Category Archives: Irchester

Lab_13 Irchester turns 6!

Lab_13 Irchester has just turned 6! We’ve had a full two weeks of birthday celebrations, which we will tell you about in this blog. Foundation stage and Year 1 were amazed that the lab is older than them, and some … Continue reading

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Google Expeditions – Irchester

Recently, Professor Shailey Minocha and Doctor Ana-Despina Tudor from The Open University came to work with year 4 at Irchester Community Primary School as part of their research project into the potential of using virtual reality in education. The children … Continue reading

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Irchester News: Chick Update and a Flying Car!

In the lab_13 blog we tell you about what happened during lab this week. We are going to tell you about a magic flying car and the adorable chicks. CHICKS Mrs Tyrrell took the fluffy chicks home for the weekend, … Continue reading

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Irchester News part 1: Hoodies, Chicks and Snails

We have so much news on things that have happened, and will happen this term, that we’ve split it into two posts! Stay tuned to find out the rest…   New Committee and new hoodies!  After the new committee completed … Continue reading

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Introducing: Irchester Lab_13’s new committee members!

For a new term, we have four brand new committee members! They will be shown the ropes by the old committee members, ready for the chicks to hatch next week and Lab’s 6th birthday at the end of term! My … Continue reading

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Irchester news: Tasting Citizen Science at parents evening

On Tuesday 28th February and the 1st of March at parent evening, Lab_ 13 ran a little stall doing experiments to do with taste: we were inspired by the BBC Terrific Scientific supertasters experiment. For the first experiment we showed … Continue reading

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Holiday Club at Irchester: Rockets and Air-zookas!

Hello and welcome to the Lab_13 Blog!!! Today’s blog is about… the Lab_13 Irchester Half Term Holiday Club! All the children who came to the club had LOTS OF FUN!!! They made rocket fuel (for POP ROCKETS not REAL ROCKETS) … Continue reading

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