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Carrick wins BP Pinhole Camera Competition

Carrick T, Year 8, has won £25 worth of Amazon vouchers for a photo he took with a pinhole camera as part of his summer physics project. Carrick entered his ‘Everyday Life' pin hole camera photo into a competition run by BP and this week has been informed that he has been awarded first place in the October-February competition.

The competition is run by BP Educational Service (BPES) who are committed to increasing young peoples understanding and enjoyment of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. They provide educational resources for 4-19 year olds bring classroom topics to life with the use of real-world examples. Developed with teachers and education specialists, the resources aim to inspire the scientists and engineers of the future.

This particular cross-curricular resource for 11-12 year olds, provides free videos and practical work on light and pinhole cameras. The videos explore the science behind photography, including light rays and lenses and are accompanied by a fully-resourced pinhole camera practical.