STFC RAL Trip
Sixty one students from Years 7-9 and staff attended an award trip to the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) this week. This formed the second part of the STEM Inspiration Award we won last November.
During the day, the students engaged in several interactive group activities including 3D printing, metrology, virtual reality, ATLAS, a mock Mars landscape where the EXOMars rovers are tested before their journey across the surface of Mars, a thermal engineering for space challenge, wind turbines and cryogenics. This a was fun and valuable enrichment opportunity and our students have returned even more inspired with Science, with several considering related future education and career pathways.