We are delighted to announce that Sixth Form Student, Rian Owen’s project “Polarimetry Of Asteroids” has been selected for the Finals of the National Science + Engineering Competition, which are held at The Big Bang Fair from 16 – 19 March 2016 at the NEC, Birmingham.
Mr Thompson, Head of Science said ‘Rian is a dedicated, hard working student and given there was a record number of entries and the standard was extremely high this year, we are especially proud of Rian’s achievement in getting to the Finals.’
Mrs Harbinson, Head of Careers said ‘This is another wonderful achievement for Rian who has also recently attended an interview for Cambridge University’.
The Nationals Finals are held at The Big Bang Fair, The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham. Rian will have the opportunity to showcase his work to judges and visitors on Wednesday 16 March and will attend the awards ceremony later in the week.
The UK Fair is the UK’s largest celebration of science, engineering, technology and maths for young people and will take place at the NEC, Birmingham from 16 – 19 March 2016. The event is free to attend and this year expects to attract more than 75,000 people including 55,000 young people aged between 7 and 19. The event consists of three days for school visits and one public day during which over 200 organisations will exhibit and provide interactive engaging activities and theatre shows. The Big Bang also hosts the Finals of the National Science + Engineering Competition.