On Friday 17th March two teams from St Mary’s competed in the annual Rotary BAE Systems Technology Tournament held in Lytham St Anne’s. The teams were given the challenging of engineering a motorised device that was required to move electronically down a tunnel, move pieces of wood and reverse back to the start of the tunnel. The teams had to brainstorm, discuss and design different ideas and solutions to produce a portfolio of work, they then had to spend 3 hours manufacturing and testing their final motorised device. Both groups produced some interesting and creative solutions which they then tested against other teams from various different Blackpool Schools and Colleges. A big well done and congratulations to the Y11 KS4 team who came second in their category.
Thank you to both teams for competing on the day:
KS3 team: Jess Hill, Michael Woof, Antonia Harris, Lewis Dyson.
KS4 team: Jamie Rimmer, Rylie McGeever, Sophie Woods, Aliesha McLaughlin.