To enrich our work with children who make and sail our cardboard pilot cutters we took a trip on a real pilot cutter.
An info graphic from Susan Baxter who is an editor at TelescopicWatch.com.
120 Engineering students respond to a future crisis for the globilized economy and shipping in a series of workshops on the MV Balmoral
Children in Key Stage One build miniature working land yachts
Year 6 pupils build boats and put them in context with a visit to the port
Enter a boat and a team to support the Primary Learning Ships Learning Programme
Working from a ship under the historic Cargo Cranes in Bristol's Floating Harbour students built Cranes, visited demonstrations of robotics and machines that give mechanical advantage. They also went up and operated a real crane high above the ship.
Primary school children visit a business hub on Bristol's Floating Harbour to build boats
A celebration of the highest tides of the year. Rocket powered pilot cutters are sent from Shirehampton to Pill on the old Ferry Crossing
KS 1 Exploring Transport and Exploration - building wind powered land yachts
Blaise Primary a partner school in the Bristol Loves Tides programme goes out on the tides in the Severn Estuary
700 children and 65 volunteers from business build 115 model boats and race them in the Bristol Harbour Festival