Third Form pupils had a chance to compete in an exciting
Dragons’ Den style competition sponsored by GCHQ and led by Gfirst LEP and
The pupils worked in small groups with over 20 professional
mentors developing products based on communication/mobile devices, business
technology or cyber security.
The Third Form pupils embraced the day working collaboratively
with their peers and being open to suggestions from their business
All of the teams delivered their presentations to a panel of
professionals before the six finalists were chosen.
The winning team of Reid Anderson (3rd, L), James
Daly (3rd, H), Dougal Rees (3rd, Xt), Cordelia Shorthouse
(3rd, A), Thomas Smith (3rd, BH) and Daisy Wildman (3rd,
Ch) designed an innovative application aimed at combatting cyber bullying in
schools. As well as taking away £15 worth of iTunes vouchers, they will receive
some extra coaching from their very own business facilitator and will go to the
Gloucestershire Schools’ final at GCHQ in April.
We wish them good luck in the final.