We love to see our occupiers championing local initiatives, something the whole team at Birchwood Park is passionate about, and that’s why we’re excited to announce that our occupier Cavendish Nuclear is set to be working alongside Primary Engineer and Warrington Borough Council to deliver a dedicated engineering training to 30 schools in the region. This will culminate in a local STEM competition supported by STEM Ambassadors during the summer months where all school involved will build a toy car and will compete in a finals seminar.
The Primary Engineer programme introduces engineering into the school curriculum for children aged 5 to 11, aiming to inspire them from an early age to consider pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based subjects in future study, and ultimately choosing a career in engineering in later life.
Cavendish Nuclear, the UK’s leading supplier to the nuclear Industry, which is based here on the Park at 106 Dalton Avenue, is investing in the programme in order to help facilitate practical classroom learning, not only inspiring the next generation of engineers but also in the hopes of addressing the current diversity imbalance in science and engineering as a whole.
The programme will provide the resources and training required to help teachers to deliver a variety of STEM-based activities to approximately 1500 children, across 30 schools in the Warrington area, over the next two years.
Following the success of the launch where the practical training was provided, local STEM ambassadors/engineers will now support schools in rolling out the activities in the classroom.
Did you know that Cavendish Nuclear is currently looking for fresh talent to join their team at 106 Dalton Avenue? For more information on the opportunities available, please head to: https://www.cavendishnuclear.com/join-us/warringtonjobs/