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14 February 2020

Cows about Cambridge
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14 February 2020

Cows about Cambridge

Morgan Sindalls Construction and Infrastructure have been working with the Year 10 students on their DEC GCSE. They asked us to become involved in the ‘Cows about Cambridge’ Art Project that will see a number of life-size fibreglass cow models and small herds of ‘mini-moos’ being put on display around Cambridge between March and June.

Morgan Sindalls asked us to decorate the mini-moo with images of the building designs the students have been creating thus far. ‘MORCA’ was returned to Cows about Cambridge last week in preparation for the display and will then be returned to us.

7 February 2020

FirstTech Challenge
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7 February 2020

FirstTech Challenge

On Friday 7th February, 2 teams from CAST competed in the Eastern Championships of the FirstTech Challenge UK Robotics Competition at the IWM Duxford.

Both teams have been building robots after school since September and with both teams qualifying for the knock-out rounds (one team being knocked out in the Divisional Semi-finals and the other losing in the Divisional Final in a play-off by only 1 point) they have qualified for the National Championships to be held in The Copper Box Arena on The Olympic Park on the 27th and 28th March.

Our thanks go to Qualcomm for providing an engineer to come in and work with and advise the teams over the past few months.

7 January 2020

MyTutor Maths Programme
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7 January 2020

MyTutor Maths Programme

We’re really pleased to share the exciting news that this year, a group of our Year 11 pupils are receiving online one-to-one tuition in Maths with MyTutor, to help get them ready for GCSE exam success.

The lessons are designed to build confidence, reinforce classwork and fill in students’ individual learning gaps.

Through the programme, our students have been matched with top tutors studying at the UK’s leading universities. Lessons are hosted in MyTutor’s interactive online learning space and are all recorded, so pupils can use them as a revision tool in the run-up to exams.

For more information, visit the MyTutor site to see how it works, or have a look at the below video of MyTutor on the BBC.

20 December 2019

Arkwright Fellowships
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20 December 2019

Arkwright Fellowships

Congratulations to Ethan and Annabelle in year 12 who have both been awarded Arkwright Fellowships. These recognise a passion for engineering and excellence in maths.Both were recently awarded their Fellowships at an awards ceremony in London. These prestigious Fellowships bring with them a £600 bursary and industry mentor to support them through their sixth form studies.

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