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Winners announced in aluminium industry’s national schools sustainable design competition – the Alu D&T Challenge

Ten students from schools around the UK have been named as winners in the Alu D&T Challenge, a national competition for 11 to 14 year olds, funded by the aluminium industry to inspire young designers to create sustainable products using aluminium. Students and teachers travelled to Birmingham on 7th March to receive their prizes and […]

Winners announced for the Alu D&T Challenge 2017/18

  Our warmest congratulations to the schools and students, listed below, who have been named as winners in the Alu D&T Challenge 2017/18. Since the competition began in 2012, we have received some exceptional entries into the competition and this year the quality of work produced has exceeded our expectations yet again!   Over 100 […]

I am delighted by the spotlight you shine on the subject by making this link between school and industry. It highlights the importance of the subject with regard to futures in engineering as well as many other related fields. Being given this opportunity can be a definite ‘game changer’ in the future thinking of these […]

Alu D&T Challenge competition winners are announced!

We would like congratulate the schools and students, listed below, who have been named as winners in the Alu D&T Challenge 2016.   We received entries from more than 200 students, working as individuals or as part of a team.  These entries were scrutinised and shortlisted down to 30 finalists, and the winners were chosen by […]

What the judges are looking for

Adrian Tautscher of Jaguar Land Rover has been on the Alu D&T Challenge judging panel since 2013.  We asked him to share his thoughts on past competitions and offer a few helpful suggestions for students working on their designs for this year’s Challenge.

Our D&T Challenge

In 2015 Ysgol Glan y Mor used the Alu D&T Challenge for a Year 9 STEM project.  STEM Leader Sue Quirk explains how they used the resources, and the impact it had on the students who took part.