Year 8 trip to "The Big Bang" UK Young Scientist and Engineers Fair at the NEC
Windsor Park Science department organised the trip to the NEC to widen students understanding of science both to give a better awareness of the role of science in the workplace and to generally inspire them. The Big Bang is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people in the UK. It is aimed at showing young people just how many exciting and rewarding opportunities there are out there for them with the right experience and qualifications.
The Big Bang is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people in the UK. Everything we do is aimed at showing young people just how many exciting and rewarding opportunities there are out there for them with the right experience and qualifications.
Teen Tech UK (Staffs)
Ten year 8 students from Windsor Park Middle School were chosen for their gift and talent in computer science, DT and or science to take part in TeenTech Staffordshire – Inspiring Tomorrow's Innovators, which was held at Uttoxeter Racecourse.
The day was divided into innovation, inspiration and challenge zones. A whole host of companies, education providers, designers, science specialists came together for TeenTech.
Students learned about new technology, used new apps and software, programmed robots, competed in team engineer challenges, electronics problem solving, sampled the use of SMART products and entered into competitions for designing new technology.
The day was outstanding, fun and our students were very impressed at what was on offer.
Companies such as Maplin, JCB, Perkins along with Universities, suppliers, engineers not forgetting game designers / apps designers and host of "Tomorrow's World" Maggie Philbin came along as project patron.
Tom Bennett won a £25.00 iTunes voucher for his new innovative design. Tom said "I am absolutely delighted to win. This event is a truly unique opportunity."
All ten students won the team challenge, for which they were given goodie bags and a trip to Perkins engineering in Stafford, with a luxury VIP lunch included.