The Bloodhound Project Education News

These are the latest news articles from the BLOODHOUND Education team. And there's more news on our Education Twitter feed.

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National Science Week SA 2013

Monday, 19 August, 2013

The Bloodhound education team, including many Ambassadors, were very busy with National Science Week in South Africa that took place from Saturday 27 July until Sunday 4 August. The campaign is supported and funded by the Department of Science & Technology (DST).

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Cullompton Community College

Tuesday, 13 August, 2013

Cullompton Community College
Bloodhound Cross Phase STEM Challenge

The Design and Technology Department at Cullompton Community College run a deep learning day each year. Students are taken off their normal timetable to work in teams on a problem solving challenge.

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South Africa's Helmet Design Competition winner

Monday, 15 July, 2013

Dirk Coetzee, a 17-year old matriculant from Adamantia High School in Kimberley has won the South African leg of a competition that challenged young artists to design a helmet for Wing Commander Andy Green, who will be driving the BLOODHOUND supersonic car.

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Helmet Design Competition – the Winners

Monday, 15 July, 2013

by Andy Green

The competition attracted 1000 entries. There was a huge range of colours and designs, which were great fun to judge, but it was really difficult to make a final choice. I wish I had at least 5 helmets, as there were so many designs that I wanted to use.

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A new world record for Heathland School

Monday, 24 June, 2013

Bloodhound SSC Team member Jas Thandi has been running a rocket car club at Heathland School, Hounslow for almost a year and a half. Here is his report of what they were all building up to ...

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Model Rocket Car World Record Attempt

Wednesday, 12 June, 2013

Join us live on Friday 14th June to see all the action and meet the teams!

Five teams from The Heathland School, with 6 different cars, will all be challenging each other and the current 88 mph Guinness World Land Speed Record for a rocket powered model car!  Just follow the login details below to join our CISCO WebEx on Friday 14th June

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BloodhoundSSC at Sevenoaks School

Tuesday, 23 April, 2013

Our big draw for this year was the Bloodhound SSC team and their car.  This posed significant difficulties with the raising of funds, delivery of the car itself and space to accommodate the activity.

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Being a Bloodhound SSC Ambassador - Why?

Tuesday, 16 April, 2013

Bloodhound SSC Ambassador Jonathan Reed tells us why he wanted to volunteer.

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Design Andy Green's Helmet Competition

Monday, 11 March, 2013


What should the helmet of the man driving the fastest car on Earth look like?  We just can’t decide.

So... we need you to use a bit of colour, a dash of imagination and your creative flair, to design a helmet for Bloodhound SSC driver, Andy Green, to wear on some of his runs both in the UK and South Africa.

The competition is open to students of all ages in schools and colleges in the UK and also to schools in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. 

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Bloodhound Ambassador Conference

Wednesday, 6 March, 2013

On 26 January BloodhoundSSC held its first ever Ambassador Conference at the Coventry Transport Museum. Over 70 Ambassadors and the full Bloodhound Education Team braved the icy conditions to support the event.