The High Sheriff of Leicestershire was welcomed to Wigston Academy during his visit to the Borough of Oadby and Wigston, om March 23, 2017.
He met 30 Year 9 pupils who took part in a physics masterclass delivered by Sophie Allan from the National Space Centre Academy. The High Sheriff is also trustee of the Space Centre.
The pupils took part in a rocket launch competition which was part of the day-long event. The winning rocket went 51 metres at 50mph or 0 to 50 in one hundredth of a second.
The High Sheriff with the Mayor of Oadby and Wigston, Councillor Robert Eaton during his visit to the borough.