In 2018, TSB Bank ran a ‘Let’s Build a Rocket’ competition for primary schools with KS2 students. The winning school won a half-day workshop with scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock and former TSB CEO and theoretical physicist Dr Paul Pester.
In collaboration with TSB and author Lucy Hawking, Curved House Kids created a STEM activity pack to be completed during the workshop, containing maths and science activities themed around building a rocket to Mars. The purpose of the competition and its workshop was to get KS2 children excited about STEM-learning, as they engaged with it in a fun and novel way.
The winning school was St Luke’s C of E Primary in Merseyside, whose Year 5 class enjoyed the workshop as part of British Science Week.
To learn more about the ‘Let’s Build a Rocket’ competition, visit the TSB website.
Visit the St Luke’s website to read about their workshop.