Warminster School labs technicians up for prize

Monday, 22nd October 2012

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The school’s success has already secured a £6,000 prize, which will be used to develop the project over the next academic year.

The technicians will be working to provide a bank of practical experiments and activities for science teachers to use in lessons and to produce video demonstrations of some of the more dangerous activities.

Science teacher Marleen Hamblin said: “We feel privileged that our innovative technicians are in the final of the Rolls-Royce Science Prize, having won through two stages so far.

“They will be doing demonstrations for the students and training teachers in the new practicals and building up a library of videos.”

The finalists’ projects will be judged in October 2013, with the winner receiving £15,000 to spend on science teaching.

The winning school will also spend a day with the Red Arrows display team.

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