2017 News Archive

Children dive in to hands-on learning

What happens when you mix dirty water with 60 eight and nine-year-olds? This was the question faced by Education Officers from the Rochester Bridge Trust when they visited Meopham Community …

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Engineering education should begin in primary school

A new report has again exposed the failure of the UK education system to promote engineering as a career. Issued by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, it found that engineering …

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Children take on water filter challenge

Children have enjoyed some hands-on learning as they found out how the water in our homes is filtered for drinking. Thirty nine and ten-year-olds at St Helen’s School, Cliffe, had …

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Future bridge builders help open exhibition about the past

Children helped celebrate the opening of a major exhibition in the best way possible – by learning through play. Bridge Works is a new exhibition that shares more than 2,000 …

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Winning artists are Bridging Medway

Art and bridges have been celebrated with two awards ceremonies. The finalists of the Bridging Medway competition were invited to participate in exhibitions of their work, before the winners were …

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Exhibition to reveal mysteries of Bridge Works

A new exhibition will unveil the mysteries of one of the country’s oldest charities. The Rochester Bridge Trust has provided and maintained crossings of the River Medway for more than …

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