Monthly Archives: November 2015

Irchester are doing the Astro Science Challenge!

In the last few weeks Year Six have been learning about space through the Astro Science Challenge. UNSA, the Unlimited Space Agency, asked us to help them by becoming cadets of UNSA, and taking part in 6 missions. Once we … Continue reading

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Irchester’s Stick Insects, and The Crunch!

  TESTING EQUIPMENT Wellcome Trust has started a project called The Crunch, it is about food production and where our food comes from. They asked Irchester to test out the lesson plans, as the Wellcome Trust knows what a good school for … Continue reading

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Irchester News: Our Turtle Tour and Parents Evening

Year 5’s Virtual Tour We got in touch with the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Florida to have a tour. It is a turtle rescue centre, as lots of turtles nest on the beaches of Florida. Unfortunately we weren’t allowed to … Continue reading

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Our trip to the Junior Real Science, Chemistry at Work event

LAB_ 13 Irchester went on a trip to the Junior Real Science event, where we went to lots of different workshops all about how people use chemistry and other science in their own jobs! First we went to a man … Continue reading

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A visit from Bridgewater School, and Halloween fundraising!

On Friday a group of children from Bridgewater School visited us at Irchester. They were STEM ambassadors, STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. They want to set up their own lab, and came to see ours and ask … Continue reading

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Gillespie news: I’m an engineer

Exciting engineers Year 6 have been exploring about engineers and what they do. In the ICT room they had a live web chat on Monday the 9th of November in the afternoon .Year 6 have been asking questions such as … Continue reading

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Superbulous Fast Quiz

Superbulous Fast Quiz Following on from last term’s Competition – ‘Titanic 2015: Boatastic Race’ – Lab_13 Ghana has launched another competition titled ‘Superbulous Fast Quiz’. This quiz is an ‘Activity Based Quiz’ where registered local participants, during a Knockout stage, … Continue reading

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