PRESS RELEASE: Hundreds of future inventors to convene at Pennthorpe School, West Sussex. on Friday, 14 October, 2016   The  Little  Big  Bang  @  Pennthorpe  is  a  unique  and  hugely  exciting,  fully   interactive  science,  technology,  engineering  and  maths  (STEM)  event  taking   place  at  Pennthorpe  Independent  Prep  on  Friday  14th  October.    At  time  of   press  no  less  than  twelve  schools  across  the  state  and  independent  sectors  of   Surrey  and  Sussex  have  confirmed  their  attendance.    
PRESS RELEASE   Hundreds of future inventors to convene at Pennthorpe School, West Sussex. on Friday, 14 October, 2016    ...
  Back  by  overwhelming  demand,  the  Little  Big  Bang  @  Pennthorpe  will  this  October  again  be   inspiring  a  new  generation  of  inventors.    Last  year  the  atmosphere  was  electric,  with  industry   representatives  from  Elekta,  GSK  and  Pfizer  revving  up  the  excitement  with  hands  on   displays  and  demonstrations  for  the  pupils.  The  afternoon  was  rammed  full  of  exciting   opportunities  to  get  involved  with  Science,  Technology,  Engineering  and  Maths  (STEM)   either  through  demonstrations,  shows  or  by  entering  The  Project  Competition.     The  event  was  such  a  resounding  success  that  organiser  Michelle  Catterson,  Head  of   Science  at  Pennthorpe  school,  has  expanded  the  programme  even  further  this  year,  adding   a  whizz-­bang  Ministry  of  Science  theatre  show  full  of  explosions  to  amaze  and   astonish.      “We’re  really  going  all  out  this  time,”  she  explains,  “we  were  a  little  cautious  last   year  as  it  was  our  first  time  to  host  an  event  like  this.  As  it  turned  out,  my  only  regret  was  not   having  booked  a  professional  photographer  to  capture  it  all  on  film!”.           With  twelve  schools  already  registered,  thirteen  exhibitors  bringing  wow-­factor  interactive   activities,  and  a  host  of  pupil  entries  for  The  Project  Competition,  the  Pennthorpe  hall  is  very   nearly  at  maximum  capacity!    To  grab  one  of  the  remaining  spaces  contact  Michelle   Catterson  without  delay.    Parents  and  families  of  attending  pupils  are  welcome,  as  are   interested  members  of  the  public  who  have  pre-­registered.     This  event  is  offered  free  of  charge,  fully  sponsored  by  the  Pennthorpe  School  Trust  in   an  effort  to  share  the  wonder  of  STEAM.    Yes,  that’s  correct;;  At  Pennthorpe  the  STEM   programme  has  gained  STEAM;;  it  expanded  this  year  to  include  the  Art  department,  adding   a  powerful  design  dimension  to  the  mad  science  culture  for  which  the  school  is  becoming   renowned.       Venue:    Pennthorpe  Independent  Prep  School,  Church  Street,  Rudgwick,  RH12  3HJ     Follow  us  @bigbangSTEM  to  keep  updated       Register  your  interest  in  attending  by  emailing  Michelle  Catterson   at    mcatterson@pennthorpe.com.       Press  are  welcome  to  attend  this  event.    Press  contacts  are:         Michelle  Catterson,  Organiser,  Head  of  Science,  Pennthorpe  School   mcatterson@pennthorpe.com       Christina  Jones,  Marketing  Coordinator   cglynnjones@googlemail.com       Ministry  of  Science  theatre  show  times(2  shows):       9:00 am and 12:15pm   Project  Competition:   Entries  for  the  Project  Competition  are  now  closed,  but  interested  parties  are  urged  to  get  in   contact  asap  for  details  and  rules  for  entry  for  next  year’s  competition.  The  winning  project  in   the  competition  will  be  granted  special  automatic  entry  into  the  South  East  heats  of  the  Big   Bang  UK  Young  Scientists  and  Engineers  Competition  held  the  following  June.  
    Back   by   overwhelming   demand,   the   Little   Big   Bang       Pennthorpe   will   this   October   again   be  ...
Schools attending: As of 26 September 2016, the following schools are registered to attend: Sunbury Manor School http://www.sunburymanor.surrey.sch.uk/ Sheddingdean Community Primary School http://www.sheddingdeanschool.org.uk/ Millais School http://www.millais.org.uk/ Yehudi Menuhin School for Musical Excellence http://www.yehudimenuhinschool.co.uk/ Howard of Effingham http://thehoward.org/ Thomas Bennett Community College http://thomasbennett.org.uk/ Hollycombe De Stafford School http://www.destafford.org.uk/page/default.asp?title=Home&pid=1 Belmont http://www.belmont-school.org/ Sompting Abbots http://www.somptingabbotts.com/ Southwater Junior Academy http://www.southwaterjunioracademy.co.uk/ Hazelwick http://www.hazelwick.org/ Exhibitors attending: As of 26 September 2016, the following external exhibitors have confirmed their attendance: Elekta https://www.elekta.com/company/ Univerisity of Sussex http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/2017/physics-andastronomy/mathematics-with-physics-bsc Doosan http://www.doosan.com/en/belief/belief.jsp Pfizer http://www.pfizer.co.uk/
Schools attending  As of 26 September 2016, the following schools are registered to attend  Sunbury Manor School http   ww...
The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair https://www.thebigbangfair.co.uk/ Edwards Vacuum https://www.edwardsvacuum.com/ Code Club Hack Horsham https://twitter.com/hackhorsham Youth Force http://www.youthforce.co.uk/ IET https://eit.europa.eu/eit-community/eit-glance GSK http://www.gsk.com/ Ardingly http://www.ardingly.com/Middle-Welcome The Ministry of Science http://ministryofscience.org University College London https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ Images from last year’s event:
The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair https   www.thebigbangfair.co.uk  Edwards Vacuum https   www.edwardsva...