1122N1 Archimake taj mahal TM 1

Art skills
Art & drawing techniques developed through built environment studies

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Modelmaking & 3D skills
Modelmaking skills to test & transform designs into 3D

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Communication Skills
Verbal presentations develop public speaking skills in addition to drawing and making to communicate ideas

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10 Design Workshops per term
In Person or Live Online workshops. High tutor:student ratio of 1:5 (under 11's) or 1:8 (over 11's). All tutors have architecture or design education and are DBS checked.

Award Winning Education
Every term is original and engages with current relevant UK & worldwide topics. Won Best Children's Architectural Education Organisation 2018 and shortlisted winner for Inspire Future Generations Awards by Thornton Education Trust 2021

Design Drawing & Model making
Guidance on design drawing techniques and visual language with 2 model making workshops to develop abilities of converting 2D ideas into 3D models. Also develops team working and leadership skills.

Attendance to Project Review presentations
Regular small weekly in peer to peer presentations to develop confidence in verbal skills and a End of Term Presentation event at which children attend presentations by qualifying children on Bronze & Explore Award present their projects and receive feedback from industry professionals.

Archimake Certificate of Completion
Every child who attends Archimake for the term receives a Certificate of Attendance at our End of Term Presentations (whether they are on a qualifying course or not). This is our progress tracker which runs in parrallel to the Awards. (Children can continue to attend Archimake without doing an Award for a qualification as they are optional.)

Inspirational Role Models
Each term children are introduced to at least 1 or 2 influential characters which children can research further in their own time. Children are also introduced to 1 or more industry professionals at our Projects Review event at the end of the year. At this event Industry Professionals give a brief career highlight presentation to show the variety of work design can lead to.

Teamworking is an integral part of the workshops. Model making workshops are carried out in small groups and develop important teamworking, collaboration and leadership skills. Professional designers and architects work in teams due to the scale of tasks and variety of skills needed so this equips children with necessary skills for their future.

Communication skills
Communication skills are developed through visual skills, drawing, drawing techniques and graphic sensibility, written and verbal skills are developed for children's final design project presentation. Essential transferable skills for career success in any discipline.

Qualification Options
Children can decide to enter the course for an Explore, Bronze or Silver award which lead to national qualification, including GCSE equivalents and providing UCAS points which count towards University applications. More info

"I love Archimake as I learn things I dont learn about in school"

Bronze Award Archimaker, age 13