Design, Print, Race!

If you’re in Year 8 September 2017 and you’re keen to design and race some Scalectrix type cars, read on: In order to raise the money to buy in to the 3D DIGITAL SLOT CAR RACING project I need to know how many students are interested. You will: Attend the lunchtime FabLab. Form teams (max. 4 […]

Living Hinges

Mr. Collins has just clued me in to this great method of making MDF flexible! Hopefully curved designs will abound from now on! Living Hinges!

Building Solar Lights

Today, Build Academy and Liter of Light launch our new crowd-solving challenge, Building Solar Lights. The goal of this challenge is to generate designs for cost-effective sustainable solar energy and lights for the people living in underdeveloped areas where there is no affordable solution to get lights and in areas affected by disaster. The deadline to […]

OUTSTANDING work!

Sometimes you’re reminded why you became a teacher: I asked the boys to develop their own learning power through designing/writing  a piece of learning material based on the Musical Moneybox Project. Nearly every one was great but the website produced by Keeran Kirubakaran (7.3) was brilliant! Another piece of fantastic work was the powerpoint produced by Soham Sud (7.5). Both […]