In 2016/17 the BlottMatthews Challenge was A2A (Airport to Airport Competition).
Teams from Yr 12 / Lower Sixth were required to design a very high speed transport system linking London's 5 airports creating a single virtual airport able to operate more efficiently than at present, reducing traffic and travel time around Londonand enabling the building of a new runway, if required, away from Heathrow.
In 2017/18 the BlottMatthews Challenge was E4E (Energy for Everything).
Teams from Yr 12 / Lower Sixth were required to design develop a concept design for the combined energy supply and transport for a carbon neutral powered imaginary Solent City of 2 million inhabitants covering an area bound by and including Portsmouth, Southampton and south of the line of the M27.
In 2018/19 the BlottMatthews Challenge was PTP (Pole to Pole).
Teams from Yr 12 / Lower Sixth were required to work out how to transport a 1 ton load from the North Pole to the South Pole without using flight, any assistance from other parties en route or any replenishment of fuel or other supplies save water to the extent it is found on the route. The whole transportation system chosen for the task had to start at the North Pole and no supply dumps or equipment drops were permitted.
In 2019/20 the BlottMatthews Challenge was L4L (Luna for Living).
Teams from Yr 12 / Lower Sixth were to propose a Moon based commercial activity and human habitat and design an Earth / Moon transportation system.