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Empiribox competition winner

Published on 23 March 2021

During British Science Week (5-14 March) we ran a joint competition with Milton Park based Empiribox, for a local primary school to win an Empiribox Science lesson in a box. 

Entrants had to nominate a school and describe why they should win. Many people wanted their school to win as a way of saying thank you for all the hard work they had done teaching children during the pandemic, keeping them motivated and supported during the lockdowns. Others wanted to give specific thanks to their children's science teachers who had gone above and beyond inspiring kids in Science, creating home-made science experiments.

Thank you to all those who entered the competition and our congratulations go to John Hampden Primary School for winning. It was hard to choose a winner, with so many great entries but this one from their headteacher just stood out:

'Our children don't just learn about science - they are scientists! Access to inspiring and challenging resources that extend their reasoning and practical skills would be invaluable. We have an ambition to achieve the NACE Challenge Award and an Empiribox Science Lesson will help galvanise the enthusiasm and talent in school.' Headteacher, John Hampden Primary.  

Richard McGrath, CEO of Empiribox commented "What a difficult task we had to choose our winner! Just pipping a few fantastic submissions to the post, we are thrilled to welcome John Hampden Primary School to the Empiribox family! It was clear to see that the school holds a clear commitment to science, and an unswerving determination to inspire their pupils with wonderful learning opportunities. Thank you to everyone who entered!"

We're looking forward to these budding scientists possibly working at Milton Park in the future!