Gowerton team wins £5,000 Longitude Explorer Peoples Choice Award

A team of boys with autism from Gowerton School in West Glamorgan has beaten teams from across the UK to be named the Longitude Explorer People’s Choice Award winner in a public vote, winning £5,000 for their school. The team’s winning solution, Theo the Therapy Dog, is a robotic therapy dog that supports other autistic people who want to become more independent. Ben, Ethan, Reuben and Charlie, the members of Team STF Gowerton were named the People’s Choice Award winners at a virtual awards ceremony introduced by Science Minister, Amanda Solloway. More than 13,000 votes were cast by the public … Continue reading Gowerton team wins £5,000 Longitude Explorer Peoples Choice Award