By Jazib Askari, 6th form Student at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, School’s Twitter feed.

My interest in computer science began when I realised how it acts as an integral part of my everyday life and shapes the world around me. Since I really enjoy studying Maths, I knew Computer Science would be the right path for me because both subjects require a systematic, lateral way of thinking.

In my first year of Sixth Form at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls I decided to undertake Computing as one of my A Level subjects and was surprised when I learned that only two…

By Devasena Inupakutika, Software Consultant.

How do we get more girls involved in science at school, and keep them interested when they go to university? One answer is the STEM Careers Event, which took place at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College last month of this year. Here, students were given a chance to try out a wide range of engaging tasks and find out why and how careers in science and engineering can be exciting and fulfilling for girls too.

Guiding them along were mentors from across the disciplines - including me. I was there with the rest of the Robogals…

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