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Dayinsure Wales Rally GB Competition for Schools 2018

To enter, go to www.stemcymru.org.uk/resources/ to download the entry form and competition template. Good luck!

Congratulations to the EESW 6th Form Project Award Winners 2017-2018 – South Wales

EESW is pleased to announce this year’s 6th Form Project Award Winners.  75 teams took part in the competition this year, and 16 awards were given for various categories. The annual awards events took place at Parc Y Scarlets, Llanelli on Thursday 19th April 2018. Congratulations to this year’s winning teams and nominees:

Congratulations to the EESW 6th Form Project Award Winners 2017-2018 – North Wales

EESW is pleased to announce this year’s 6th Form Project Award Winners.  25 teams took part in the competition this year, and 8 awards were given for various categories. The annual awards events took place at Venue Cymru, Llandudno in North Wales on Tuesday 13th March 2018. Congratulations to this year’s winning teams and nominees:

Congratulations to the winners of the F1 in Schools Challenge, South Wales 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the F1 in Schools Challenge, North Wales 2018! Entry Class: Best Portfolio Award – Vulcan – Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Myrddin Best Pit Display Award – Firefish – Brynteg School Best Verbal Presentation Award – Mellten Rhydywaun – Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun Future Stars Award – Speed – Y Pant School Fastest Car Sponsored by SWIEET – Firefish (1.376s) – Brynteg School Regional Champions Sponsored by SWIEET (and VIP’s at Silverstone for the UK National Final) – Vulcan – Ysgol […]

Congratulations to the winners of the F1 in Schools Challenge, North Wales 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the F1 in Schools Challenge, North Wales 2018! Entry Class: Best Portfolio Award – 6×7 Racing – St David’s College Best Pit Display Award – Hard Chargers – Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni Best Verbal Presentation Award – Hard Chargers – Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni Future Stars Award – 6×7 Racing – St David’s College Fastest Car – Team Hammerhead (1.727s) – Prestatyn High School Regional Champions (and VIP’s at Silverstone for the UK National Final) – Hard Chargers – […]

Year 12 Student from Ysgol Friars wins Dr Tom Parry Jones EESW Student of the Year Award!

Each year, around 600 Year 12 students take part in the Engineering Education Scheme Wales’ Sixth Form Project.  The students work in teams of up to eight on a six-month STEM project, set by a link company. This award is in memory of the late Dr Tom Parry Jones (1935-2013) who was a trustee of EESW for 20 years.  Tom was a great entrepreneur and innovator, who established Lion Laboratories in Cardiff in 1967 and played a major role in […]

Girls into STEM testimonials 2016 – 2017

Below are a selection of quotes from students who participated in our Girls into STEM activities in 2016-2017, answering the question “What difference has taking part made to you” “Taking part has made me realise how much I’d like to become an Engineer” “It gives me a different and more interested perspective on science, maths etc through more activities” “That Engineering isn’t only for boys and that there are many careers in STEM subjects” “I know now that more girls need to […]

EESW Testimonials 2016-2017

Below are a selection of quotes from students who participated in the EESW Sixth Form Project 2016-2017 “In the team, personally we have all seen a raise of interest for a future in engineering and a passion for the representation of females and an end to the gender gap ever present in engineering and many other industries.” “I started the EESW scheme unsure of how it would help me later in life, however the scheme has been incredibly rewarding to […]

EESW Wales Rally GB Competition for Schools Winner Is Announced!

The EESW Wales Rally GB Competition for schools was a joint initiative between the WRGB organisers, Toyota UK and the Engineering Education Scheme Wales (EESW) on behalf of the Welsh Government and was open to all primary schools, secondary schools and colleges in the region.   EESW received over a hundred entries into the competition from primary schools, secondary schools and colleges in Wales and the task of selecting a winner was not an easy one! Rheinallt Jones of Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni […]

Ysgol Brynrefail, Llanrug representing the UK in Malaysia

An all-girl team of budding engineers are representing Wales at the F1 in Schools Challenge World Finals in Malaysia, 2017. The team – Eleanor Edwards-Jones, Beca Jones, Jessica Pritchard, Tesni Smith, Anna Thomas and Elin Worth – are all Year 11 pupils at Ysgol Brynrefail, Gwynedd studying GCSEs in Design & Technology and Science. The pupils, collectively known as “Team Falcon Force” are making the 6,640-mile once-in-a-lifetime trip to Malaysia after beating six other Welsh schools to win the north […]