I had a fantastic day on Wednesday, 11 October delivering STEM workshops to a cluster of schools in West Durham. The event was arranged by the careers facilitators at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), as part of their role in the national Primary Pilot, “Start small, dream big”.
Pupils in Years 5 and 6 from local primary schools, Copeland Road, Ramshaw and Montalbo, travelled to Cockfield Primary, who kindly hosted the event. They took part in exercises to design and build water filters, in the exciting context of surviving a ‘Zombie Apocalypse’. In doing so, they also learned about the work Farrans is doing for NWG in delivering Project Pipeline, as well as the importance of transferable skills and the diversity of roles within the construction and civil engineering sector.
The enthusiasm and creativity in the room was amazing and the North East certainly has a wealth of potential skills to tap into to sustain our future!
Farrans’ Community Business Partner