An architecture workshop led by industry experts was held for pupils from a Worcester school.

Year Six pupils from RGS The Grange took part in the event led by Glazzard Architects and Loughborough University’s School of Architecture.

The pupils aged 10 and 11 began the day of architecture with a presentation and workshop by Helen and Simon Rea from Glazzard Architects who provided insights into the world of architecture.

Following this introduction the pupils worked in teams to write client and design briefs for a relaxation and learning space in the School’s Knot Garden.

In the afternoon the collaboration extended to a live project with 67 Loughborough University School of Architecture students, marking the inception of the design process for a classroom of the future.

RGS pupils assumed the role of clients, collaborating closely with the university students throughout the afternoon.

In the new year, pupils will go on to visit Loughborough University to see their designs unveiled and take part in design-based activities at the School of Architecture.

Tom McCallion, head of years five and six, said: “The pupils had an incredible time delving into the world of architecture. It was great to see the pupils interact with the university students, they were fully immersed and engaged in the task at hand and are looking forward to visiting Loughborough University for the second part of this project where they will take part in design-based activities.

"The project has already proved to be an exciting and enriching experience for our pupils.”

This collaboration forms part of RGS The Grange’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Maths) activities.