Pupils learn about engineering careers during STEM day at Littleport business JDR Cable Systems

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Li

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Littleport-based company held a STEM day. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant

A Littleport company opened their doors to 150 15-17-year-old students from schools and colleges around the Cambridgeshire as they hosted a a ‘STEMtastic’ event.

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Li

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Littleport-based company held a STEM day. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant

JDR Cable Systems Limited brought together industry and education in a workplace setting to educate and inspire young people to take an interest in engineering careers.

During the day, JDR ran a series challenges for the students - the winners got the chance of a work experience placement, which could result in an apprenticeship.

The day featured interactive activities across various functions to provide young people with a "hands on, enjoyable and insightful experience" said Vicki Ashton, strategic resourcing and talent manager.

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Li

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Littleport-based company held a STEM day. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant

"The day was a huge success and we, as a company, love inspiring the next generation of future engineers.


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"We also love demonstrating some of the key aspects associated with the offshore wind, oil and gas industry. "Our thanks to all involved."

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Li

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Littleport-based company held a STEM day. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Li

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Littleport-based company held a STEM day. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Li

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Littleport-based company held a STEM day. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Li

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Littleport-based company held a STEM day. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Li

Pupils across Cambridgeshire got the chance to have a look behind the scenes at JDR Cables as the Littleport-based company held a STEM day. Picture: MIKE ROUSE. - Credit: Archant

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