Student’s engineering and technology skills will be to the test when Stanmore College holds a robotics competition on Wednesday.

Participants in the international contest will have to build robots, master controls and use their machines to complete challenges against the clock.

There will be eight teams of five to six children plus a teacher for each.

The VEX robotics competition is the fastest growing of its kind in the world with more than 4,800 from 20 countries taking part.