North England Regional Final: Leeds

Our Big Ideas Competition Regional Final in Leeds will be taking place at the University of Leeds on Tuesday, May 10th 2022. Read on for details of the teams, judges, businesses and schools that will be involved…

Schools

Students from the following schools have been shortlisted and will be attending the Regional Final:

Businesses

Mentors from the following businesses have been supporting students in this region:


Shortlisted Teams

The following teams have been shortlisted and will be attending the North England Regional Final in Leeds:

Fire Fighter Drone

Bishop Young CofE Academy

A drone that tracks forest fires with EWDS technology, and puts fires out.

Sea-Savers

North Durham Academy

An app game that benefits the planet when users play on it.

Conserve2Preserve

Outwood Academy Freeston

A campaign to sell things made of recycled materials to help stop deforestation.

Bernards Cup n Co

St. Bernard’s Catholic High School

Reusable cups that help reduce waste, and a campaign for less plastic use.

Oxygenize

St. Bernard’s Catholic High School

A plant product that extracts CO2 from the air and processes it through a plant pod.

Package Less

North Durham Academy

An app improving the amount of plastic being used in supermarkets.

P.INK

St. Bernard’s Catholic High School

A product that removes erasable ink from paper and re-prints with it.

ZAPP!

Bishop Young CofE Academy

An app that tracks users’ energy usage.

Carbon Catcher

Bishop Young CofE Academy

A vacuum system on tunnels, which sucks the carbon dioxide from exhausts of cars and feeds to trees that absorb the carbon and give out oxygen.

One Drop At A Time

Outwood Academy Freeston

A campaign and product that filters water for people to bring  back to their villages.

Plastic for Pence

Bishop Young CofE Academy

A recycling container that gives users money for containers recycled in it.


Judges

Russel Kaye

Business Operations Lead at Northern Gas Networks

Jonathan Mallen-Beadle

Managing Director at Mears Living

Paul Illingworth

Plant Manager at Kongsberg Automotive

Claire Fitton

S4TP Judge

Yvana Ferreira

Young Person Judge

Sadiya Sadim

Communications and Engagement Officer at Leeds City Council


Venue

The Winner is…

Fire Fighting Drone

Bishop Young C of E Academy

Runner Up

PIN.K

St Bernard’s Catholic High School

Runner Up

One Drop at a Time

Outwood Academy Freeston

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