The Bloodhound Project BLOODHOUND for teachers

Welcome to the BLOODHOUND SSC website. Here you should be able to find everything you need to know about this UK-led, global project to build a supersonic car that will not only beat the current land speed world record but also smash the 1,000mph barrier.

About the Car

If you want to know what BLOODHOUND SSC is, this video is a great introduction to the car and the project.


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You can also find out more about the car and where the record will be attempted in the Project section of our website:

And there are lots of fun facts for kids (and adults!) in our infographics.


We’ve got loads of ideas for activities for all age groups in the Education section of our website.

You can download activity sheets in the Education section, but to make life easier we have put together a school resource pack which includes balloon car kits, chatterboxes and posters for whole classes. You can also find posters that tell you more about BLOODHOUND.

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School visits and events

One of the key aspects of the BLOODHOUND Project is to send ‘Ambassadors’ around to schools, colleges and groups (such as after school clubs) to share the BLOODHOUND story and run fun, inspirational, hands-on projects with the kids. This way we aim to encourage more children to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), or at least to engage more with those subjects during their time at school.

If you’d like one of us to visit your school, first you’ll need to register your school with us.

Once you have registered and logged in, you can request that a BLOODHOUND Ambassador visit your school.

Another opportunity to engage with BLOODHOUND is at the special events where we take our full-size model of BLOODHOUND SSC. Some of these are specifically targeted at young people, so keep an eye on our Events page for events happening near you.

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Sign up for the BLOODHOUND newsletter to be kept up to date with events and other Project news.


For older students thinking of a career in STEM subjects or wondering how studying these could help with other careers, have a look at our Careers page.