learning about the Taj Mahal in India and building their very own version out of sticks and elastic bands! The pupils learnt how this example of Indian architecture was built and then worked together to create their own structure. They all cheered when they realised their hard work had paid off and the Blue Coat Taj Mahal stood proudly without any support! Thank you to Martin from Architecture Workshops for this inspiring visit.

Mrs Barnes


Below are some quotes from Year 5 about their day of fun!
“I never knew you could make such huge creations with large elastic bands and sticks!” Kate 
“It was an amazing experience and I hope to make something like this another day!” Zuhair 
“It proves that if you try hard, then you really can succeed!” Natasha 
“It shows that if you work as a team, you can do the impossible!” Maya 
“I thoroughly enjoyed it and hope to take part in this type of activity again!” Muhammed 
“Tremendously fun, tricky and super!” Oliver 
“It proves that teamwork is the key to everything!” Lily 
“Great fun for everyone involved!” Liang Yu 

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