Monthly Archives: February 2016

Irchester’s Lab_13 Lectures coming soon!

  Here in the Irchester Lab-13 Committee we’ve been getting ready for something very big: the Lab_13 Lectures! For the fourth year running, we will be at Wollaston Secondary School on the 18th March with some great lectures from both … Continue reading

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Welly Wednesday and Cosmic Classroom at Irchester!

  Cosmic Classroom! Just before the Half-term holiday Year Four took part is something really exciting: the Cosmic Classroom! We joined hundreds of other schools in watching a LIVE video interview with Tim Peake up in SPACE with a scientist … Continue reading

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Gillespie news: mugs, conference, award

  Busy bees in Lab_13 In Lab_13 today, we got a parcel, and the committee guessed it was the mugs Carole had ordered earlier in the month. Carole ordered the mugs for us so that every morning when the committee … Continue reading

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Troublesome Teeth at Irchester

Last week, a group of year 4 pupils came into the lab to do some interesting experiments about how your troublesome teeth grow. Several children had asked questions about how and when their teeth grew: Ellie May asked “How long … Continue reading

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Gillespie news: eco house & Lottie

World-saving futuristic eco house competition! Great news everybody! The Lab_13 committee are launching a new and exciting competition! A local estate agent kindly donated some money to help our lab and fund this competition. The Lab_13 committee decided the competition … Continue reading

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Lab_13 Solid Hope opens today!

The second Lab_13 in Ghana at Solid Hope Academy in Feyiase, Bosomtwe District opens today, following the success of Lab_13 at Agape which opened last year in April. We wish everyone celebrating the opening today great success and great science! … Continue reading

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Snails and Morse Code at Irchester!

Snails!  On Thursday, a group of year 1s came to study our Snails. Each child got one of the baby snails which were put into a petri dish to prevent them escaping. They observed their snail, noticing how it moved, … Continue reading

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