Category Archives: Irchester

Science Week at Irchester: The Squashed Tomato Challenge and Professor Tim!

To celebrate Science week Irchester School has been very busy! this blog we will tell you about the Squashed Tomato Challenge and Professor Tim’s Science Show, more to come later about what we got up to in class, and the … Continue reading

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Lab_13 Irchester at The Big Bang Northants in Silverstone!

In February, five year sixes and lab_13 went to the Big Bang Science Fair to discover more about science. The Year 6’s had all won a competition, to answer the question: “What is your favourite thing about science?” We went … Continue reading

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Lab_13 Irchester visits Lab_13 Dovecote and the Real Science in School Symposium!

On the 14th February, we went to the Real Science In Schools Symposium! This was part of a huge science festival in Nottingham organised by Ignite!, the same group that helped set Lab_13 Irchester up. We visited another school, that … Continue reading

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Irchester Lunch_Lab: The science of sounds and string.

This week in lunch lab we have been showing everyone how to use confuser phones and oven racks. The confuser phones are made of headphones tubes and bottles and the tubes are connected to the other side of the headphones. … Continue reading

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Irchester Experiments: Heart Dissection

Year 5 and 6 have started their topic on the Human Body with an amazing chance for exploration, by dissecting and drawing a lambs heart. Lucy and Abbie (yr 5) have written a step by step guide so you can … Continue reading

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Irchester News: Spring Clean for the Wildlife Pond

Our wildlife pond is a haven for a host of amphibians and mini-beasts and the children love pond-dipping to see what plants and animals they can find. Unfortunately, over the years, leaves have fallen in and decayed making pond-dipping a … Continue reading

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Irchester News: Happy New Year from the new Committee!

With a new year we welcome a brand new group of pupils to the lab_13 Committee, ready and eager to work with the old committee for the next two terms: we’re looking forward to a busy spring with our design … Continue reading

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