TEENAGERS tested their science and building skills by entering their robots into an arena-based showdown.
Eight teams from five schools across south-east England had constructed their machines from VEX Robotics system kits designed for use in schools and universities and then brought them to Stanmore College in Elm Park for the regional final of the 2013 Vex Robotics Competition on Wednesday.
SELLING coffee travel mugs with cheeky puns on the side has BEAN a profitable venture for a group of students.
Twenty-two girls from North London Collegiate School (NLCS) in Canons Drive, Edgware, set up sMUG, one of three companies at the school created for the Young Enterprise (YE) competition in which Year 12 pupils come together to establish firms to conceive, manufacture and sell a unique product in order to practise real world business skills and confront genuine industry setbacks.
A SENIOR scientist spoke to interested students at Stanmore College about a career in research.
Andy Shore spoke to medical science students at the college about his work in pathology and working as part of a medical team.
STUDENTS turned stargazers when the night sky was recreated for them in their very own school hall.
Pupils in years one to six at Peterborough and St Margaret's School in Common Road, Stanmore, were given a talk about the universe by staff from The Learning Dome, a touring portable planetarium, on Monday, January 30.
CHILDREN at Krishna-Avanti Primary School in Camrose Avenue, Edgware, could from September enjoy lessons in an outdoor timber 'treehouse' classroom built on oak stilts in the flood reservoir in the grounds.
Governors have applied for permission from Harrow Council under permitted development rules, using a design drawn up by students from London Metropolitan University who would also build the hut with pupils' parents during the summer holidays.
TEACHERS and students from Stanmore College in Elm Park, Stanmore, are to learn about global issues by partnering Rajagiri Public School in the state of Kerala in India as part of the Department for International Development-funded Global School Partnerships programme.
The two will participate in reciprocal visits and run joint classroom-based projects via the internet with students in particular exploring human right infringements in both countries.
CHILDREN at a Harrow special school have been given a much-needed minibus for educational trips in altruistic charity supporter's final act of kindness.
Pupils at Woodlands School in Bransgrove Road, Edgware, received a Sunshine Coach from the Variety Club on Friday purchased with money left for this purpose by trustee Richard Green, who died in September aged 95 and a childless widower.
PLANS to convert part of the first floor of Devonshire House in Honeypot Lane, Stanmore, from office to educational use were recommended for refusal at yesterday evening's (Wednesday's) Harrow Council planning committee meeting.
Officers advised Elizabeth College's application, which would have enabled it to provide computing, business and financial management courses, would represent an unacceptable loss of business floorspace and would be detrimental to neighbouring offices.
TEENAGERS at a Harrow secondary school wowed audiences with their best-selling take on the Motown version of 'The Wizard Of Oz'.
Student actors and musicians at Bentley Wood High School for Girls in Bridges Road, Stanmore, loved every minute of their performances of 'The Wiz' in the school hall on three consecutive nights starting on Wednesday, February 2, and selling-out on Friday.
Edgware-based football club Belmont United Youth FC will learn next week whether it can build a new clubhouse - two years after its last one was demolished.
The team wants to create the two-storey ÃÂ£400,000 structure at William Ellis Sports Ground's northern boundary with Krishna-Avanti Primary School, both in Camrose Avenue.