Bella Hunt is a Year 3 pupil from May Park Primary School in Bristol. Inspired by Thierry Pope from MOD, Bella invented the “Fun Noisy Rubbish Bin,” a solar-powered, waste receptacle that travels around playgrounds asking adults and children if they have any litter to dispose of. It also makes noise.
Lili Butler was inspired by Bill Austen from Qinetiq when he visited South Farnham School in Surrey. Lili, a Year 3 pupil, invented the “Toothpaste Sweet,” a confection designed for diabetics to stop their teeth from blackening and falling-out because, although the outer shell is sugar, the innards are 100% toothpaste.
Jacob Beatty, a Year 4 pupil from Temple Ewell Church of England Primary School in Dover, Kent. Jacob devised the “Alzheimer’s Rewind Machine,” a wearable, portable device that assists people with dementia by having a complete list of tasks to achieve each day (set by cares) and audio/video assistance to remind them of how they do things.
Neve Jeffery from West Town Lane Academy in Bristol is a Year 4 pupil who designed the “Fridge Food Saver,” which works by consumers scanning their fresh-food purchases prior to storage in the refrigerator. The device, attached magnetically to the fridge, displays a list of those items due to go past their ‘use by’ dates.
Isabelle Britt attends Kingsnorth Church of England Primary School in Ashford, Kent. Isabelle is a Year 5 pupil, was inspired by Alice Lacy from Houses of Parliament to invent the “Energy Making Playground,” a whole environment designed so that the playing equipment generates energy when children play on them.
Chloe Beton is a year 5 pupil from Redlands Primary School in Fareham, Hampshire. Chloe was inspired by both Mike from Designcraft and Dave from Gravatom to invent “Music Ears,” hearing-aids with the capacity to allow wearers to listen to music/radio utilising Bluetooth.
Isabel Llewellyn attends Brookfield Junior School in Aylesford, Kent, where she is a year 6 pupil. Isabel was inspired by Mr Bootle from Diesel Injection Systems to design the “Slidescape.” The invention is a slide attached to a window that, when you use it, it creates kinetic energy.
Dylan Raybould was inspired by Leon Horsfield from Balfour Beatty when he visited Beech Grove Primary School in Taunton, Somerset. Dylan a year 6 pupil designed the “T.D.P. (Triple Diabetic Pen),” the device is an Epi Pen and meter combined so you can test your sugar levels and self-inject your insulin, all with the same instrument.