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STUDENT QUOTE and EVALUATION of event/speaker

STEM Workshop – Bournemouth University

The BU students joined WMMS for a day to speak to all years regarding the different STEM courses available to our students.  They then assisted our grade 8s to take part in a practical robotics and lego workshop.

STEM Assembly:

Years 5-8


STEM: Robotics Workshop

Year 8

28th November 2019

“I loved the programming and the idea of STEM. BU was very inclusive and made sure everyone enjoyed themselves.” Joshua Tomkow

I enjoyed the STEM workshop because of all the activities we got to participate in.  The BU students explained the steps very clearly.  We were programming robots and building interesting lego!” Gizem Myumyun

Maz Evans – Author

This famous author came to speak to our children about her life as an author and the importance of creative writing.  Some of our students that have shown great enthusiasm for writing, were treated to a personal writing workshop with Maz Evans.  

Years 5 - 8

3rd December 2019

“She was so funny and had such a good sense of humour.  It was also very entertaining when she made Mrs Utley and Miss Watkins create a weapon out of balloons!” Baylee Rose

“I thought it was really fantastic!” Sarah Linford

Jeff Mostyn, Chairman of Bournemouth Football Club

Jeff kindly spent a morning sharing his life experiences as a Football Coach, manager and player.  He spoke about various career choices in football and how fascinating his career has been for him. 


Years 5-8

6th December 2019

“I really enjoyed the talk and found it very interesting.  He answered all our questions and spoke well.” Leo Melrose

“Really, really interesting and he shared loads of information. A very nice guy with some interesting stories.” Matthew Thomas

Big Bang Dorset Fair at Bovington Tank Museum

Yr 8 are very excited to be taking part in a huge Careers convention in Dorset.  They will get the opportunity to explore various scientific stands and displays, as well as take part in some exciting experiments throughout the afternoon.

Year 8

18th March 2020

Evaluations to follow.







Careers Workshop

Sarah Stroud, Careers Lead from Ferndown Upper School, will be delivering a Careers Workshop to all Year 8 children at WMMS. This will involve active group participation and a range of activities.

Year 8

21st May 2020

Evaluations to follow.