On Tuesday morning Year 5 children from Starcross Primary School visited Dawlish Community College for a taster morning, to see the college at work, experience some lessons and enjoy a college lunch.
After a welcome and introduction the awards were presented for the Dawlish Community College Year 5 Technology Specialism Challenge.
The challenge consisted of a workshop across 4 subject areas – Science, ICT, Design and Technology and Mathematics with each DLP primary school sending a team of four children to each workshop. During the workshops the children were awarded points for effort, teamwork, technique and conclusion. The points were then totalled to give a winning team for each event and an overall challenge winner.
Each of the winning teams were presented with a certificate and trophy ….
Starcross – Design and Technology Challenge winners
Gatehouse – Maths Challenge winners
Cockwood – Science Challenge winners
Exminster and Gatehouse – joint ICT Challenge winners
The overall Technology Specialism Challenge 2014 winners were Gatehouse Primary School.
Well done to all the children who took part in the events!