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Archbishop Temple Engineers head to the national final of robotics challenge

Posted on - 26th April, 2022 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Education, Fulwood, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Schools, Sharoe Green
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A group of talented pupils from Archbishop Temple Church of England High School came first in the regional final of a robotics challenge.

The team of ten pupils, from years 7 to 9 took part in the final of the Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge after working on their LEGO robotics project every Friday lunchtime since September.

Today they competed in the regional final at Preston College, winning the speed challenge and scoring very high on the challenge mat and in their presentation. 

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Mrs McLean, Head of ICT and Computing said: “The highlight was on the way back to school when the team announced that it had been the best day of their life!

“I am so proud of all of them for taking part and winning the regional final. We look forward to heading to the final in Birmingham.”

Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge is a curriculum-linked programme, for pupils aged 11-14, and aims to see teams work together to solve real-world engineering, technology and computing challenges.

Using robotics, design and discovery, pupils learn how to build, programme and control LEGO robots to complete a series of short aviation missions, using the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 sets.

The Archbishop Temple Engineers will compete against over 40 other schools from across the country at the Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge final at Birmingham NEC on 23 June 2022. 

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