F1 in School’s – Team Aspire National Winners!

27 March 2019

Design & Technology students from Leasowes High School competed at the F1 in School National Final 2019 at AIRBUS, Chester. The year 9 team Aspire6 qualified from the central regional final and advanced to Airbus to compete against the best 20 teams/schools in the UK at development class level (age 11-19).  The national final was a two day event, the teams had taken up the challenge to design, build (using CAD/CAM), test and race a miniature F1 car. The teams were judged in a number of categories including scrutineering, engineering, verbal presentation, pit display, social media and enterprise portfolio, as well as the car’s speed being tested on the Official F1 in Schools track.

The event was broadcast live on YouTube and appeared on Sky News.

The six girls won the Star Quality – Team Identity Award, an Outstanding achievement at National level.