On Thursday 15th March 2018 Year 9 students; Emma Cooper Verity Argent, and Renee Williams all achieved first place at the annual Soroptimist International Bournemouth STEM challenge.

Our students competed against twelve teams from eight local schools and rose to the challenge, when faced with finding a solution to help people in the poorest parts of the world. Our students researched, developed and designed the concept of a flat packable cot for babies.Our students also received a certificate of participation from the Soroptimists and achieved the British Science Bronze CREST award, which recognises achievement in STEM based subjects.