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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 […]

Another EESW past student shares their experience!

Interview with Sarah-Jane Potts who took part in EESW in 2010-11 and was linked with Mabey Bridge.  Sarah is now a Research Engineer at the Welsh Centre for Printing & Coating based at Swansea University.  Why did you decide to take part in the Engineering Education Scheme Wales? I had always been interested in maths, science and design but was unsure of which career to go for. I decided to participate in the scheme to help me make a more […]

EESW Student of the Year competition 2016 now open!

Are you this year’s EESW Student of the Year? Click here to find out more!

This year’s Big Bang nominees from Wales announced!

As part of this year’s regional Big Bang South and North Wales Fairs, we are pleased to announce that 10 teams have been nominated to represent Wales at next year’s Big Bang Competition 2017. The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for young people in the UK.  The Big Bang Fair is an award-winning combination of exciting theatre shows, interactive workshops and exhibits, as well careers information […]