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Innovative pupils rise to the challenge
12:30pm Tuesday 17th April 2012 in Education
A BRAILLE version of snakes and ladders, a one-handed ruler, a talking watch and a completely new sport were among the innovations devised by school pupils.
Teenagers from across the county came up with the ideas as part of a challenge to dream up new products to help disabled people.
Students from Upper Shirley High and St Anne’s schools in Southampton, Romsey School, and Cams Hill School in Fareham were among the teams competing in the competition run by construction firm Warings, aimed at encouraging study in science, technology, engineering and maths.
A team from the City of Portsmouth’s Boys’ School won the event with their Handy Tee device, designed to help golfers in wheelchairs plant their tee and ball in the ground.