In this year’s challenge, students had to design an eco-house using K’Nex to a set specification. A winning team was then selected to represent each school. The final of the Worcestershire Primary STEM Challenge took place on Thursday 8th July and our panel of judges included:
- Simon Hyde – Chief Executive Officer, FAUN Zoeller (UK)
- Susanne Albutt – Worcester BOSCH
- Alex Pearson – Regional Principle Energy Projects Officer, Midlands Energy Hub
- David Cork – Education Officer, Severn Trent Water
- Mike Baggett – Representative from Platform Housing
We are excited to announce that the winners of this year’s competition are Anya and William from Holy Redeemer Primary School. They were each presented with their very own box of K’Nex along with 2 extra boxes for their school. The runners up were Archie and James from St Nicholas Middle School.
The judges were very impressed with the maturity of the entries and their understanding of what makes an eco-friendly building suitable for all.
Christina Hall, Headteacher at Holy Redeemer Primary said ‘The STEM workshops are amazing. The children had great fun and learnt so much. We’re so grateful to Wychavon for their financial support of this fantastic programme. Having one of our group win, is just the icing on the cake. We have already signed up for next year and can’t wait.’
Visit our website to find out more about how you can take part in next year’s competition. With 34 schools already registered it is sure to be our biggest year yet! To register your school, please click here.
*Please note that there are a limited number of places available per district with some districts already reaching full capacity.