Visit to Wadham College – 27th March 2023


Dear Parent/Guardian,

I am pleased to inform you that your child has been invited to attend a STEM activity day at Redborne Upper School, Ampthill, Bedfordshire on Monday 27th March. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics so the day will be designed around delivering activities linked to these subjects.

This workshop is being delivered as part of the Wadham Project and follows on from after school sessions in local schools and the upcoming visit to the University of Oxford.

A timetable for the day is given below:

8am                            Meet Mrs Squair in reception

8.10am                       Taxi departs from Biddenham to Redborne

9.10am                      Livestream launch by PPMA BEST Deliverer

9.15am – 9.40am      Introduction to PPMA BEST and the STEM day

9.40am – 10.50am    STEM Challenge; Eco Factory Loader

10.50am – 11.10am Break

11.15am – 12.35pm STEM Challenge – Pitch

12.35pm – 1pm         Careers talk by PPMA BEST and Prize giving

1pm – 1.30pm            Lunch

1.30pm – 2.30pm      Summer Project and introduction to Year 11

2.45pm                       Depart

3.15pm                       Approximate time of return to Biddenham


There is no charge for attending the event, but students are expected to bring their own packed lunch unless they normally receive free school meals. Students are asked to wear school uniform.  If you have any questions about the visit, please get in touch with  Dr McGrath (

Yours sincerely,


Dr S McGrath