Lime House School provides an opportunity for their A level students to take part in the EES (Engineering Education Scheme) during the first year of their A level studies. The scheme is supported and funded by local companies in the UK. Each year schools can submit an application to participate. Lime House School is proud to be regularly selected to run the scheme.
What is Engineering Education Scheme?
The scheme provides you with an in-depth experience in science, engineering and technology.
You will work in a team with the support from school teachers and an engineering mentor on a real engineering/scientific problem, the solution to which is important to the local company.
What will I get from taking part?
- Exposure to a variety of engineering projects, highlighting the multi-disciplinary nature of engineering
- Experience of teamwork, interviews, presentations, project management and writing technical reports
- Experience of University life and a greater awareness of possible career opportunities
- The opportunity to develop technical skills and to meet professional and graduate engineers, scientists and technologists
- A highly significant contribution to include in university applications and any future job applications
- Opportunity to apply for BA Crest Award at Gold Standard (80% of EESE students are successful)
- EESE (Engineering Education Scheme England) national certificate
What do I have to contribute and the application requirement?
The project will require about 100 hours from you in total, which works out about 2-3 hours a week, in addition to the time spent at a University Residential Workshop. Students at Lime House School are offered the opportunity to attend Newcastle, Huddersfield, Lancaster or Liverpool Universities for their workshops. The students often choose the prestigious engineering university of Newcastle. Students should be studying one or more of the physical sciences at AS, which should include Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, ICT, Design and Technology or Environmental science.
How much do I need to pay?
There is a registration fee, payable by the student of £120 plus travel costs.