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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 […]

Success for two Welsh teams at the FIRST® LEGO® League UK and Ireland Final 2017

Team Egni from Ysgol Glan Clwyd, Denbighshire and Team Lightning from Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn, Carmarthenshire are celebrating their success after attending the FIRST®  LEGO®  League UK and Ireland Final held at the University of West of England (UWE) Exhibition and Conference Centre, Bristol on Sunday 26 February 2017. The teams were originally selected as winners of the North and South Regional Finals, which are hosted by EESW STEMCymru and supported by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government, and […]

Congratulations to the EESW 6th Form Project Award Winners 2016-2017

EESW is pleased to announce this year’s 6th Form Project Award Winners.  100 teams took part in the competition this year, and 22 awards were given for various categories. The annual awards events took place at the Liberty Stadium on Monday 3rd April in South Wales and at Venue Cymru, Llandudno in North Wales on Tuesday 28th March 2017.  Congratulations to this year’s winning teams and nominees:   For photos of this year’s North Wales award winners, click here  

Congratulations to the winners of the F1 in Schools Challenge, South Wales 2017

Congratulations to the winners of the F1 in Schools Challenge, South Wales 2017! Entry Class: Runner Up Fastest Car  (sponsored by SWIEET) – Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera – Nemesis Fastest Car – Treorchy Comprehensive School – White Lightning Portfolio Award – Aberdare Community School – Rush Presentation Award – Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera – Nemesis Future Stars Award – Aberdare Community School – Bullet Speed Judges Recommendation Award – Brynteg School – F1 Fireflies Research & Development Award – Brynmawr Foundation School – Volare 3rd Place Regional […]

Congratulations to the winners of the F1 in Schools Challenge, North Wales 2017

Congratulations to the winners of the F1 in Schools Challenge, North Wales 2017! Entry Class: Runner Up Fastest Car  – Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan – 6 in a Second Fastest Car – Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan – Ultimate Aero Portfolio Award – Ysgol Glan Clwyd – Traxion Presentation Award – Connah’s Quay High School – G-Force Racing Future Stars Award – St David’s College – SDC Racing 3rd Place Regional Champions Award – Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan – 6 in a […]

Year 12 Student from Cardiff High School wins Dr Tom Parry Jones EESW Student of the Year Award!

Each year the Engineering Education Scheme Wales involves around 600 Year 12 students in a six-month engineering project linked with a local company. The award is in memory of the late Dr Tom Parry Jones (1935-2013) who was a trustee of the Engineering Education Scheme Wales for 20 years.  Tom was a great entrepreneur and innovator, who established Lion Laboratories in Cardiff in 1967 and played a major role in developing the roadside hand-held electronic breathalyser, which is used by […]

Girls into STEM – FREE visits for your school!

We have the following FREE Girls into STEM Company visits for your school, the visits we have available at present are: Wednesday 5th April – Sony UK, Bridgend – Years 8,9 & 10 (20 places available) Tuesday 25th April – BT, Cardiff –  Years 8 & 9 (8 places available) Tuesday 2nd May – Eastman Chemical Company – Years 8 & 9 (15 places available) Wednesday 3rd May – Sony UK, Bridgend – Years 8,9 & 10 (20 places available) Thursday 4th May – BTG Protherics, Ceredigion– Years 8 & 9 […]

Talent 2016

Pick up the new copy of “Talent” in the Western Mail today or download it here

Congratulations to the winners of the F1 in Schools Challenge, North Wales 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the F1 in Schools Challenge, North Wales 2016 Rookie Class – Fastest Car Team Falcon Force Ysgol Brynrefail Formula 1 Class – Fastest Car Velox F1 Connah’s Quay High School Team Identity Award Tachyon Denbigh High School Team Sponsorship & Marketing Award Tachyon Denbigh High School Innovative Thinking Award BH Stormers Ysgol Bro Hyddgen Best Engineered F1 Rookie Class Car Team Falcon Force Ysgol Brynrefail Best Engineered Formula 1 Class Car Velox F1 Connah’s Quay […]

Congratulations to the winners of the F1 in Schools Challenge, South Wales 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the F1 in Schools Challenge, South Wales 2016 Rookie Class – Fastest Car JAB Cyfarthfa High School Formula 1 Class – Fastest Car BCS Racing Barry Comprehensive School Team Identity Award The Hurricanes Pencoed School Team Sponsorship & Marketing Award Synergy Bryn Celynnog Comprehensive School Innovative Thinking Award Fury F1 Brynmawr Foundation School Best Engineered F1 Rookie Class Car Awesome Atoms Barry Comprehensive School Best Engineered Formula 1 Class Car BCS Racing Barry Comprehensive School […]