Ruby Lambert is a Year 4 pupil attending Briercliffe Primary School Burnley. Ruby was inspired by Mr McLoughlin from TRW to invent the “Fill-Up Fork,” this devise is an item of cutlery with a built-in sauce container that, on pressing a grey button, dispenses sufficient condiment for a single mouthful of food (usually chips).
Mia Capstick from Briercliffe Primary School Burnley, is a Year 4 pupil who, inspired by Mr McLoughlin from TRW, invented the “Automatic Bike Stabilisers” that assist people learning to ride a bicycle; they start off in the down position to allow the rider to mount the bike and ride off, then they retract. Should the sensors detect tilting, the stabilisers drop to avoid accidentally falling off.
Elle Mai Spencer, a Year 5 pupil from Hapton Church of England/Methodist Primary School Burnley, developed the “Smart Bike,” a new form of bicycle with GPS, a heated seat and automatic LED Lights, all powered by the motion of the bike in use. Elle was inspired by Amy Ellis from Atkins.
Chloe Moore attends Padiham Green Church of England Primary School Burnley, she is a Year 5 pupil who invented the “Butter Lipstick,” a portable device to assist people in spreading their butter whilst out and about.
Kelsea Ridge is a Year 6 pupil from Heasandford Primary School Burnley. Inspired by Kevin Burke from Primary Engineer, Kelsea invented the “Bully Buzzer,” a device that alerts adults or teachers when someone is being bullied in school.
Zara Cheetham in Year 6 at Wheatley Lane Methodist Voluntary Aided Primary School Burnley, was inspired by Bill Tiplady from MEA Lean Associates Ltd to invent the “Waker Maker,” an invention to help someone wake-up. It connects to curtains and, at the desired time, the blinds are opened and light flood the bedroom thus waking-up the sleeping person.
Lauren Kean a pupil in Year 7 at Shuttleworth College Burnley, devised the “Study Right,” an app that lets children play on their electronic devices only after they have answered a question, which pop up every 2 minutes, meaning parents can monitor their children’s study time. Lauren was inspired by Kevin Burke from Primary Engineer.
Denis Lebeidenski from Shuttleworth College Burnley, is in Year 7 and was inspired by Kevin Burke from Primary Engineer to invent the “Vibrate-a-Seat,” a convenient device to help stop older people getting numb legs after sitting on the lavatory; the user pushes a lever causing the padded seat to vibrate thus alleviating numbness.