Year 10 GCSE D&T pupils visited the BMW Mini factory in Oxford. There they saw the manufacturing of the Mini car using modern automated robots. Followed by racing against each other in Mini car simulators.
Visiting Micky Mouse and Friends
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A group of pupils attended Aplsey Paper Mill to learn how to make paper for GCSE Product Design.
A group of pupils from years 8, 9 and 10 attended Hertfordshire University for a Computing Enrichment Day. The day included programming robots, coding with the Raspberry Pi, App development and two inspirational talks by a Master Inventor at IBM and Kate Russell from BBC Click.
So you have seen the posters, now it’s time to sign up and try an Hour of Code.
What is it? It is a worldwide initiative to encourage everyone to have a go at coding.
Last year over 10 million people tried it.
Join us in D2.8 at break time, lunch time and after school.
Click on the link below and sign up using your school email address to register your hour(s) to our event.
There are tutorials based on Frozen, Angry Birds, or Flappy Birds.
Let’s see if we can reach 1000 hours over the week.
Do you want to learn how to code? Do you fancy yourself as the next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates? Just interested in Electronics? Want to learn how to use a Raspberry Pi for an endless list of projects?
Come along to Raspberry Pi Club and learn all this and more! Open to all students in Year 9 – 13 but places are limited so get in quick!
Come to a short meeting on Tuesday 22nd October at 1:30 in CR3 (or to be correct it’s new name D2.8) to find out more and book your place!
Don’t just play the next great game…..build it!
Year 10 Product Design students visited the Frogmore Papermill in Apsley. Pupils experienced the paper making process and learnt about it’s history. The mill is home to two Fourdrinier Paper machines, one dating back to 1895.