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NEW F1 IN SCHOOLS RACE EQUIPMENT BROCHURE

MACH 2022

F1 in Schools will be exhibiting at MACH 2022, on Stand 17-50, showcasing the world’s most exciting STEM Challenge, within in the Education & Development Zone of this prestigious event, which is being held at the Birmingham’s NEC, from 4th to 8th April 2022. One of the main themes of the MACH 2022 Education & Development Zone is the need to develop key skills and inspire the UK’s next generation of engineers, with a view to supporting the future of advanced manufacturing in the UK, and this is precisely where F1 in Schools comes in. The Challenge aims to raise standards across schools, promoting student achievement in STEM-related subjects and beyond, developing a new generation of engineers, technicians, scientists and entrepreneurs and encouraging students of all abilities to reach their potential. Visit the F1 in Schools Team on Stand 17 -50, where the F1 in Schools Race Track and Race System will be on display, along with CNC Routers and an Air Trace Visualisation Tunnel – all of which are designed and manufactured in the UK by Denford Limited – official supplier of F1 in Schools equipment. Click here for more information.

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WAZER DESKTOP WATERJET CUTTER

Denford have taken delivery of an exciting new product: the Wazer, the world’s first Desktop Waterjet Cutter, and we are delighted to announce that we have been appointed Exclusive Educational Distributor for the UK! Compact and fully-enclosed, the Wazer is clean, safe and easy to operate and is able to cut any hard or soft material with digital precision. The high-velocity jet uses a combination of high-pressure water and sand-like abrasive particles to cut through the work piece, creating high-quality, intricate cuts and giving a professional finish. Available as either a desktop unit (Wazer Desktop), or complete with its own dedicated stand (Wazer Standup), the Wazer is an ideal addition to any classroom/workshop.   With its waterjet technology, the Wazer has significant advantages over conventional cutting methods: Cuts any material – such as steel, titanium, aluminium, glass, stone, tiles, carbon fibre Achieves intricate detail Requires no ventilation Results in a smooth surface finish No heat-induced material warping The Wazer is easy to set-up and use: just plug the device into a standard power socket, connect to a water supply and load the specified abrasive – then, input your SD Card containing the .svg or .dxf design file, press ‘Start’ and watch your shape being cut! To find out more, click here. Or for further information contact sales@denford.co.uk or call 01484 72800

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F1 IN SCHOOLS MINI-PROJECT

GET YOUR STUDENTS BACK ON TRACK WITH THE F1 IN SCHOOLS MINI-PROJECT - PERFECT FOR SUMMER SCHOOLS! With the Government’s Education Recovery Programme aiming to ensure that students catch up on months of lost learning, the need for rich, pacey, cross-curricular Projects is truly here. Click here to find out more. The Project is designed to capture the magic of the F1 in Schools experience in a condensed programme, enabling your students to design, make, test and race their own car designs, while also working on branding, marketing and sponsorship tasks as a focussed team. It is broken down into 8 sessions, with downloadable teaching and learning resources, giving a versatile and manageable programme – perfect for Summer Schools and ideal as a Transition Year Project or after-school activity! YOUR STUDENTS WILL LEARN AND EXPERIENCE: • hands-on learning • seeing ideas and designs come to life • developing skills in STEM-related subjects • building teamwork and inclusion • developing confidence • problem-solving • evaluating and improving designs • improving communication skills IN ADDITION TO FREE DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES, WHAT EQUIPMENT IS REQUIRED? OPTION 1 - AIR-POWERED CARS • Project Starter Pack for 50 Cars • Air Launch System with Pump • 10m Roll-Out Race Track OPTION 2 - COMPRESSED AIR-POWERED CARS • Project Starter Pack for 50 Cars • Power Packs 4gm (pack of 300) • F1 Race System Package with 24m Roll-Out Race Track   TO FIND OUT MORE CLICK HERE OR CONTACT DENFORD EMAIL: SALES@DENFORD.CO.UK | TEL: 01484 728000

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UK TEAM CROWNED ARAMCO F1 IN SCHOOLS WORLD CHAMPIONS 2020(21)

The Aramco F1 in Schools World Finals, which was held 4th-8th June at F1 in Schools’ HQ, at Denford Limited, in the UK, was a resounding success. The event was held “virtually” and was live-streamed in partnership with Zoom, with 43 teams of students participating from around the world. The Winners of the coveted “Aramco F1 in Schools World Champions Trophy” were Britannia Red, from Robert May’s School in Hampshire, with Quintolux from Ireland in second place and Nebula from Australia taking third place. For the F1 in Schools official Press Release  click here.  

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THE ARAMCO F1 IN SCHOOLS WORLD FINALS 2020(21)

The Aramco F1 in Schools World Finals is to be held in the UK from 4th – 8th June 2021, and will be the 16th F1 in Schools World Finals.  This will be a live-streamed event, connected through 20 countries, in partnership with Zoom. 43 Teams of Students will be exhibiting their F1 cars, presenting their on-line pit displays and then racing live against each other for the coveted “Aramco F1 in Schools World Champions Trophy”. Please feel free to join the live YouTube sessions at any time during the event, at what promises to be a truly unique and engaging World Finals - see link below:- F1 in Schools HQ – Youtube ARAMCO F1 IN SCHOOLS WORLD FINALS - ITINERARY Day 1 - Friday 4th June Opening Show: 2:00pm UK time With messages from the UK Government, FIA and Formula 1 Day 2 - Saturday 5th June Live Racing: From 8.30am to 6.30pm UK time Day 3 - Sunday 6th June Live Racing: From 8.30am to 6.30pm UK time Day 4 - Monday 7th June Knock Out Competition: From 2.00pm UK time Day 5 - Tuesday 8th June Awards Ceremony - hosted by Sky F1’s David Croft: Commencing 2.00pm UK time We are thrilled to announce that Saudi Aramco General Manager, Fahad K. Al-Dhubaib and Stefano Domenicali, CEO of Formula 1 will be joining us to crown our World Champions! Throughout the World Finals, our Teams will be joined by VIP guests ‘dropping in’ from UK Government and the world of Formula 1.

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