Category Archives: SCIENCE

SCIENCE IS AMAZING: POST NO. 1 The Screaming Jellybaby

When you need energy your body supplies it by reacting to glucose with oxygen from the air. We call this respiration. The experiment replicates this reaction but makes it happen much, much faster. Please click on the link below which will … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures of Women in Science

On Thursday 9th February, Year 10 female students were invited to watch the premier of Hidden Figures, the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson , Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as … Continue reading

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Cern Trip 2016

A group of science students along with members of the science department  attended the Cern laboratory in Switzerland this year. The Students really enjoyed their visit and were impressed at the technology and science at the Cern Headquaters. Mr Graham (Science … Continue reading

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Science Careers Day November 2015

Pupils attended a convention aimed at year 10 and 11 pupils who are aspiring to study or work within the scientific industry beyond school. They had the opportunity to take part in a wide range of interactive workshops designed to … Continue reading

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Big Bang Fair at the NEC in Birmingham

On 13th March a group of 50 year 9 pupils with a passion for Science went to the Big Bang Fair at the NEC in Birmingham. Pupils had a fantastic time exploring possible career paths they may wish to take in … Continue reading

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BOC Visit by Chemistry Students

On Tuesday 19th November Jack Kirkpatrick, Jake Dryburgh, Bethany Heaton, Deven Morar, Luke Caunce-Tipping and Nirav Morar won first prize In a Chemistry competition. They received a trophy as well as £200 for the science department.  The competition involved researching … Continue reading

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Chicken Blog

Year 10 pupil’s Paige, Emma and Rebecca will be writing a short update about the chicks, every day for the next two weeks. They will be describing their observations and adding photos of the chick’s development. Day one The chickens … Continue reading

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