Pupils engineering skills put to the test
Pupils from Priory School,Â Miltoncross Academy and St John's College have attended the first Faraday Challenge engineering day.Â
The event, hosted byÂ St John's,Â challenged students with engineering problemsÂ Â linked to the James Webb Space Telescope '“Â a NASA observatoryÂ Â positioned in space.
The challenge, which was run by the Institution of Engineering and Technology,Â was one of 176 events taking place nationwide.Â
The teams had to race against the clock to solve a real life engineering problem through putting their knowledge and technology skills to the test.
IET faraday education manager, Natalie Clerke, said: '˜Students who take part in the challengeÂ will experience working as an engineer through the practical engagement ofÂ Â real life challenges.'Â Â
St John's College won the competition and were awarded with prizes and the chance to secure an all expenses paid trip to the national finals in Edinburgh.