Monthly Archives: February 2015

Gillespie News – Jamming Piano

The Lab_13 committee came up with an idea to make a piano out of jam jars and water! We had jam jars left over from our honey project, and thought of using the jam jars for the piano. We started … Continue reading

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Lab_13 Irchester news

Welcome back everyone! We have just returned from a week off and feel refreshed and ready to go! Just as well, as we have got a couple of BUSY weeks ahead. Just 3 short weeks until our big moment to … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi powered timelapse!

Recently, we have become interested in timelapse photography. Our top Year 6 coders used a raspberry pi and a raspberry pi camera to capture it. Year 3 Science club set up the seeds and chose the best place to put them. … Continue reading

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Starting the Lab_ 13 Lectures!

This year we are hosting our 3rd annual Lab_13 Lectures! Inspired by the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, Irchester do our own version held in the Wollaston School auditorium. This year, the lectures will be on the 18th of March which is … Continue reading

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Lab_13 Pets at Irchester!

We have some great news! We have a new lab_13 pet – our Giant African Land Snails have reproduced. LAst week, we were fortunate to notice a teeny semi transparent snail sliding across the glass at the front of the … Continue reading

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Lab_13 Gillespie news – Volcanoes!

On Monday 10th of February 2015, children of STEM club designed some magnificent volcanoes. Children were following complex instructions, however finished in time. They were painted brown, red and green. The clubbers had to work in pairs or trios. They … Continue reading

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Lab_13 Gillespie News – Mascot Competition

The Lab_13 committee have decided to hold a mascot competition to choose our new mascot. We want a mascot so we can encourage more people to get involved in science. We are going to put a chameleon outline on a piece … Continue reading

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