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Core Projects

Key facts

  • Mixed age school groups
  • Whole-school projects
  • Specifically focused on employability skills

Industry sponsors:

  • provide mentors for each team to develop knowledge and skills
  • guide student teams in solution development
  • invite specialists to support teams

Student companies

  • Each company has two teams of 25-30 students, so there are eight teams overall
  • There are four competence sub teams per team
  • There is a student project manager for each team
  • There are six to seven students per sub team

Projects to date

Sponsor Project brief


Design an app
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Design the student company formation
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Design a new, safe, level crossing
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Design the Classroom of the Future
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1. Reading Station redesign
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2. Big Data
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Design a vehicle for the corps
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  • Active Learning
  • Microsoft
  • Cisco
  • University of Reading
  • Network Rail
  • Peter Brett