On Friday 24th June, Mr Johnson and Miss Price took 13 year 9 students to Bishop Stopford school for the first regional STEM tournament.

The day involved the students competing in a variety of tasks: build a simple motor, design and make electricity pylons, make a DNA model, build and race a boat, marine archaeology mapping exercise, code breaking , design, build and race a F1 car and some very difficult maths questions.

At one point Rushden Team 1 and Rushden Team 2, were in first and second place. As the day went on Rushden Team 1 started to push ahead and ended up winning over all, by quite some way.

The Winning team were:

Eva Waterfield

Zoe Brabant

Sophie Martyn

Kirsty Devonald

Holly Hadley

Thuso Ngwenya

Madison Pengelly.


A massive congratulations to all paticipants you done and amazing job

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