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Thank you from your winner – Richard!

Students, we want to hear from you too! Click here to go to your profile survey and tell us what you think for a chance to win a £20 voucher! We asked Richard to tell us about winning I’m an Engineer, and here is what he said… First off, I think my peers Krishma, Anya, Daryl and Ronnie will agree, this has been an incredible project which I/we have thoroughly enjoyed. Not only have I enjoyed speaking directly with the students, who have a genuine interest in (all,most,some) of what I and the other engineers had to say, but I was interested in some of the answers given by the other Engineers and hearing about their work. It’s been very interesting reading your points of view. The live chats were CRAZY! There was a lot going on, and I would like to send a thunderous round of applause to the moderators. They have ensured everything has … Continue reading

Posted on November 22, 2016 by in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Apprentice Zone winner: Richard Symonds Hard luck to Anya Grainger but a huge thank you to everyone who took part. You were all brilliant. Students, don’t forget to tell us what you think about science and engineering now you’ve taken part. Log in to your profile, and fill in the 4 questions in the pink box on the right hand side, to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on November 18, 2016 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The next engineer out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for… Daryl Lyons This leaves just “Creative, friendly and competitive” Anya Grainger and “Ambitious, Energetic and Sporty” Richard Symonds to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE 

Posted on November 17, 2016 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The next engineer evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… Ronnie Mills The engineers left standing after tomorrow’s eviction will battle it out in Friday’s final. Who do YOU want to see in the final? VOTE for your favourite! Students, has taking part changed your view of science and engineering? When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see a pink box with 4 questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a voucher.  

Posted on November 16, 2016 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first engineer evicted is…

The first engineer you’ve evicted is… Krishma Kapoor One engineer will be evicted every day this week, and you get a new vote each day. Make sure to VOTE to keep your favourite in the competition. A student in each zone will win a voucher for asking great questions (questions that aren’t about One Direction). And remember, you can comment on questions the engineers answer. Do you think the engineer is right? Do you disagree with them? Tell them!

Posted on November 15, 2016 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

Who’s taking part in the Apprentice Zone?

Let’s meet the engineers and schools taking part… The Engineers Ronnie Mills | Yorkshire Water Building reservoirs and laying pipes to get your water from source to tap. Richard Symonds | Con-Serv Ltd I bring buildings to life, whilst controlling the comfort and mood of the people within them. Krishma Kapoor | Taylor Woodrow I am an apprentice working on the Crossrail West Station Upgrades Daryl Lyons | General Dynamics UK I’m responsible for creating cool websites and computer programs! Anya Grainger | Vinci Construction I am a technical apprentice in the Civil Engineering Division at Vinci Construction The Schools Alexandra Park Primary School, Cheshire Allerton High School, Yorkshire Breadalbane Academy, Aberfeldy Chosen Hill School, Gloucestershire Kingsmeadow Community Comprehensive School, Tyne and Wear Kyle Academy, Ayr Lampton Academy, Middlesex Merton Park Primary School, London Moulton School and Science College, Northamptonshire South Wirral High School, Merseyside St George’s Catholic Primary School, Enfield St Mary’s Catholic School, Tyne and Wear … Continue reading

Posted on October 19, 2016 by modmichaela in News | Leave a comment