Engineering Department goes out and about
"Interactive, engaging, educational and fun. Excellently pitched and delivered." is how the Assistant Head of Victoria Academy in Barrow, Cumbria described the engineering workshop for Year 6 pupils. He added, "The children will not forget the learning they have experienced today."
Since November 2016, over 350 pupils at 10 Barrow schools have participated in the Engineering Department’s outreach workshops focused on aspects of either nuclear, chemical or emergency engineering. Practical engineering challenges provide opportunities for Y6 – 9 pupils to work collaboratively in teams, applying STEM skills, testing and evaluating their solutions.
"A super session where children engaged and were able to recognise skills required for engineering as well as the task in hand." Newbarns Primary
Pupils discovered more about the everyday work of engineers when STEM ambassadors from North West engineering companies joined the workshops to answer questions and provide expert advice for their challenges.
The workshops are available FREE to schools and provided by funding from the Sir John Fisher Foundation.
To book, please contact Irene Wise, Schools’ Liaison Officer.