15 July 2024
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Our Science Words of the Week.

Ask your child what they can tell you about the words: Hemisphere and Summer.

8 July 2024
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Science Words of the Week

Ask your child what they can recall about the words 'Phase' and 'Botany'.

4 July 2024
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Making Toothpaste for an Elephant!

Students enjoyed the Elephant Toothpaste experiment in Science Club.

4 July 2024
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7CMJ Spot the Spiders and Identify the Insects

7CMJ enjoyed classifying invertebrates in their Science lessons.

3 July 2024
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Biology Olympiad Success for Year 12 Biologists

Nine of our Year 12 Biologists took part in this year's Intermediate Biology Olympiad.

13 June 2024
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Our Winning Year 10 Scientists

22 of our Year 10 Scientists took part in the UKBC Biology Challenge, winning Gold, Bronze and COmmendations.

6 June 2024
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Year 7 Scholarly Excellence in Science

Ms Figiel's Year 7 Science Class devised some really creative ways to revise for their SAS Exam.

3 June 2024
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Our Science Words of the Week

Our Science Words of the Week this week are Wavelength and Ultrasonic.

22 May 2024
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Year 12 Chemists Complete Aspirin Practicals

Our Year 12 Chemists have completed the final step in synthesising Aspirin for their their assessed practical component.

20 May 2024
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Our Science Words of the Week

Our Science Words of the Week this week are Terminate and Density

20 May 2024
Image of Year 12 Biologists' Models Help Them to Remember

Year 12 Biologists' Models Help Them to Remember

Our Year 12 Biologists have created models to help them remember the steps in the process of Photosynthesis.

12 May 2024
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Science Words of the Week

This week's Science Words of the Week are Metabolism and Substitute.

7 May 2024
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Our Science Words of the Week

Each week, our Science faculty introduce two Science words to students to help them recognise and understand key words.

25 April 2024
Image of Year 10 Scientists Learn About Irradiation

Year 10 Scientists Learn About Irradiation

Our Year 10 Scientists have been learning all about irradiation including the safety wear required!

25 April 2024
Image of Year 12 Chemists Learn More About Aspirin

Year 12 Chemists Learn More About Aspirin

In their lessons, our Year 12 Chemists have been learning about Aspirin - it's history and how it is made.

24 April 2024
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7HV's Posters are Out of This World!

Mr Holmes challenged 7HV to work in pairs on posters about space.

22 April 2024
Image of Key Stage 3 Scientists Study Life in Miniature

Key Stage 3 Scientists Study Life in Miniature

Our Key Stage 3 Scientists compared animal and plant cells under the microscope in their after-school Science Club.

28 March 2024
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Year 8 Windy Racer Winners

Mrs Fitzsimmons set her Year 8 class a 'windy racer' STEM challenge in March.

12 March 2024
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March Issue of the 山 Science Bulletin Out Now!

Year 13 Scientist, Ben D, has published the March issue of his Science Bulletin, which is packed full of interesting Science facts and quirky information.

5 March 2024
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Spring in a Frame Competition is back!

Our 'Spring in a Frame' wildlife photography competition is back and there are lots of great prizes up for grabs!

5 March 2024
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Time for KS3 Students to Design a British Science Week Poster

As part of our British Science Week celebrations, we're challenging Key Stage 3 students to design a poster on this year's theme of TIME.

27 February 2024
Image of Ben Informs and Inspires Student Scientists

Ben Informs and Inspires Student Scientists

Year 13 Scientist, Ben D, has put together the first of a series of interesting and informative Science Bulletins.

26 February 2024
Image of Year 12 Biologists Change 山 Weather

Year 12 Biologists Change 山 Weather

In order to measure plant transpiration, our Year 12 Biologists created some artificial weather conditions!

13 February 2024
Image of Year 12 Chemists Develop their Practical Skills

Year 12 Chemists Develop their Practical Skills

Dr Jones' Year 12 Chemists carried out one of their twelve required practicals in February.

12 February 2024
Image of Year 12 Biologists Capture Images of Plant Transport Systems

Year 12 Biologists Capture Images of Plant Transport Systems

Our Year 12 Biologists captured some great images during their study of plant transport systems

30 January 2024
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A Fantastic Opportunity for our Year 10 Scientists

Thirty of our Year 10 Scientists learned more about the wonderful world of Science at GCSE Science Live in January

23 January 2024
Image of Scientists Inform and Inspire Year 9

Scientists Inform and Inspire Year 9

In January we held our Year 9 Science Careers Event and welcomed professionals involved in many different aspects of the scientific world to talk about their job roles.

11 January 2024
Image of Year 7 Scientists Make a Great Start to 2024

Year 7 Scientists Make a Great Start to 2024

Three of our Year 7 Scientists earned well-deserved Scholarly Excellence points for their great approach to revision.

11 January 2024
Image of Science Club Students Rocket in to the New Year

Science Club Students Rocket in to the New Year

In their first session of the new year, our Science Club students had great fun building and testing Rocket Cars

15 December 2023
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Year 10 Biologists Increase Knowledge and Understanding

Reinflating a sheep lung gave Year 10 Biologists a greater understanding of the respiratory system.

30 November 2023
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Marble Run Challenge for Science Club Students

Our Science Club students created their own Marble Runs in the after-school sessions in November

28 November 2023
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Year 8 Scientists See the Light

Ms Figiel’s Year 8 Scientists have been working on their ‘Light’ topic this half-term.

23 November 2023
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Do You Know Your Bronchus from Your Bronchiole?

Mrs Fitzsimmons' Year 8 Scientists have been learning about the structure and function of lungs.

23 November 2023
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DNA Discoveries for our Year 11 Scientists

In November Mrs Fitzsimmons’ Year 11 Scientists studied the structure of DNA.

22 November 2023
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Important Information for All Year 11 Families

Ofqual is consulting with families and schools regarding the continuation of additional support for Year 11 students sitting Science and Maths GCSEs in 2024.

20 November 2023
Image of Bright Spark, Lexi, Demonstrates Scholarly Excellence

Bright Spark, Lexi, Demonstrates Scholarly Excellence

Lexi B's work on the Electricity topic in Science was a shining example of Scholarly Excellence.

20 November 2023
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Year 7 Experience the Screaming Jelly Baby Experiment.

Our Year 7 students experienced the infamous Screaming Jelly Baby experiment in their Science lessons in November

14 November 2023
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Year 7 Scientists demonstrate Excellence, Curiosity and Courage

Year 7 completed their first dissection in November to help with their understanding of the Human Body topic.

13 November 2023
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Plane Sailing for Key Stage 3 Scientists

Our Key Stage 3 Science Club students tested their own paper plane designs in November

13 November 2023
Image of Year 9 Scientists Metal Investigations

Year 9 Scientists Metal Investigations

Our Year 9 Scientists have made a great start on their new Metals topic.

1 November 2023
Image of Year 7 Scientists Investigate Fruit Power!

Year 7 Scientists Investigate Fruit Power!

Our Year 7 Scientists have been investigating how fruit can be used as a battery.

1 November 2023
Image of Year 13 Biologists Model Scholarly Excellence

Year 13 Biologists Model Scholarly Excellence

Mrs Jackson-Moss' Year 13 Biologists have demonstrated Scholarly Excellence in their studies

30 October 2023
Image of Year 7 and Year 8 Scientists Explore the Past, Present and Future

Year 7 and Year 8 Scientists Explore the Past, Present and Future

Our Year 7 and Year 8 Scientists visited Jodrell Bank to gather information for their Space and Light and Sound topics.

30 October 2023
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A Minibeast Treat for Visitors to Science

We have a wonderful display in our Science faculty of Bugs created by Key Stage 3 Artists.

17 October 2023
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Year 7 Scientists Impress with Scholarly Excellence

Science teacher, Ms Figiel, has been impressed by her Year 7 students' independent revision preparation for their first test of the year.

9 October 2023
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Scholarly Excellence Displayed in Science Faculty

Jasmine and Abigail's work, demonstrating Scholarly Excellence will be on show in the Science faculty

5 October 2023
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Students Build Paper Towers in Science Club

Our Key Stage 3 Science Club students constructed towers only using paper and paper clips in one of their October sessions.

5 October 2023
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Achieving Scholarly excellence in Biology

Mrs Fitzsimmons’ Year 11 Biologists, Abi F, Amy H and Lottie, consistently work hard to achieve scholarly excellence

21 September 2023
Image of KS3 Science Club Students Building Bridges

KS3 Science Club Students Building Bridges

Students learned about Aqueducts in Science Club then had a go at making their own version.

4 July 2023
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Cloudy with a Chance of Wet Feet

Our Year 12 students' river sampling trip turned out to be a very damp event indeed!

3 July 2023
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Year 12 Biologists Succeed in Olympiad

Congratulations to all our Year 12 students who took part in the UKBC Intermediate Biology Olympiad in June.

5 June 2023
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Year 10 Students win Silver and Bronze in Worldwide Competition

Congratulations to all our Year 10 students who took part in the UKBC Biology Challenge and to our eight award winning students.

22 May 2023
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山 is Full of Life

In our Science Club, Key Stage 3 students were able to investigate the wide variety of insects and other creatures around the School site.

2 May 2023
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Conclusion of A Level Chemistry Practicals

Our Year 13 A Level Chemists carried out their final practical at the end of April and Dr Jones was once again really pleased with their work.

29 March 2023
Image of Joseph's Poster Takes Top Spot

Joseph's Poster Takes Top Spot

Joseph P's fantastic 'Tracking the Links' poster won first prize in our Science team's British Science Week Connections Poster competition

15 March 2023
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Science Club Students Build a Battery

Our Science Club students took part in the Royal Society of Chemistry's Global Battery Experiment in March.

15 March 2023
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Investigating Ventilation

To help give them a greater understanding of the ventilation system in mammals, our Year 12 Biologists performed a lung dissection.

14 March 2023
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Design a Poster for British Science Week

We are challenging Key Stage 3 students to design a Connections themed poster for British Science Week 2023.

6 March 2023
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Screaming Sweeties

Year 7 Science students enjoyed watching Ms Figiel’s Screaming Jelly Baby experiment.

2 March 2023
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Something for Everyone in 山 National Careers Week Events

National Careers Week is 6th to 11th March and we have a series of events running each lunchtime enabling students in all years to access information and advice from employers and our own careers experts.

27 February 2023
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Practical Makes Perfect

Practical lessons help to give students a much better understanding of the topics they study.

17 February 2023
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Model Students

Our Year 12 students used models to show their learning in Biology

16 February 2023
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Biologists find Sweet Inspiration

Ms Figiel's Year 11 Biologists have been studying the structure of DNA and used sweets to make models to help them understand and remember it.

16 February 2023
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Practical Work helps Students Remember

Ms Figiel's Year 10 Scientists used the information they learned in class to help them correctly identify different parts of the heart

16 February 2023
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A Testing Time for Students

Ms Figiel's Year 8 Scientists are testing food samples as part of their 'Alive and Kicking' topic.

16 February 2023
Image of Fizztastic Fun in Science Club

Fizztastic Fun in Science Club

Students had great fun making and testing bath bombs in our KS3 Science Club.

9 February 2023
Image of Sixth Form Biologists Investigate Conservation, Education and Rain Forest Preservation

Sixth Form Biologists Investigate Conservation, Education and Rain Forest Preservation

In February our Year 12 Biologists visited Chester Zoo to investigate the role that zoos play in the conservation of species, and learn more about the impact of oil palm plantations on deforestation.

8 February 2023
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Counting Crows (and Other Birds)

Year 7 students counted the birds they could see on our Box Lane site as part of the RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch in February

31 January 2023
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Braving the Weather for the Bugs

Our Eco Club students braved the January weather to collect materials for their Bug Hotels.

18 January 2023
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Eco Club will make School Spaces Greener and Cleaner Places

All students are invited to join our new Eco Club, which will run every Tuesday from 3-4pm.

12 January 2023
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Bring a Scientist to School Day

We welcomed a group of Scientists in to school in January to enlighted students as to the vast range of careers opened up by studying the Sciences.

15 November 2022
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Modelling our Airways

As part of the Alive and Kicking topic, students modelled the human ventilation system.

15 November 2022
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Young Scientists Save Dr Buchan's Supper!

Our Key Stage 3 Science Club students used their creativity and Science knowledge to keep Dr Buchan's eggs safe!

10 November 2022
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Shining a Light on A Level Physics Study

Our A Level Physics students visited the UK's national synchrotron science facility, responsible for researching everything from fossils to jet engines and viruses to vaccines.

8 November 2022
Image of Bright Spark, Frazer, Sets a Great Homework Example

Bright Spark, Frazer, Sets a Great Homework Example

Year 7 student, Frazer D, really went the extra mile with his Science homework.

21 October 2022
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A Hair Raising Experience for Year 7

Our Year 7 Scientists have been learning about Static Electricity in their Science lessons this term.

10 October 2022
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Year 8 Support Science Learning with a Visit to Jodrell Bank

In October, our Year 8 students were all given the opportunity to visit the site of the second largest mobile telescope in Europe - Jodrell Bank Observatory.

18 May 2022
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Recognising and Rewarding Local Talent

Our fantastic Spring in a Frame Wildlife Competition and Exhibition was a great opportunity to showcase the wonderful photographic talents of our local young people whilst raising much needed funds for Ukraine.

29 April 2022
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山 Hosts 山 Children's Wildlife Competition Exhibition

山 will host the Spring in a Frame 2022 Photography Competition Exhibition on May 18, and visitors will be able to enjoy all the wonderful images submitted by 山 and Eaton Bank students and primary school pupils from 山 and surrounding areas.

21 April 2022
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Microbes Ate Year 8's Lunch!

Well done to all of the Year 8 students who took part in our Science team's 'Microbes Made My Lunch' poster competition at the end of last term. You obviously really enjoyed getting your teeth in to this particular subject!

18 March 2022
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Scientists Inspire Year 9 Students

To round off British Science Week 2022 at 山, we welcomed a group of speakers from the world of Science in to school in March to inform and inspire our Year 9 students about the many careers opened up by studying Science.