The Bloodhound Project Education News

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Helmet Design Competition – the Winners

Monday, 15 July, 2013

by Andy Green

The competition attracted 1000 entries. There was a huge range of colours and designs, which were great fun to judge, but it was really difficult to make a final choice. I wish I had at least 5 helmets, as there were so many designs that I wanted to use.

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A new world record for Heathland School

Monday, 24 June, 2013

Bloodhound SSC Team member Jas Thandi has been running a rocket car club at Heathland School, Hounslow for almost a year and a half. Here is his report of what they were all building up to ...

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Model Rocket Car World Record Attempt

Wednesday, 12 June, 2013

Join us live on Friday 14th June to see all the action and meet the teams!

Five teams from The Heathland School, with 6 different cars, will all be challenging each other and the current 88 mph Guinness World Land Speed Record for a rocket powered model car!  Just follow the login details below to join our CISCO WebEx on Friday 14th June

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Cambridge Design Partnership’s STEM education initiative goes supersonic with fun workshop for local school

Tuesday, 11 June, 2013
CDP seeks to inspire the next generation to become the scientists and engineers of tomorrow 
School workshop run by Cambridge Design Partnership’s own STEM ambassador 

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BloodhoundSSC at Sevenoaks School

Tuesday, 23 April, 2013

Our big draw for this year was the Bloodhound SSC team and their car.  This posed significant difficulties with the raising of funds, delivery of the car itself and space to accommodate the activity.

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Being a Bloodhound SSC Ambassador - Why?

Tuesday, 16 April, 2013

Bloodhound SSC Ambassador Jonathan Reed tells us why he wanted to volunteer.

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Design Andy Green's Helmet Competition

Monday, 11 March, 2013


What should the helmet of the man driving the fastest car on Earth look like?  We just can’t decide.

So... we need you to use a bit of colour, a dash of imagination and your creative flair, to design a helmet for Bloodhound SSC driver, Andy Green, to wear on some of his runs both in the UK and South Africa.

The competition is open to students of all ages in schools and colleges in the UK and also to schools in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. 

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Bloodhound Ambassador Conference

Wednesday, 6 March, 2013

On 26 January BloodhoundSSC held its first ever Ambassador Conference at the Coventry Transport Museum. Over 70 Ambassadors and the full Bloodhound Education Team braved the icy conditions to support the event.

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Successful bids for EPSRC funding

Tuesday, 5 March, 2013

Following the first round of applications for EPSRC seed funding that has been made available through Bloodhound@University, we can now announce that 8 bids were successful.

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Fleet Air Arm Museum

Monday, 25 February, 2013

Following a successful two day event at Bridgwater College, the Bloodhound Education Experience moved to the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovilton to deliver a series of schools workshops, family learning sessions, business breakfast and to support, Sponsors, All World Freight celeb