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Centenary Photo Competition winners announced

A visual celebration of Science and Engineering in Essex

Thank you to everyone who entered our inaugural Photographic Competition, and congratulations to our winners, listed below.

Visit our web gallery to see all the photos entered.

We will be producing a special CSES Centenary calendar containing the winning and a selection of shortlisted photos, which will be available in the new year.

First Prize Winner (Secondary)

Sunset at Chappel (Owen Ford, Year 7)
Sunset at Chappel (Owen Ford, Age 12)

Celebrating both old and new technologies in Essex. A grade II listed bridge completed in 1849 using 7 million bricks. It is the longest bridge in East Anglia and one of the largest brick structures in the UK.

Second Prize Winner (Secondary)

Raining Jumbo (Maxey Wills, Year 7)
Raining Jumbo (Maxey Wills, Age 12)

This water tower the second-largest in England when it was built in 1883. It was nicknamed Jumbo after a famous London Zoo elephant by the local vicar as it dwarfed his rectory! It is made from over 1.2 million bricks and 819 tonnes of stone.

Third Prize Winner (Secondary)

Birthplace of Radio (Haaris Ahmad, Year 7)
Birthplace of Radio (Haaris Ahmad, Age 12)

An intriguing combination of old and new from the modern smartphone to the origins of radio with Marconi in Chelmsford, via the invention of the first practical amplifier, the Audion triode vacuum tube.

Joint Primary Winners

The Humble Bumble Bee (Isobel Maddison)
The Humble Bumble Bee (Isobel Maddison, Age 10)
Great Baddow Radio Tower (Ben Horngold)
Great Baddow Radio Tower (Ben Horngold, Age 9)

Visit our web gallery to see all the photos entered.

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