Pioneers represent UK at FIRST world robotics championships!
UK Inspire Award winners from Newcastle Academy (Newbotics101) and St. Christopher School (St Chris Snowflakes) broke UK boundaries at the world’s largest robotics competition this April – the FIRST® World Championship 2018-19. Each team earned a coveted spot to represent the UK in Detroit, Michigan, USA, following triumphs at the inaugural Northern and Southern UK […]
2019 game theme announced – registration open!
FIRST has offically announced what we’ve all been waiting for! The global theme for the 2019-20 season is drumroll… FIRST RISE powered by Star Wars: Force for Change But what does that mean? We hear you mumble. Well, FIRST Inspires explains, “throughout history, great civilizations have risen, then fallen. Now it’s our turn to rise […]
A royal FIRST! – CEO meets Her Majesty the Queen
…and Rover holds a street party to celebrate. It’s been an exciting year for the team at FIRST® UK – a full-on rollercoaster ride working hard to lift this programme off the ground. There were some amazing highs, like the kick-off event held at JCB, then zoom ahead to the two phenomenal regional championships back […]
Elated Newcastle Academy team prevail at northern championships
Robot-savvy staffordshire students secure once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to represent the UK at global robotics tournament in the USA Almost 600 students from across the North West gathered at the Concorde Conference Centre in Manchester last week (Friday 15 March) to compete in the inaugural FIRST® Tech Challenge UK Championships. Team Newbotics 101 from Newcastle Academy School […]
Judges ‘tickled pink’ by Inspire Award winners
Robot-savvy Cambridgeshire students secure once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to represent the UK at global robotics tournament in the USA Almost 500 students from across the South of England gathered at the KingsGate Conference Centre in Peterborough this week (Wednesday 13 March) to compete in the inaugural FIRST® Tech Challenge UK Championships. Team St Christopher’s Snowflakes from St Christopher School, […]
Tomorrow’s innovators get robot ready
Students from schools across Greater Manchester, Stoke-on-Trent and the wider Staffordshire area are gearing up to compete in the inaugural FIRST® Tech Challenge UK Championships, taking place in Manchester on Friday 15th March. One winning team from the event will progress to represent the UK in the global championships in the USA in April. FIRST® Tech Challenge UK is […]