Oliver gets his reward for project

A competition that rewards ‘technical intelligence’ has produced another rising star.

Bede Academy’s annual Technical Intelligence Award, which is sponsored by the ORE Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth, sees all year groups taking part in a short project based on the application of engineering principles.

The winner of this year’s award was Oliver Atkinson in Year 8, who presented an excellent project on subsea engineering based on lectures given by local supply chain companies.

Oliver said: “I’m delighted to have won the award and I’m also really excited to be given the chance to look around the Catapult’s Blyth facilities next term.”

Graham Campbell from ORE Catapult added: “The competition is a great, fun and interactive way of encouraging pupils to think about a career in engineering. “