All Year 8’s will be taking part in the Drone Technology in Education (DTE) Programme during November and December in the sports hall. The pupils will be learning about Drone Technology, how they can be used to meet a human need, how to programme and fly a MiniDrone, and completing multiple problem solving activities based on real life scenarios.
The project is a joint partnership with St.Mary’s University College and Stranmillis. There will be 10-12 St.Mary’s and Stranmillis undergraduate students in to assist delivery and provide additional support and supervision.
Year 8 will be split into two groups for each of the days. The dates of the programme are:
Thursday 17th November: Group 1 (FULL DAY)
Thursday 24th November: Group 2 (FULL DAY )
Thursday 15th December: Group 1 (HALF DAY until lunchtime)
Friday 16thDecember: Group 2 (HALF DAY until lunchtime)