Joshua Wilson from St Paul’s Primary School Oldham, is a Year 3 pupil who was inspired by Andy Wilson to invent the “Bin Scanner,” a device attached to bins that enable the user to scan an item of rubbish to ascertain whether it is recyclable or otherwise.
Isabella Hart is a pupil in Year 3 at Rushcroft Primary School Oldham. Following a visit by Will Queenan of SIMMS to the school, Isabella was inspired to devise the “Speaker Remote,” a bracelet worn by visually impaired people who want to listen to the news on the radio or TV; the user simply tells the device to turn on and the radio or TV will turn on.
Madison Wilcock was inspired by Alistar Waller of Thales during his visit to St Paul’s Primary School Oldham. Madison, a Year 3 pupil, invented the “Heat Slipper,” which was specifically designed for elderly people or those with medical complaints that leave the sufferer with cold feet, these items of footwear have a battery-powered heating element to warm the wearer’s feet.
Daniel Croft, a Year 5 pupil at Greenfield Primary School Oldham, was inspired by Steven Murgatroyd of Unity Partnership to invent the “Thermostap,” a device to help people to stop scalding themselves on hot water. It is a state-of-the-art thermostat that fits inside taps to cool down, or heat up if necessary, the water as it pours from the faucet.
Joshua Kenway attends Hey with Zion Primary School Oldham, he is a Year 5 pupil who, along with his class, was inspired by Mark Dawson of Nordex during a school visit. Joshua devised a solution to help prevent food waste; the “Out of Dater” scans food and tells the user, firstly, what it is and then, when it will be out of date for eating.
Shaili Khimani is a Year 6 pupil that attends Beaumont Primary School Bolton. Inspired by Paul Buxton of Buxton Designs Shaili devised the “Cake ‘O’ Maker,” a combined Laser-Cutter and 3D Printer for shaping and icing cakes.
Bradley Beresford who attends Rushcroft Primary School Oldham as a Year 6 pupil, was inspired by Will Queenan of SIMMS to develop an innovative modification to existing cycling technology. Bradley’s invention the “Road Safety Bike” is made from lightweight carbon-fibre, the device consists of indicators and at the rear of the seat, an LED display, showing the speed of following vehicles with a camera incorporated to transmit images of speeding cars’, vans’ or lorries’ registrations to the police.
Livia Luckson is in Year 7 at Loreto Grammar School Altringham. Livia inspired by Jennifer Gilleece of Network Rail, to design a portable medical data bank; this invention, the “Medical Microchip” is secured by a finger-print recognition system, carried by users in the form of a watch that contains all of the medical records of each individual person which, should the need arise for a swift diagnosis or in the event of a medical emergency, would be a benefit to medical staff.