On Thursday 8th November 13 Year 8 students attended a STEMtastic event hosted by Virgin Money in Gosforth, Newcastle. Throughout the day students enjoyed seven bespoke activities delivered by a variety of STEM companies; Accenture, Cognizant, Dimension Data, Feature Space, ISS, Greenshift, MAA Digital, Northumbria University, Ricoh and of course, Virgin Money.  

There were several competitions and spot prizes throughout the day, adding to the fun and engagement!

Consett Academy has an ongoing commitment to raising aspirations within STEM and this trip certainly delivered, providing students a broad insight into a variety of STEM careers.