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McLaren shows off supercar to inspire next generation of engineers

McLaren shows off supercar to inspire next generation of engineers

David Lee

McLaren shows off supercar to inspire next generation of engineers

A top of the range car got students revved up about the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and maths.

A team of engineers from McLaren visited The Windsor Boys’ School and brought their latest creation, a McLaren 570s, with them to show to the next generation of engineers.

The display formed part of a workshop which was organised with the aim of encouraging more youngsters to study STEM subjects and pursue careers in industries such as engineering.

McLaren employees gave a run-down of the work that is required to build a supercar, from the design right down to the door’s state-of-the-art hinges.

The event, on Thursday, November 12, was also attended by A-level students from The Windsor Girls’ School, Eton College and Newlands Girls’ School in Maidenhead.

Phil Hall, a design and technology teacher at The Windsor Boys’ School, said: “This is a great way of raising the profile to show these subjects are really important.”

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