Upright farm design a winner

Students and staff at Ashington High School who have taken part in the Big Science Challenge and have won a trip to London to present their ideas to an international delegation on a way to help solve the water shortage problems in the Middle East.  Pictured (Front left clockwise) Katie Wardlaw, Vikki Douglas, Holly Stocks, Ruth Ryan, Charlotte Adamson and Sophie Chapman.
Students and staff at Ashington High School who have taken part in the Big Science Challenge and have won a trip to London to present their ideas to an international delegation on a way to help solve the water shortage problems in the Middle East. Pictured (Front left clockwise) Katie Wardlaw, Vikki Douglas, Holly Stocks, Ruth Ryan, Charlotte Adamson and Sophie Chapman.
0
Have your say

FOUR pupils at Ashington High school have won a trip to London after taking part in the British Council’s Big Science Challenge.

Year 9 pupils Charlotte Adamson, Sophie Chapman, Holly Stocks and Katie Wardlaw impressed judges with a vertical farming system, designed as a solution to water shortage problems.

They have won an all-expenses paid trip to London to present their ideas to an international delegation discussing ways to deal with water shortages in the Middle East.

Teacher Vikki Douglas said: “I am thrilled they have won the trip.

“They thoroughly deserve it.”