Confronting a real-world design challenge, two groups of 2nd Years embraced creativity, problem-solving, and collaboration at this year’s Institution of Engineering and Technology STEM activity day.
Pupils were presented with a mystery engineering brief and then navigated the process of designing solutions, buying materials with their Faraday currency, and constructing working prototypes.
The atmosphere was charged with a buzz of healthy competition, fostering teamwork and cooperation. At the end of the day, each team had to deliver a compelling presentation where they explained their target market, demonstrated a consideration of sustainability and conveyed how their ideas could make a meaningful impact. A huge well done to both teams for their excellent contribution, showcasing creative problem-solving, and thank you to Richard Lander School for hosting this year’s event.
A special congratulations to the girls’ team who came away as winners of this round. Their prototype stood out for its meticulous attention to detail and the judge commented on their effective teamwork – well done girls!