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 […]
Second place in the 14-16 age group went to Simon Knowles of Sutton Grammar School for Boys with his Scalextric Lap Counter and Timer and third place went to Jacob Lawson of Caistor Grammar School with his Contemporary Shoe Storage and Display System. https://www.qimtek.co.uk/news/engineering-capacity/talented-technology-students-rewarded Picture from The Big Bang.
A massive well done to Kritin, Simon and Findlay for getting through to the BBF nationals! Also a massive shout for all the other SGS boys who pitched their ideas to the judges – not the easiest of days but well done to you all.
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!
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 […]
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 […]