Category: Clubs & Activities

STEM Club make a move

12th March 20

Our most recent build task in STEM Club was to construct something with wheels. We had a variety of interesting and innovative designs – even a scooter than could roll the length of a table!  

The STEM Club Bridge Challenge

30th January 20

It was the annual STEM Club Bridge Challenge last week. The teams had been working really hard for a number of weeks to make sure their bridges both spanned with width of the River of Doom as well as being strong enough to hold the weight of vehicles. There were mixed results.

STEM club build cable-stayed bridges

27th November 19

As the first term of STEM club draws to a close, all members actively applied the 4 rules of STEM club when building their cable-stayed bridges. Pick up any K’NEX that fall on the floor Have fun Problem solve! Triangles are the strongest shape  

STEM Club build beam bridges

10th October 19

We have completed our first challenge in STEM club this year. We built beam bridges using K’nex and the rule that triangles are the strongest shape. The skills we learn in STEM club, such as resilience and problem solving, help us in other ways too – not just when building bridges!         …

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Pupils’ attitudes to learning are outstanding.’ ISI EQI report, 2019