Teaching aids and careers advice

We're working with industry and education experts to develop a suite of downloadable resources for you to use. From lesson plans to leaflets, we'll provide you with tools that will be useful both inside and outside the classroom.
Routes into the industry

Routes into the industry

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Routes into the industry

Find out more about the different ways you can start your career in house building.

Career progression chart

Career progression chart

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Career progression chart

Want to get to the top? Find out how with our handy career progression chart for an apprentice.

Get into house building

Get into house building

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Get into house building

Read more about what we do and find out how you can start your career with a house builder and why you should.

KS2 Mathematics Worksheets

KS2 Mathematics Worksheets

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KS2 Mathematics Worksheets

Mathematics worksheets for KS2 classes covering addition & subtraction and areas & perimeters.

Lesson Plans

Note: Please download the teaching aid doc and the powepoint file for each lesson, and open the powerpoint as a 'read only' otherwise the correct fonts will not load.

Lesson 1 - Why do we need new houses

Lesson 1 - Why do we need new houses

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Lesson 2 - How have populations changed across the UK

Lesson 2 - How have populations changed across the UK

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Lesson 3 How do builders meet local needs

Lesson 3 How do builders meet local needs

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Lesson 4 - Sustainable Communities

Lesson 4 - Sustainable Communities

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Lesson 5 - Does the Bath Riverside development encourage sustainable communities

Lesson 5 - Does the Bath Riverside development encourage sustainable communities

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Lesson 6 - How do councils make decisions about where to build homes

Lesson 6 - How do councils make decisions about where to build homes

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Lesson 7 - How does South Oxfordshire plan to meet the housing need

Lesson 7 - How does South Oxfordshire plan to meet the housing need

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Lesson 8 - Where should we build the new homes decision making

Lesson 8 - Where should we build the new homes decision making

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Lesson 9 - Building homes in challenging environments

Lesson 9 - Building homes in challenging environments

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Lesson 10 - How can we make new homes more energy efficient

Lesson 10 - How can we make new homes more energy efficient

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Sustainable Communities CREST Challenge

The Sustainable Communities CREST Challenge invites students to develop a housing plan for a 2000m2 site including 10 homes. Are you up to the task? Click on the appropriate link below to download all the information you need to get started.

CREST Students

CREST Students

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CREST Teachers

CREST Teachers

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CREST Employers

CREST Employers

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Taylor Wimpey curriculum packs

Taylor Wimpey curriculum packs

Taylor Wimpey curriculum packs

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Taylor Wimpey has a set of free curriculum packs with activities designed to engage primary school pupils in learning about housebuilding, creating new communities and eco-friendly construction. The packs provide guidance notes for teachers and highlight the links to the curricula for England, Scotland and Wales.

Download the attached PDF for a preview of the curriculum packs or you can request a free pack by visiting www.taylorwimpey.co.uk/schools.

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