Structure: Pavilions

Pupils explore pavilion structures, learning about what they are used for and investigating how to create strong and stable structures before also designing and creating their own own pavilions, complete with cladding

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Lesson 1: Exploring Frame Structures

Using toothpicks and sweets, pupils explore different frame structures to test which are the most stable

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Lesson 2: Designing a Pavilion

Based on what they found out about structures in the previous lesson, children design their pavilion structures

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Lesson 3: Pavilion Frame

Using their designs and a range of materials, children build a strong frame structure for their pavilion

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Lesson 4: Pavilion Cladding

Experimenting with different decorative techniques, pupils use paper and other materials to clad their pavilions

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