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St Gabriel's Hosts The Faraday Challenge: A Day of Innovation & Collaboration

Last week, St. Gabriel's hosted The Faraday Challenge, an exciting cross-curricular activity day that brought together students to tackle real-life engineering problems. Trinity School joined us for this event, which was filled with creativity, teamwork and ingenuity.

The Faraday Challenge is a unique opportunity for pupils to delve into the realms of science, design and technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Guided by the principles of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), participants engage in hands-on activities designed to ignite their curiosity and foster their problem-solving skills.

Throughout the day, pupils worked collaboratively in teams of six, each tasked with researching, designing, and creating solutions to engineering challenges. From planning and budgeting to product development and engineering, every aspect of the design process was meticulously explored as pupils worked tirelessly to bring their ideas to life.

The highlight of the day was the opportunity for each team to showcase their innovative prototypes and final presentations. With enthusiasm and pride, students unveiled their creations, demonstrating not only their technical prowess but also their ability to communicate and present their ideas effectively.

As the day drew to a close, it was evident that The Faraday Challenge had provided pupils with a unique and enriching experience. Beyond the technical skills acquired, participants gained invaluable insights into teamwork, leadership, and problem-solving — skills that are essential for success in today's rapidly evolving world.