Category Archives: Science

British Science Week 2021

During British Science week, week beginning 8th March, under the theme of ‘Innovating for the future’, we propose to run activities across the week for Year 7 around the subject of Hydroponics.  Over the week, they will be introduced to the concept of hydroponics (growing plants in nutrient-rich water), consider the importance, implications and innovation […]

Project Tatooine

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Trip to the National Space Center

Y10 scientists went to the National Space Centre in Leicester on 21st June, where they participated in a workshop exploring the life cycle of a star and the structure of rockets. In the afternoon, students attended a planetarium where they learnt all about the origins of the universe – from the small scale of atoms […]

NW Science and Technology Gifted & Talented Final

Megan Jones and Esmee Holt competed in the Science and Technology final. They had earned their place in the final by beating other teams from the West Midlands in a previous competition. The girls had to construct a robotic car and then program it in order for it to be able to manoeuvre around a […]

Year 10 Triple Science trip to Staffs University

The Year 10 Triple Science pupils visited Staffordshire University to participate in a series of activities. The first activity involved a two hour Undergraduate investigation into osmosis. Here the pupils had to use a variety of practical skills to accurately set up and conduct their investigation. After lunch saw the group carry out a further […]


Key Stage 3 overview In KS3, students study a science programme based on the National Curriculum.  The course is designed to follow on from their KS2 studies, building on knowledge and skills developed at primary school and ensure a smooth transition in their learning. It will continue this development and prepare the students with the […]