Starcross collect trophy for Year 5 Design and Technology Challenge

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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!







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