Monthly Archives: October 2013

Curiosity Cupboard at Lab_13 Irchester

When we visited Ignite’s Pop up Shop last year we were inspired by their Curiosity Trail and the excitement and wonder it brought to children and adults alike. Now, we have our very own Curiosity Cupboard! Filled with drawers of … Continue reading

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“How do you steer a hot air balloon?” – Lab_13 Irchester

On Friday the 18th we had a hot air balloon expert come in to Lab_13 Irchester. This great opportunity wouldn’t have happened if I, Madison Allingham, had not asked “How do you steer a hot air balloon?” and was eager … Continue reading

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Lab_13 Gillespie seeking new Scientist/Inventor in Residence

Lab_13 Scientist/Inventor in ResidenceSalary Grade: Main / Unqualified Teacher Scale up to Ref Pt 4 Salary Range: £10,045.99 – £15,880.49 per annumWorking Hours: Part Time, 16.25 hours (2.5 days)Fixed Term for 2 years Required January 2014 To apply please download … Continue reading

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Maths Art

Hi, I’m Keira and I used a special program called “My Little Artist” to make this Maths Art. You can choose to add some lines of symmetry so when you draw in one section it puts it in all the … Continue reading

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How do engines work?

In Irchester, we get asked this question a lot. It’s quite difficult to explain the concept with out having an actual engine to help illustrate it and now we do! Matthew’s Grandad, Franz Moser,  lives in Austria and has stripped … Continue reading

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Do plants hibernate?

Year 3 in Irchester wanted to know “Do plants hibernate?” so we took to the wildlife area to find out. We have a large pond there and have noticed lots of duckweed growing. Last winter, the pond completely froze over … Continue reading

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RELEASE THE CONKERS!

COMMENCING IN 5…4…3…2…1… At LAB_13 we are reintroducing the Conker Challenge! Last year we held a competition for all of you to enter autumn and find the heaviest conker IN THE WORLD! This year, we want you to bring them … Continue reading

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