“The skills learnt on the build are vast and develop enterprising learning.”

Emma Kerr, Teacher, Egloskerry Primary School, Cornwall

“It has been life changing for me. I now know that I can be a team player and be trusted. I am able to aspire to higher achievements than to settle for what others have told me I am capable of.”

Marian Cox-Clarke, Fordingbridge plc

“The teams there, and their level of invention, commitment, teamwork and enjoyment, could teach many areas of 'our' often ego filled sport a big lesson!”

Rob Manger, Go Motorsport

“I was struck by the enthusiasm of all the schools involved.”

Neil Rideout, Managing Director, Passivent

“Projects like this are invaluable to companies such as Siemens, helping us to reach tomorrow’s talent by engaging young people in engineering and science from an early age.”

Juergen Maier, Chief Executive Siemens plc, @Juergen_Maier

“I absolutely enjoyed it. The best was the drag race.”

Amber Zulkifi, 10 years old, Wellstead Primary School

“I think it was amazing, I would love to go again and being in the car was exciting as well.”

Ben Payne, 9 years old, Wellstead Primary School

“Greenpower has provided many valuable lessons in allowing the team to enhance skills in areas they may not ordinarily be exposed to.”

Lauren Wray, Graduate, Jaguar Land Rover

“It's not just the engineering, but the team work, responsibility, self confidence and many other aspects that are highlights.”

Terry Barnaby, Engineer Mentor, Chipping Sodbury School

“Ever since I attended my first Greenpower race, I have never looked back. When I decided to step down from the team to allow younger members to have their chance, it seemed only natural to continue my involvement with Greenpower as a marshal.”

John Luke Wilkinson, Ex-competitor Trinity School

“Greenpower played a major part in us acheiving outstanding as an overall grade from OFSTED”

Steve Leahey, Teacher, The Leigh Technology Academy, Kent

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