15 year 10 students attended the construction day taster event at Newcastle College on Thursday the 25th May.
The students were fully engaged in a range of activities and were a credit to the academy throughout the day, whilst gaining an insight into the world of construction.
The students participated in four workshops; In painting and decorating, where they learnt how to wallpaper and tile and completed a makeover of a wall in just 30 minutes! In the electrician session, they learnt how to wire a two way light fitting. In the joinery workshop, they used a variety of tools to produce their own wooden game. In bricklaying they were able to point between bricks and also to set bricks on a level, using a variety of methods.