Video: schools enter technology tournament

ASHLYNS School in Berkhamsted buzzed with activity as 31 teams from 11 local schools demonstrated their design and building skills.

Students got their thinking caps on for the annual Technology Tournament organised by the Rotary clubs of Hemel Hempstead and Berkhamsted Bulbourne.

Ashlyns School in Berkhamsted host the Rotary Clubs technolgy tournament - pictured are Berkhamsted Town Mayor Carol Green, Mayor of Dacorum Gillian Chapman and Rotary president Anthony Parisi with students from Westbrook Hay Prep School

Ashlyns School in Berkhamsted host the Rotary Clubs technolgy tournament - pictured are Berkhamsted Town Mayor Carol Green, Mayor of Dacorum Gillian Chapman and Rotary president Anthony Parisi with students from Westbrook Hay Prep School

Each team consisted of four students and there were foundation, intermediate and advanced levels for the challenge.

The task for each team was to construct a coin sorter that would separate a range of loose coins, and in some situations the value of the coins needed to be determined.

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