Pupils from St Chris have won a prestigious national robotics championship and will go on to represent the UK at a global robotics tournament in the USA in April.

The St Chris ‘Snowflakes’ robotics team took part in the inaugural FIRST® Tech Challenge UK Championships in Peterborough on Wednesday 13 March.

They won the FIRST® Tech Challenge UK Inspire Award with their robot Andy after competing against 500 students from the South Of England.

With the support of Cambridge-based global technology firm Arm, they will represent the UK at the FIRST® Championships held in Detroit, USA between 24 – 27 April 2019.

The team comprised: Luca Vendruscolo; Noah Allan; James Hayes; George Danilenko; Ellis Waynforth; Hugo Cracknell; Bella Hammond; Pete Vamos; Gene Morrissey; Honey Glennie and Alfie Scott Davison. They were supported by teachers Jennifer Petit and Adam Eldin.