Around 80 Year 7 Design Engineering students took part in a teambuilding workshop with our RAF STEM Ambassadors on Friday! Students worked in teams to develop cranes, bridges and landing rigs for a rescue mission, using their imagination, creativity, problem solving skills and determination to develop the most effective structures.
The aim of the day was to enable students to come together as teams as they are currently develop model race cars, complete with Micro:bits and
Last Tuesday afternoon the BAE systems roadshow captured the attention of all year 8 with their 70cm high android talking, thinking and sensing robot that showed just how advanced robotics can be as well as being literally blown away by the wind force of a paramotor. Inspiring students to be involved STEM subjects, the roadshow mainly focussed on the importance of maths. Pupils were involved in a number of challenges like predicting where a heavy metal ball would land in the
On Friday 26th September Year 12 and 13 students hosted the ‘The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ in aid of Macmillian Cancer Support. We are thrilled to announce that we raised £109.27! We were blown away with our students’ efforts as many gave up their own time to bake delicious cakes and others brought some generous contributions. There was a fantastic atmosphere in the sixth form area as the project brought the sixth form community together to enjoy some scrumptious treats
Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst has named the winners of the Enterprising Britain Awards 2018 Darwen Aldridge Community Academy along with regions, universities and businesses including, Hounslow Chamber of Commerce and Fife Council have been honoured for excellence Awards form part of the UK Government’s drive to create prosperous communities across the UK through modern Industrial Strategy Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst on Friday September 21 named the winner