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2018/19 Project Blog

Technology club allows students with a great idea, but few workshop resources, to realise their ambitions in the field of Design & Technology. Bring your materials and ideas in on Monday evenings after school and join the fun.

Tech club is also an opportunity to catch up on missed work and go deeper into the lessons of that week. Students attending have the opportunity to have direct access to high tech equipment such as Laser engravers/cutters, C-N-C Routers, electronics equipment and 3D printing. The TREND C-N-C Router is top of the line equipment for schools with an area capable of managing furniture sized pieces.
The laser cutter in the workshop is generously proportioned with a 600x400mm bed. Students can upload files from Techsoft 2D Designer and see them being manufactured.
The 3D printer currently on site can be used for particular design challenges which might occur in the event that the other machines are not capable of managing these. The machine itself can handle a range of sizes up to 330x330x400mm in volume.

This years major club project is to design and make a Raspberry Pi based arcade cabinet bringing back the wonders of 80's and 90's gaming to a new audience.

The blog for this project can be accessed by clicking on the arcade cabinet below.

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2018/19 Major Tech-Club Project Blog