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Our outreach activities include primary school workshops, design and build summer projects in Indonesia and constructing new facilities in Zambia.

High-school children from across South Wales, setting out plans to set-up camp on Mars

Welsh School of Architecture Workshops

Workshops for local primary and secondary schools to give pupils an overview of architecture as a subject and profession.

Children and women clustered around a model of a neighbourhood

Shape My Street Competition

The Welsh School of Architecture (WSA) run an annual Shape My Street competition. The competition has been designed to introduce young learners to ideas about home, place and community.

Group of students building a paper structure

Welsh Baccalaureate support from the Welsh School of Architecture

A series of teaching and learning materials introducing architecture to assist in the delivery of the Welsh Baccalaureate Challenges and the development of the Individual Project.

A wooden house for insects

Architecture Resource Pack

A resource pack focusing on introducing architecture and linking to themes studied in the curriculum. The materials are fun and easy to use within the classroom.


To support the aims of this project, undergraduate students from the School, with support from the University’s Schools Partnership Project and WJEC have developed a series of free teaching and learning resources.

These include worksheets, step-by-step lesson tasks and PowerPoint presentations to introduce architecture through the Primary and Welsh Baccalaureate curriculum.

Resources for primary schools

An Introduction to Architecture - Making a Bug House

A range of resources, recommendations and lesson activities for reception and Key Stage 1 learners (ages 4-7).

Resources for secondary and further education schools and colleges

An Introduction to Architecture - Community mini challenge

Aims to identify issues within the built environment and understand how to overcome these issues with design solutions.

An Introduction to Architecture - Global citizenship mini challenge

Designed to make learners aware of issues that extend past the scope of their own country and allow them to formulate a solution to the overconsumption of the Earth's resources.

Introduction to Architecture - Resource pack

Assists teachers in delivering the challenges and individual project and is a source of inspiration for learners.