Over 50 year 9 and year 10 students from Arnold Hill Academy and Carlton-le-Willows Academy took part in the Construction Challenge held on Tuesday 4th July 2017 at Arnold Hill, undertaking a range of “taster” sessions in bricklaying, carpentry and painting and decorating tasks during the morning then taking part in the “Challenge” in their chosen trades in the afternoon.
Michael Shepherd of Carlton-le-Willows was selected as the overall winner for the quality of his Painting and Decorating in the “Challenge” and his overall performance in the morning “taster” sessions. He received a trophy and a £25 tools voucher from Robert Samson, Chair of Frank Key Group
Ethan Gatherar of Carlton-le-Willows was chosen as the Bricklaying winner, and received a trophy and a £25 tools voucher
Dalton Carwood of Arnold Hill was chosen as the Carpentry winner, and received a trophy and a £25 tools voucher
Olivia Hopkin of Arnold Hill was chosen as the Painting and Decorating winner, and received a trophy and a £25 tools voucher
Katie Sharpe, Isaac Thorne and Thomas Hankin of Arnold Hill and Charlie Mitchell and Billy Mitchell of Carlton-le-Willows were commended for their overall performance during the Construction Challenge. They all received a tool prize from Robert Samsom.
Many thanks to everyone who supported the event; Adam Kelly, Terry Brickles, Neil Walker, Steve Wilson, Dave Singh, Richard Walker and Robert Samson.