Last year, the group had no experience of the vocabulary and it was harder for them to get going.
It is a challenge for children and they can repeat the exercise until they succeed. It helps build their confidence because what they take home looks good and works.
The sessions are well-paced and the enablers are helpful and professional.
Our model-building session was structured so the children could follow the stages more easily. The group is mixed ability and some pupils who I thought might struggle a little have found it very rewarding. Even for teachers who are not specialists, they and the children would benefit. The resource pack is well-produced, with good ideas for pre-visit and follow-up work.