2016 News Archive

Activity day inspires young civil engineers

Year 5 pupils have been trying out practical activities to learn about the engineering. Byron Primary School in Gillingham spent two afternoons testing materials, learning about bridges and finding out …

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Children learn to take pride in bridge building

A record-breaking Lego bridge and a six foot lion were among the attractions during two days of bridge building activities. Year 5 and 6 pupils from St Paul’s Primary School …

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School children are civil engineers for a day

Primary school pupils have been learning about the importance of engineering in their everyday lives. Thirty Year 5 children from St Margaret’s at Troy Town school in Rochester became engineers …

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Introducing three new Bridge Wardens’ Scholars

Three school pupils have been selected for sponsorship by the Rochester Bridge Trust. Selected through the Arkwright scheme, teenagers Silke Heyse, Theodore Macklin and Brecon Hoadley will benefit from mentoring …

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Children are never too young to be inspired by engineering

From their earliest experiences with toys, toddlers like to grab and hold, eventually learning to take things apart and put them back together. These simple steps can be seen as …

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Bridge building at the palace

Young people enjoyed a day of science-related activities at a free community event, and bridge building was part of the fun. The Rochester Bridge Trust was pleased to meet more …

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