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Year 7 team race their rocket car at RAF Halton

Year 7 team race their rocket car at RAF Halton

On Tuesday, a group of Year 7 girls enjoyed a fun afternoon at RAF Halton.  Their car won the Race for the Line event at School last month, thereby qualifying them to compete against other schools. They had to design a new car, benefiting from feedback they received in the qualifying stage, and then build and race the new rocket car. Whilst their car was being scrutinised to ensure it met safety requirements, the girls were able to look around the museums at the Air Base and learn about the first ever flight simulator which was built in the 1930s, and used to train over half a million volunteers. The girls watched all the cars race and although they did not come in the top three teams, their car did very well – there is a video on our facebook page! The girls really enjoyed their day out and were thrilled to come back with a trophy for qualifying in the event.

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