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St Paul’s Way Trust School’s Science Summer School 2016 with Professor Brian Cox OBE
BRITAIN – FIRST FOR SCIENCE
“Britain needs more scientists and engineers” says our patron Physicist Professor Brian Cox
This is one of the key reasons why the St Paul’s Way Trust Science Summer School has been running for 5 years. The project aims to inspire young people to become the next generation of Britain’s scientists. It is also part of a major transformation initiative for the local community led by social entrepreneur Lord Andrew Mawson OBE.
Since 2012, St Paul’s Way Trust School has changed from being a school without a sixth form to one that now sees most of its students attend top universities.
This year’s event ran over 2 days at the start of the summer holiday and was our largest and most adventurous challenge to date! Students joined with leading scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs for a programme of seminars, discussions and hands-
Student feedback was excellent.
The Science Summer School attracted strong media coverage including Reuters and 2 ‘live’ early-
Science Summer School 2016 Programme
Science Summer School 2017
Provisional dates for Science Summer School next year are: 25th and 26th July 2017. If you are aged 11-
26 & 27 July 2016
02 March 2017
Advocating that we "think more outside the box" as we prepare to exit the European Union, Andrew said: " Brexit is a real opportunity for new thinking about the opportunities now presenting themselves in a digitised world that exists outside traditional silos. To grasp it, we all need a real change of mindset, both in Europe and in this country".