Big Bang at Exeter University

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As part of STEM activities (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), Exeter University once again held the Big Bang, a festival to highlight and raise aspirations amongst students for careers in STEM related education and vocations. One Clyst Vale group, competing as part of the “Go4SET” challenge, designed and created a new local environmentally friendly sports centre to support more individual […]

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A Word From Our Sponsors

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And the word was ‘congratulations!  On 3 April Flybe hosted a celebration for our 4×4 national champions, inviting key staff, Governors, the students’ parents and all the sponsors (Flybe, ExIST, Parker Bell and Isca Forwarding).  John Palmer, Operations Manager at Flybe, represented a special award to the team, who gave their award-winning presentation, and Dr Bawn and Mr Hewlett thanked […]

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4×4 Team are National Champions!!

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  Huge congratulations to our 4×4 team who have been crowned national champions at the Jaguar Landrover 4×4 Schools Challenge. This is an amazing achievement, as the competition involved literally thousands of schools competing on a regional basis. Having won four trophies at the South West Regional Competition in January, our team was confident of doing well, but were competing […]

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4 x 4 Team Meet ExIST Sponsors

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Our award-winning 4×4 team displayed the famous car, and took the opportunity to rehearse a presentation with the Steering Group of ExIST. ExIST is the Exeter Initiative for Science and Technology, a sub-group of Exeter Chamber of Commerce, committed to promoting science, engineering and manufacturing in the local area, working with employers, local authorities, Exeter University, schools and colleges.   […]

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4x4x4 Trophies!!!

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The Clystalians, our 4×4 STEM team, won FOUR awards at the Landrover Challenge Regional Competition held at Exeter University on Tuesday 28th January, and now progress on to the National Final to be held at the Jaguar Design Centre in Warwickshire. I cannot put in words how proud I am. As well as winning the overall trophy, the team also […]

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STEM Trip to Jaguar Land Rover

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On Wednesday 10th July, a group of eight students went to visit the Jaguar Land Rover plant as part of a STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Maths) activity, and to collect the Industrial Cadet awards they had achieved through participation and success with their STEM club activities.   The group were part of only eight schools from across the county […]

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Big Bang at Exeter University

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On Thursday 27 June students from Clyst Vale attended the “BIG BANG!” fair held at Exeter University that showcases STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) activities. Two groups of students were also entered into an eco-challenge project run by go4SET. One group designed and developed a project around the environmental use of water in schools, and the second group designed […]

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