Category Archives: North Lanarkshire

Golfhill Primary School – Airdrie Academy Rocket Competition

Golfhill Primary School in North Lanarkshire have been taking part in the annual Airdrie Academy Rocket Competition since 2007. The event is arranged between AAA (Airdrie Astronomical Association) and Airdrie Academy. The local Round Table donate trophies and prizes.

The five best entries from each school go to a final at Airdrie Academy where the rockets are launched.

Stuart Hamilton from Golfhill won the prize for distance travelled. His rocket travelled 115 metres beating off competition from the other primary schools and 5 local High schools. You can find out more about their experiences by clicking on the link below

Click here to view the Golfhill Primary Presentation.