Eaton Bank Academy

Building the Severn Bridge


Year 9, 10 and 12 STEM students have experienced bridge building first-hand, constructing a 15 metre model of the Severn Crossing. The bridge building project is run by ‘Bridge to Schools’ and supported by local ambassadors Cruden Group. The project helps to develop a practical understanding of civil engineering, encourage students to choose STEM subjects in their post 16 education and hopefully inspire the next generation to pursue a career in engineering.  The students had a fantastic time building the bridge (fully equipped in hard hats, hi-vis and gloves) and were keen to test their engineering skills by walking across the completed bridge!