Worle science students showcase inventions at science fair

PUBLISHED: 11:00 06 May 2018

Jack Grant, George Bishop and Ethan Brace with their renewable energy projects.

Jack Grant, George Bishop and Ethan Brace with their renewable energy projects.

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Worle students unveiled their inventions at a science fair.

Sophie Hillier with her hydraulic arm construction.Sophie Hillier with her hydraulic arm construction.

Year nine pupils at Worle Community School, in Redwing Drive, presented a variety of creations, including a wind turbine, bacteria rating machine and a kayak for disabled people to use.

Olivia Finch won first prize in the investigation section, and Sophie Hillier won the construction competition.

Hannah Buxton, Keira Lambert and Grace Picardo-Ashworth finished first in the research section, while Emily Withers’ disabled-friendly kayak earned her first prize in the engineering section.

The students spent weeks preparing their inventions before unveiling them to the rest of the school.

Kayleigh Russell and Brook Melville with their food hygiene investigation.Kayleigh Russell and Brook Melville with their food hygiene investigation.

Principal Jacqui Scott said: “These inventions were amazing and there was so much enthusiasm for the event.

“Many of the students are pursuing careers in science or related fields.”

Emily Withers with her winning entry, the disabled-friendly kayak.Emily Withers with her winning entry, the disabled-friendly kayak.

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