Girls get STEM head start

Three Year 12 students from The Queen’s School have been successful in achieving prestigious ‘Headstart’ placements

The highly sought after Headstart courses are science, technology, engineering and maths experience courses aimed at 16-17 year-olds. They provide an opportunity to have a week’s hands-on experience prior to making their UCAS applications.

Girls will be shown different courses and career paths available to them, get a taste of university life and meet role models from industry.

Queen’s Head of Physics Pam Steventon said: “The Headstart courses are an excellent way for pupils to get to know the options available to them from studying a subject like physics. They discover which parts of the subject interest them the most and which careers they could aspire to.”

The successful girls are Elizabeth Wood Bowyer, from Wrexham, Priya Shukla from Chester and Emma Naylor from Tarporley.

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