Catalyst Trip

On Friday 4th October UIV visited Catalyst Science Discovery Centre in Widnes. Pupils got an introduction to some surprising chemical reactions. They then used their investigative skills to have a go themselves at mixing some ‘potions’ and seeing how their potions behaved. Colours of the solutions changed and the temperatures went up and down during…

Form I Science

In Science, Form I have been learning about their bodies and senses. We looked carefully at ourselves and compared hair colour, eye colour, height and hand size. Then we compared ourselves to Paul Sturgess, the UK’s tallest man. We used our sense of smell to investigate each pot.        Curiosity, risk taking and…

Star Centre Visit

Upper IV enjoyed a visit to the Star Centre in Keighley on Friday 5th October. The universe was explored in the Cosmodome with a state of the art 360° projection system. Pupils undertook Mission Control simulations and drove a planetary rover in the Astrobotics area. They also visited a Fabrication Laboratory with a 3D Printer,…