Portsmouth High School Pupil comes top for sustainable city
A PORTSMOUTH High School pupil is celebrating after winning a national science, technology, engineering and mathematics competition (STEM).
Year 8 pupil, Amelie Van Gelder, 13, has been announced as winner of the Stem Clubs Week 2020 competition.
The competition was organised by Stem Learning, the biggest independent learning provider of its type in the UK, with the theme of designing a sustainable city.
After hearing of her award Amelie said: ‘I dreamt up VanAm; a flourishing city that is filled with rooftop farms and a canal that runs through it. When I found out that I had won I was over the moon. It was my birthday so that was the icing on the cake. I thoroughly enjoyed the challenge and I am excited to enter next year’s competition.’
Teacher, Jemima Gibson, commented: ‘She has put tremendous effort into her sustainable city using creativity, ingenuity, sustainability and following the brief to include clean air, clean water, sewage, energy and transport.’
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