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April 24 2014 Latest news:
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BEECHWOOD Park was the only school in the country to boast two teams in the national final of the Toyota Technology Challenge 2010 (TTC).
BEECHWOOD Park was the only school in the country to boast two teams in the national final of the Toyota Technology Challenge 2010 (TTC). One team won the top prize in their PIC microcontroller category and the other came second in their solar power class, at the event held at Toyotas Manufacturing plant in Burnaston, Derbyshire.
The top prize went to the Vetronics team, comprising Matthew Coster, 12, Edward Horn, 13, William Bigwood, 11 and George Poole, 11. As winners of their category they won 1,000 in cash for the school and an action-packed adventure holiday for the team in Greece, which will be taken in the summer holidays, with Lis Rowley, Beechwood Parks Head of Design Technology.
The Solor 7 team - Sam Machell, 12, Tristan Brown, 13, Robbie Lightowler, 13 and Felix Terrell, 13 - competed in the solar power section and were placed second.