Some great websites to get further information....
National Grid Education - This site shows the range of activities that National Grid is undertaking to support the challenge of inspiring and helping young people to become the next generation of engineers.
National Grid Careers - Discover the role that National Grid plays in energy distribution and the varied careers available for professionals, apprentices and graduates.
National Grid, Bringing Energy To Life - 'Bringing Energy To Life’ is National Grid’s community grant fund aimed at community organisations and charities in areas where National Grid’s work is impacting on local people through our operations and site activities.
Girls Into STEM - National Grids 2015 grant program to excite and inform more girls about the potential for careers in Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) subject areas using the VEX Robotics platform. This two year adventure will be periodically updated online to show how the teams are getting on.
VEX Robotics, EDR Product Website - Explore the products and parts available for use in the VEX Robotics Competition using the VEX EDR robotics design system.
VEX Robotics, IQ Product Website - Explore the products and parts available for use in the VEX IQ Challenge using the VEX IQ robotics design system.
VEX Robotics Competition - The VEX Robotics Competition, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, is the largest and fastest growing middle school and high school robotics program globally with more than 15,000 teams from 33 countries playing in over 1,000 tournaments worldwide. Each year, an exciting engineering challenge is presented in the form of a game. Students, with guidance from their teachers and mentors, build innovative robots and compete year-round at a variety of events.
VEX IQ Challenge - The VEX IQ Challenge, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, provides Primary & early Secondary school students with exciting, open-ended robotics and research project challenges that enhance their science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills through hands-on, student-centred learning.
VEX Curriculum - There are over 100 lessons of FREE, UK-mapped curriculum available online. Developed for use in Design & Technology, Engineering and Computer Science, the downloads include everything needed to deliver VEX in the classroom - Lesson plans, presentations, worksheets, videos and sample files.
VEX Robotics Forum - A hugely active forum and repository for a wealth of information on how to get started and compete in the VEX Robotics Competition. Also a source of troubleshooting and technical knowledge.
VEX IQ Forum - A hugely active forum and repository for a wealth of information on how to get started and compete in the VEX IQ Challenge. Also a source of troubleshooting and technical knowledge.
ROBOTC Support - Forum for the ROBOTC Programming software, with links to some getting started tutorials and guides on curricula use.