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Send your pupils to the Great Exhibition Road Festival 2021

Take part in Aspire to Engineer: The Renewables Challenge and your pupils’ work could be displayed at the Great Exhibition Road Festival in October 2021. The winning school will receive a travel expenses [up to £2000] to visit the Great Exhibition Road Festival where your trophy will be presented to you at a special ceremony and you will be treated to an exclusive guided tour of Albertopolis, home of some of the UK’s most prestigious institutions including the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum, the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Royal Albert Hall and more. 12 brilliant entries will also receive £50 book tokens.

Aspire to Engineer is in partnership with the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. 

Click here to learn more about Aspire To Engineer: The Renewables Challenge

Aspire to Engineer: The Renewables Challenge is a UK-wide schools STEM competition running for the Summer Term and Summer Holidays in 2021. It is aimed at key stage 2 and key stage 3 students, but everyone is welcome!

In partnership with the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Aspire to Engineer introduces students to the amazing world of engineering and inspires them to explore the contributions engineers make to our lives. This year’s theme is Renewable Energy

Engineering offers young people in the UK fantastic careers and opportunities –  according EngineeringUK’s 2017 report, the UK needs 1.8 million new engineers and technicians by 2025. Inspire your students to be the engineers of the future and change the world for the better.  

By taking part in this challenge your students will gain invaluable insight into the world of engineering and discover what it means to be part of one the most innovative and exciting industries in the world. Plus, they will be in with a chance to win amazing prizes! 

How to take part

Discover: Use our free resources to find out about Engineering Renewables through interviews and challenges from three world renowned engineers working in wind, solar and marine engineering.

Respond: Challenge your students to create exciting and original presentations to inspire their classmates/wider school community to explore engineering

Enter: Film a short video to win prizes including a video call with one of the world class engineers featured in the pack. 

Sign up below to receive your free classroom poster and digital resource pack 

Contact the team: engineer@big-ideas.org