For most students, starting a new school can be very daunting, but one Midlands engineering Academy has stepped up the pressure for its new intake.
Year 10 students entering their first year at the JCB Academy in Staffordshire have been sent straight to university - well for the first week anyway.
With many Midlands manufacturers saying students leave education without the skills businesses need, it's hoped these young hopefuls will be the engineers of the future.
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