A TEAM of ten students has won a top technology award.

The girls, in year six at Polam Hall School, Darlington, won the interactive story section in the annual Netshow ICT awards, at Newcastle Racecourse.

Their winning entry, The Adventures of Benjie Bear, was designed for infant school pupils, who can interact with the plot, characters and environment.

Angela Foster, the junior school's headteacher, said: "The young people have put a lot of effort into this project and have produced something that children from our infant school really enjoyed.

"The girls have learned that they achieve a lot more when they work together. The whole experience has produced positive results."