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Bright sparks of inspiration for pupils at RAF Cosford STEM event

Around 1,500 children have taken part in a day full of workshops, demonstrations and activities at RAF Cosford.

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Ashleigh Cummings and Anna-Mae Charman, from Adcote school in Shrewsbury, with Red Arrows mechanical technicians

The annual large-scale science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM event took place at the RAF Museum Midlands on Wednesday.

Almost 1,500 school and home-educated children from across the county attended, to take part in a day full of workshops, demonstrations and activities.

The museum doors were closed to the public on the day, opening exclusively for the 'Forces in STEM' attendees for the third year.

Darcy Williams from Penkridge Middle School, has a go at the Airbus VR simulator

Jack Rowley, RAF Museum access and learning supervisor and his team organised the event in partnership with the RAF.