Monthly Archives: March 2014

We have chicks!

In Lab_13_ Irchester we have recently accommodated 20 chicken eggs. Due to the success of our first hatching experience last year, Friends of Irchester Community Primary School were very kind and bought us a chick kit. It contained an incubator, … Continue reading

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Gillespie news – goodbye chicks, visitor from the Guardian

GOODBYE CHICKS!!!  Sadly the gorgeous chicks are saying good bye to us and leaving Gillespie School. We think it is heartbreaking naturally, because they were born at our school, moreover we don’t want them to leave. This will be very … Continue reading

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Lab_13 Lectures 2014!

Last week was the biggest thing this lab_13 committee have ever done –Lab-13 lectures. This was the second time Lab_13 Irchester did the lectures and it was just as successful as last year. Miss Hogan says that the seats were … Continue reading

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Gillespie news – chicks hatched and Bridge competition!

  Chicks Cosy in Their Pen!!! There are 14 chicks in the pen that are surviving. Two have very sadly died from being extremely weak but there was nothing we could do and sometimes that happens. All the eggs have … Continue reading

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Gillespie News – bridge, STEM club and chicks!

Watch the chicks hatch online! The chicks are about to hatch any moment now, how exciting. We have seen them wobble a lot, but they haven’t quite cracked yet. This is the link to watch the live stream: http://5.150.101.29:86/live.html and … Continue reading

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Gillespie news 12th March – fish dissections, eggs and building bridges!

Fish eye dissections Gillespie year 6 were dissecting fish eyes for their topic ‘How we see things’ and were learning how other animals’ eyes are different to human eyes. It was a very messy experiment!! Chicks!! As you know already … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung in Irchester!

We are lucky to have a beautiful wildlife area at the top of our school field. We have a big pond in the centre that is home to lots of wildlife. It has been looking a little lifeless lately after … Continue reading

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