Monthly Archives: March 2015

Goodbye from Miss Hogan

What a week to have as my last week at Irchester; Lab_13 Lectures, the first Mini Lectures, and a Solar Eclipse! 4 years ago, when Ollie and the rest of the original Lab_13 management committee hired me to be their first … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse from Irchester

Wow – what an experience! Some children were so excited about the eclipse they spent last night researching, drawing and making posters about it! The morning began with a lot of excitement from both children and adults! The live link … Continue reading

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Lab_13 Lectures 2015!

 The Lab_13 Lectures 2015 were, once again, a terrific hit! Each British Science Week, Lab_13 Irchester runs the Lectures which are a celebration of science, technology and amazing feats of engineering. The unique thing about Lab_13 Lectures is that 50% … Continue reading

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British Science Week

British Science Week began last week and the theme this year is motion. With this in mind, Lab_13 Irchester organised a competition in which children had to make a presentation about how something moves. On Wednesday and Thursday, the lucky … Continue reading

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OFSTED: Research and Analysis – Improving science with the Lab 13 Irchester project

Good practice in Science at Irchester Primary school recognised by Ofsted Yesterday (3rd March 2015) Ofsted published an example of good practice in science teaching. The report celebrates the role of Lab 13 in driving school improvement at Irchester Community Primary … Continue reading

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