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Middlewich High School

Achievement for all

Barclay's Day - The IT Girls Allowed

On  29th January 7 students attended a day at Barclays Bank, Radbrooke Hall, Knutsford. 

On  29th January 7 students attended a day at Barclays Bank, Radbrooke Hall, Knutsford. 

he IT Girls Allowed course was aimed at introducing girls to professions where they are underrepresented such as programming and astrophysics.  The day started with an interesting talk from Liverpool John Moores University on Astrophysics. Then the girls designed a gadget that they would like to see invented in the future.

The girls really enjoyed programming a robot to complete a course, this was many of the girls first experience of programming with this particular software and they all managed to complete the course within the specified time.  Finally, the day ended with a talk on computer science.