Category Archives: Lab13

Irchester lab_13 investigation: What do the woodlice want?

Recently Family_lab helped us catch woodlice and make a woodlouse home in a box. Last week Year 2 got to find out some more about them! Year 2 are learning about habitats, so in the lab they experimented to see … Continue reading

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Exciting Experiments for schools visiting lab_13 Irchester!

  Visitors from Whitefriars Primary, South End Infants and Risdene Academy came to Lab_13 last week to experiment about light, colours and how we see. They won a competition in their own schools:  about adaptation for KS2 and how rubbish … Continue reading

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Wildlife and plants at Irchester

When we came back to school from the Easter holiday, it was surprisingly warm and sunny: which meant we could go on the field! While on the field some exploring people in year 2 found some weird flowers, they were … Continue reading

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Hello from the new Lab_13 Irchester Committee!

Just in time for spring we are being joined by four new committee members, ready and raring to go and spread science! Hi my name is Orla, I’m ten years old. My favourite subjects are science because we get to … Continue reading

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Irchester News: Goodbye from the old committee

We have interviewed and chosen our new committee members (we think they’ll be amazing!), but sadly that means it’s time for the old committee members to leave. They wanted to say goodbye, and tell you what their time on the … Continue reading

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Dovecote at the Real Science in School Symposium

In February, the Lab_13 Dovecote Management Committee went along to the Real Science in Schools Symposium, which was held at the Council House and was part of the Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity. The Symposium was all about trying … Continue reading

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Irchester’s Science Week Floating Garden Competition!

    Coming up on this week’s Lab-13 blog: our Science Week extravaganza, a VIP guest, a great day for the committee & some lovely feedback! Last Thursday, Mrs. Tyrell, Miss Draper & the committee went to Wollaston to host … Continue reading

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