Enterprising Hatfield pupils to represent UK after winning national innovation challenge

PUBLISHED: 07:06 10 April 2019 | UPDATED: 15:02 10 April 2019

The winning team from Onslow St Audrey's. Picture supplied by Young Enterprise

The winning team from Onslow St Audrey's. Picture supplied by Young Enterprise

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A Hatfield school team will represent the UK at the Youth European Business Summit.

Pupils working hard on their designs. Picture supplied by Young EnterprisePupils working hard on their designs. Picture supplied by Young Enterprise

TEAM OSA from Onslow St Audrey’s in Hatfield will compete in Brussels in May against teams from Germany, Hungary and France after winning the Arconic Foundation Inventing the Future European Challenge.

Three schools from Welwyn Hatfield took part in the challenge at host school Sherrardswood in Welwyn last Thursday.

Competing to become the winning team from South of England, the six Year 12 teams were given the challenge of developing an ambitious transportation plan for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

Supported by Arconic experts, the teams created a concept paper, considering the environmental impact and disruption to LA commuters, and presented their plans to judges who tested their theories with challenging questions.

The Mayor of Welwyn and Hatfield, Councillor Barbara Fitzsimon presenting students with certificates. Picture supplied by Young EnterpriseThe Mayor of Welwyn and Hatfield, Councillor Barbara Fitzsimon presenting students with certificates. Picture supplied by Young Enterprise

TEAM OSA not only won in the South of England but were also announced as the UK winning team.

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