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  Red Nose Day - 2017      
 
Red Nose Day 2017 The JSTC student council have been working very hard this year with different events, most recently by raising money for charity.
     
         
 
Red Nose Day was a particularly busy day where students wore an item of red to accompany their uniforms and paid 50p to support the charity. A snack and cake stall was also run by members of the student council with great success. Over £150 in total was raised for Comic Relief and other charities.
     
         
  Red Nose Day 2017      
         
         
  Children in Need 2016      
  The JSTC Student Council held a cake sale to raise money for Children in Need this year. Students baked at home and brought in a wonderful selection of cakes for their stall that was held in our school canteen. This saw long queues of students and staff lining up to buy a cake and support the charity.      
         
 
Approximately 400 cakes were sold with a total of just over £100 raised. Very well done to the Student Council and a big thank you to all that supported the event.
     
         
  Children in Need  - Cake Sale 2016      
         
         
  JSTC Go Pokémon      
 
We always greatly enjoy hosting events for local primary school pupils and have set many different Technology Challenges over the past years. Most recently has been the JSTC Go Pokémon Challenge where pupils from Mablethorpe, Sutton, Huttoft, Partney, Withern, Willoughby, Alford and Chapel primary schools manufactured utility belts with built in pedometers. This challenge involved the designing and assembly of Pokémon utility belts and then completion of five different tasks that included:
     
 
  • The Ball Obstacle Course.
  • The Team Maze.
  • The Throw.
  • Pokémon Bowling.
  • Name The Pokémon.
     
 
By successfully completing each task pupils earned a different card that they kept in a special part of their utility belts. When all five tasks had been attempted they were then able to exchange their cards for Pokémon toy figures. This caused great excitement and a hive of activity throughout the day.
     
         
 
At the end of the event the number of steps completed by each pupil using their pedometers was recorded with astonishing results. Some pupils had taken thousands of steps during the course of the five tasks. They took home their completed utility belts with a view to setting themselves further challenges and to see if they could break their steps record.
     
         
  Pokémon Go!      
         
 
A very big thank you to all our visiting pupils and staff for their hard work and commitment and also to the JSTC Student Council for their continued help and support.
     
         
 
Appreciation and thank you also to Mrs Grove, our Technology Textiles teacher, and our Technology staff for help and advice in preparing the superb Pokémon utility belt components.
     
         
         
  Star Wars event is back through popular demand      
 
Due to the galactic success of the Star Wars event at the end of last year we decided to offer year 5s the same opportunity and over 200 pupils from Mablethorpe, Alford, Sutton, Partney, Willoughby, Huttoft and Withern primary schools attended JSTC to take part in the challenge.
     
         
 
This time around Darth Vader, C3PO and R2D2 were on hand to add to the atmosphere. Pupils manufactured and added design details to individualise their X-wing Fighters whilst visiting staff also had the opportunity to get involved by making Millennium Falcons. Both staff and students used compresses air cannons to fire their space craft at the Death Star, which was duly destroyed. JSTC student council reps worked very hard to ensure our visitors had a wonderful day.
     
         
 
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  Star Wars Technology Event      
 

October saw over 200 year 6 pupils from 7 local primary schools visit JSTC to take part in the Star Wars Technology Challenge. The event involved building X Wing Fighter models and then launching them using a compressed air cannon at a Death Star target. Pupils also learned about how the model parts were manufactured using the laser cutter and vacuum forming machines.

     
         
 
The work produced was fantastic and pupils were proud to take home their completed X Wing Fighters. Certificates were awarded for excellence within design, accuracy and teamwork.
     
         
 
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  Healthy Cereal Bar Technology Challenge      
 
Our most recent event has seen 50 primary school pupils from Mablethorpe Academy visit JSTC to complete the Healthy Cereal Bar Technology Challenge. This even involved pupils taking part in three different activities.
     
         
 
  • Making the Healthy Cereal Bar with Ms Kirk in the Food Technology room.
  • Creating laser cut packaging for the Healthy Cereal Bar with Mr Karklins in the
    Product Design Technology room.
  • Designing creative 3D CAD packaging with Mr Follett in one of our ICT rooms.
     
 
The visiting pupils were kept extremely busy and worked very hard to complete all three tasks within the time limits. At the end of the day pupils received certificates for Team Work, Accuracy and Design and took their finished Healthy Cereal Bars to enjoy at home. The JSTC Student Council were on hand as usual to assist and ensure our visitors had a great day.
     
         
         
  Healthy Cereal Bar Technology Challenge      
         
         
  Bloodhound Technology Challenge      
 
A recent event saw over 300 pupils from local primary schools visit JSTC to take part in the Bloodhound SSC Technology Challenge.
     
         
 
Activities included building precise high speed Bloodhound SSC scale replica vehicles then putting them through a series of tests including the use of high pressure launching equipment. The event was a huge success and each pupil took home their completed vehicle.
     
         
  Bloodhound Technology Challenge 2015      
         
         
  Fairground Ride Technology Challenge      
 

Thursday 18th June saw pupils from Willoughby and Burgh primary schools visit JSTC to take part in the “Fairground Ride Technology Challenge”.

     
         
 
For this event pupils were tasked with assembling a high tech laser cut Big Wheel fairground ride that included the use of gears and pulleys to alter the speed of the ride. Pupils worked extremely hard to complete and test their Big Wheel rides and then individualised them using vinyl graphics.
     
         
 
At the end of the day pupils received awards for teamwork, accuracy and design, these were selected with the help our Head Teacher, Mr Beverley as well as representatives from the JSTC Student Council. The visiting pupils had a fantastic day, with many wondering where the day went as they were having such an engrossing time.
     
         
  Fairground Technology Challenge 2015      
         
         
  Red Nose Day 2015      
 

This year Student Council representatives organised activities to support and raise funds for Red Nose Day by encouraging students to wear an item of red to accompany their school uniform and donating to the charity. Another activity saw a very busy cake sale take place with the help of Ms Kirk, our Food Technology teacher, again raising money for the cause.

     
         
 
In total over £200 was raised before first break time. A big thank you to the Student Council representatives for their committed approach to the cause and to all our students and staff at JSTC who took part in the activities.
     
         
  Red Nose Day 2015      
         
         
  Technology Challenges 2014      
 
The JSTC Technology challenges (see articles below) have seen pupils from Alford, Mablethorpe, Huttoft, Sutton, Withern, Partney, Willoughby, Theddlethorpe and Saltfleetby primary schools take part. The events have grown throughout the year with the most recent challenge seeing over 200 pupils taking part.
     
         
 
The JSTC Student Council are always on hand to help provide an enjoyable experience for our visitors. Thank you to all who have assisted throughout the year including Mr Karklins, Head of Technology, and Mr Sanderson, our Technology technician.  We also greatly appreciate the endeavours of our canteen staff for the wonderful refreshments and lunches provided for the visiting pupils.
     
         
  We are currently planning the next big challenge that will be run shortly into the new school year term.      
         
         
  Vehicle of the Future Technology Challenge (second staging)      
  Vehicle of the Future - JSTC Technology Challenge      
         
 
On Wednesday 4th June 36 pupils from Mablethorpe and Partney primary schools visited JSTC to complete the second staging of the “Vehicle of the Future Technology Challenge”. The pupils greatly enjoyed the day and took away their completed models to show their families and friends.
     
         
 
The JSTC Student Council gave awards for excellent team work and pupils also received awards for the precision of their models and design creativity. Our visitors enjoyed a lovely lunch provided once again by Mrs Armstrong in the newly refurbished area of the school canteen.
     
         
  Vehicle of the Future - JSTC Technology Challenge Images      
         
  Vehicle of the Future Technology Challenge      
  Vehicle of the Future - JSTC Technology Challenge      
         
 

On Wednesday 23rd April over 80 pupils from local primary schools including Alford, Huttoft, Withern and Sutton-on-Sea visited JSTC to complete the “Vehicle of the Future Technology Challenge”. The challenge was to build hovering futuristic scale model vehicles and then individualise them with graphic designs.

     
         
 
The visiting pupils completed their models to a very high standard and certificates were awarded for quality and design. Huttoft were awarded the certificate for best teamwork by the JSTC Student Council. We look forward to staging the second round for further schools to take part in the challenge in the near future. A big thank you to Mrs Armstrong, our canteen manager, for providing wonderful lunches for our visitors and to the JSTC Student Council for helping once again.
     
         
       
         
         
  Sports Relief 2014 - Student Council Event      
  Sports Relief 2014 - Student Council Event      
         
 
On Friday 21st March the JSTC Student Council ran a series of activities to raise money for this year’s Sport Relief. This included the sale of World Cup Team wrist bands, a cake stall and pupils were also allowed to replace or add one item of sporting clothing to their uniform.
     
         
 
The event was a great success and helped raise over £400 for Sport Relief. A big thank you to Miss Taylor, our Textiles Technology teacher, for overseeing the manufacture of the wrist bands, and to the JSTC Student Council for their continued commitment and hard work.
     
         
  Sports Relief 2014 - Gallery      
         
         
  Boombox - Technology Challenge      
 
On Wednesday 12th Feb 105 pupils from Willoughby, Sutton-on-Sea, Mablethorpe, Withern, Huttoft and Alford Primary Schools attended JSTC to take part in the BOOMBOX Technology Challenge.
     
         
 
Each pupil was tasked with assembling, testing and modifying a mobile phone speaker amplifier unit. Pupils attending worked extremely hard to complete the tasks within the time allocated and were excited to take home their completed BOOMBOX. Well done to all pupils and a big thank you to the JSTC Student Council for helping to make the day a great experience. This time Willoughby won best designs and Huttoft won best team work.
     
         
 
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  Lincolnshire Youth Cabinet - Election Success      
 
Lilly Garbutt
Following a highly competitive campaign from schools in our region Lilly Gurbutt, a year 9 pupils of JSTC, has won the election and become the Member of Youth Parliament for our area.

This will allow her to attend big national events like the House of Commons debates. The key points of Lilly’s manifesto focused on services for young people, financial independence and the negative media stereotypes of young people. Lilly is thrilled to have been elected and will meet regularly with our Student Council to discuss up and coming debates.

Congratulations to Lilly for her hard work and commitment, we look forward to seeing her progress within the Youth Parliament.

     
         
         
  Winter Fayre 2013      
 
On Thursday 12th December JSTC tutor groups held stalls for our Winter Fayre. There were 24 stalls in total with a wide range of fantastic activities, each themed on a different country. The event was a great success and has helped to raise over £250 for the Student Council.
     
         
 
A huge thank you to students and staff for helping to create a memorable event in the build up to Christmas. Mrs Garrard’s Belgium hot chocolate tutor stall collected the most money and Mrs Bromley’s tutor group was voted to have held the best activity with their Lapland Santa’s Christmas Wipe-out.
     
         
 
Cakes   Candy Floss
     
Santa Jump   Santa Jump
     
Chocolate Fountain   Young Enterprise
     
         
         
  Children in Need 2013      
 
To support Children In Need this year JSTC students added a yellow item to their uniform and members of the JSTC Student Council held a cake stall to raise funds. The cake stall was a great success selling out in just under 10 minutes (160 cakes). A big thank you to our Food Technology teacher Miss Kirk for overseeing the baking.
     
         
 
Another very successful activity was run by Year 7 and Year 8 Textiles students who manufactured, embroidered, yellow wrist bands to support and raise money for the charity. Thank you to Miss Taylor who helped to arrange and oversee this activity. The wristbands were also a great success selling out before first break time.
     
         
 
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  SCoRE update      
 
JSTC has now successfully completed the SCoRE program via the implementation of an energy saving action plan developed by our students. In doing so the school electrical energy usage was reduced by an impressive 9%.
     
         
 
On Monday 11th November our Student Carbon Ambassadors attended a celebration day of activities at Gibraltar Point Visitors Centre in Skegness to receive their certificates and badges.
     
         
 
As a part of the program and the result of this success JSTC will now also benefit from the instillation of boiler optimisation equipment to further reduce energy consumption and improve sustainability within the school.
     
         
 
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  Robot Insect Technology Challenge #2      
 

Willoughby Primary School visited JSTC on Wednesday 30th October to take their part in the Robot Insect Challenge. Each pupil completed complex assembly tasks and individual designs to develop their Robot Insects that where then put through a series of challenges. The visiting pupils worked extremely hard to successfully finish their Robots in the time allocated an thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

     
         
 
A big thank you to Representatives from the JSTC Student Council who were on hand throughout to ensure our visitors had a great day.
     
         
 
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  Robot Insect Technology Challenge #1      
 
On Wednesday 16th October 56 pupils from Huttoft, Mablethorpe, Withern and Alford primary schools attended the Robot Insect Technology Challenge at JSTC. The pupils were tasked with assembling Robot Insects from technical kits and then modifying these to take part in a series of challenges.
     
         
 
  1. Escaping the spider’s web.
  2. The Race.
  3. The straight run.
  4. Modifying the Robot Insect.
  5. Marketing design.
     
 
Each school enjoyed successes during the challenges and received certificates of achievement. The visiting pupils worked extremely well in completing the challenges, greatly enjoyed the event and were proud to take home their completed Robot Insects.
     
         
 
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  SCoRE      
 

SCoRE is a sustainable schools energy project that JSTC are hosting in conjunction with Lincolnshire County Council. The project is run by students and aims to reduce the energy usage within schools. Primary schools from the local area visited us recently to participate in the project and produce their own energy action plan to be put in place in their respective schools.

     
         
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  STEM Competition      
 

On the 14th March this year students from JSTC took part in the STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) challenge at Hull University. The challenge involved design, build and maths challenges. In total 10 schools from the county were involved in the building and racing of scale model cars. Our pupils were very successful in winning best design and fastest model.

     
         
 
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  Technology Challenge Day      
 
On the 30th April JSTC hosted a technology challenge day with Mablethorpe, Willoughby, Withern and Alford primary school pupils attending. The challenge was to design and build football launching machines that were subsequently tested for distance and accuracy. Both pupils and staff thoroughly enjoyed the building and testing, with excellent successes.
     
         
 
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Willoughby Primary   Withern Primary
     
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  Triumph Challenge      
 
On 26th June JSTC hosted a design competition for local primary schools. Alford, Willoughby, Mablethorpe, Withern and Huttoft primary schools attended the event.
     
         
 
Adam Cieka, a design engineer from Triumph motorcycles, visited to talk to students and help judge the pupils work. The design task was to design and build a Triumph based Trike in groups. The day was highly successful and enjoyed by all attending. Alford primary produced the winning design for the group project and students are currently working on individual designs to be judged at a later date.
     
         
 
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