St. Colum’s P.S. and Portstewart Primary, one of 6 UK finalists in the Rolls Royce science prize for their amazing collaborative project ‘Marvellous Movers’.
The Rolls-Royce Science Prize is an annual awards programme that helps teachers implement science and mathematics teaching ideas in their schools and colleges. The awards programme is open to all schools and colleges in the UK. The Prize is teacher led but the Marvellous Movers Project involved all the children from both schools in Portstewart who were challenged to work together to design their own Marvellous Movers as part of this amazing collaborative project.
Award ceremony is at the Science Museum in London this evening (Monday 6th November 2017).
A spokesperson said “The completion of the Marvellous Movers project is a direct result of the commitment, enthusiasm and expertise of all the staff in both our schools. What an amazing and professional group of people to influence and lead the young people of our community.But our pupils whose energy, your creativity, your vision has been the real driving force behind this project. Each one has been an essential part of the design process that has resulted in the creation of a vehicle that was significant, that was special, that was MARVELLOUS. We are incredibly proud of all their efforts.
We are incredibly proud of the work of our pupils in our two schools in Portstewart and wish to celebrate and acknowledge their participation and work towards this prestigious award.”