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Brexit: Rapid statement

As you are no doubt aware, the European Union has extended the period in which the UK can deliver Brexit to 31 October 2019, although if the UK Parliament agrees to a withdrawal deal the UK may leave ...read the full story

Colchester primary school students to represent UK at VEX IQ World Championships

A team of young roboteers at a Colchester primary school can look forward to the experience of a lifetime later this month when they travel to the VEX IQ World Championships in the US. The 10 and 11...read the full story

Opening questions: Jim Rugg, EV Technical & Specifications Manager

We have welcomed a new member to Rapid's EV team in 2019. Jim Rugg has joined us as our EV Technical and Specifications Manager. Here is a quick Q&A to find out a little more about Jim and what he wil...read the full story

Bringing STEM to life at Bett 2019

Rapid Education will be bringing STEM to life for all school ages at Bett 2019, the UK's leading educational technology event, at ExCel London from January 23-26. We will be demonstrating our wide ...read the full story

Airgineers 2019 event details released

After a successful inaugural year for the Airgineers STEM Challenge, details have now been released for the first events of the 2019 competition. To register for an event listed below, use the form o...read the full story

UK team take Excellence award at VEX IQ World Championships

A London school's performance has been hailed as 'incredible' after its robotics team won a VEX IQ Challenge Excellence award at the 2018 VEX Robotics World Championship in the US. It is the best ...read the full story

Introducing 'Turning Point', the 2018/19 VEX Robotics Competition game

"The biggest shake-up in the VEX Robotics Competition for some years." That is how our Education Manager and VEX expert Chris Calver describes the 2018/19 season, of which we have received our first ...read the full story

Schools beat snow to take VEX IQ and VEX Robotics UK prizes

As if the 'Ringmaster' and 'In the Zone' competition games were not challenging enough, teams due to take part in the VEX IQ Challenge and VEX Robotics Competition UK National Championships were hande...read the full story

See Rapid Education on Sky News!

The Rapid Education stand at Bett 2018 was a hive of activity once again, and this year we even caught the attention of the Sky cameras! We featured in a report by Swipe, the Sky News technology show...read the full story

Airgineers prepares for launch in 2018

Airgineers is a new STEM drone Challenge for secondary school age students which will take place across the UK in 2018. The objective of the Challenge is for students to fly drones they have designed...read the full story

Rapid nominated for Educational Support Award at Elektra 2017

Rapid is delighted to have been nominated in the Educational Support Award category at the Elektra 2017 Awards, the most prestigious awards ceremony in the electronics industry. The company has been ...read the full story