traction and power lessons

Harper Adams Residential – 2017 – Overview

Throughout the week the new year 10 students took part in a range of educational and leisure based activities. The classroom lessons involved PSHE (Personal, social, health and economic), English, maths, science and engineering. The engineering lessons, which were taught alongside Harper Adams lecturers included vehicle configuration, traction and power, steering and suspension and chassis design. Engineering lessons The students …

Harper Adams day one

Harper Adams Residential – 2017 – Day 1

The new year 10 students have set off today for Harper Adams University in Shropshire where they’ll spend the next five days getting to know their fellow students and staff. They’ll also get their first engineering project, the Harper Adams Challenge. Day one consists of a nice and easy day; leaving the academy by coach at around 9am, arriving at …

Harper Adams Challenge

Harper Adams Challenge – overview

When our new year 10 students come to The JCB Academy one of the first things they participate in is a one week residential trip to Harper Adams University in Shropshire. It is here that students receive an introduction to their first engineering challenge, the “Harper Adams Challenge”. When the students arrive back to the academy they continue the Harper …