Engineering Enthusiasts

Year 8 students take part in Engineering Day

Year 8 girls and boys enjoyed an exciting and interesting day focussing on engineering as a possible career option.

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Often this is a path that is not well understood and, despite former Westholme pupils pursuing this route in recent years, it was well worth boosting the pupils’ awareness of this area.

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They attended a presentation for the whole year group and then split into groups to attend interactive workshops.

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These involved working with robots and designing new sound products including some roller skates with speakers!

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The students came away from the day with a greater understanding of the diversity of careers in engineering alongside an appreciation of the variety of ways in which it is possible to embark on this career path.