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Race to enter the Y10 Bosch Challenge
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If you’re thinking of entering your school in the new Bosch Challenge, put your request in quickly at the start of term to secure one of the remaining places. Alongside its sponsorship of the Bucks Skills Show 2018, technology giant … Read More

Gatsby Benchmarks 4 & 5 Case study: EastWest Rail – Destination Aylesbury 2018
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Background and logistics In June 2018 the Bucks Skills Hub welcomed EastWest Rail to deliver the challenge ‘Destination Aylesbury’ to over 150 students in Buckinghamshire. The challenge involved two rounds; the first day in school and the final at The University … Read More

Plate Tectonics Story Competition – STEM Challenge from the Geologican Society
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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the theory of plate tectonics we have launched our Plate Tectonic Stories Competition! We are inviting all primary, secondary and 6th form college geography, geology, science, technology, art and even dance classes to get involved and … Read More

UK Space Agency launches the Satelife challenge 2018 | £50,000 Prize
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As the global tech focus turns towards space, the UK Space Agency has launched their second SateLife challenge. Offering young people expert advice for their ideas of how satellites could improve life on Earth and a share of a £50,000 prize! … Read More

Bank of England Technology Competition 16+
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Each year the Bank of England runs a technology competition challenging the UK’s students aged 16+ to come up with a way they would use technology to make a positive difference to society. In previous years the challenge involved the … Read More

NFTS Year 12 Commercials Competition
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NFTS YEAR 12 COMMERICALS COMPETITION OVERVIEW Win a hands on workshop at the world’s best film school! Schools have the opportunity to develop video production skills vital to modern global communication – thanks to a competition run by the National … Read More

The ‘Big Bucks’ Sales Apprentice Challenge 2018
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“Everybody sells something to somebody every day, whether it’s a product, a service or just a case of making sure that they get their own way.” ― Chris Murray After a successful pilot in 2017 the ‘Big Bucks’ Sales Apprentice challenge … Read More

Tomorrow’s Engineers Robotics Challenge
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Student teams can apply to be part of an exciting robotics challenge that sees them involved in ‘space missions’. Teamwork, robots, design, discovery, fun and loads of LEGO are all part of the mix, as are real-world challenges, teacher support … Read More

Sales Challenge 2017 – Case Study
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Three local schools in Bucks have gone head-to-head in the county’s first ever Sales Apprentice Challenge, organised by Buckinghamshire Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership’s Skills Hub to help students gain essential sales experience in a fun and practical way. In … Read More

Coca-cola Challenge
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The Real Business Challenge (RBC) is an exciting enterprise competition for Year 9 & Year 10 students. The RBC is free and, linked to the curriculum, it challenges students to tackle a business task set by Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP). … Read More

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