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Lab_13 Gillespie News – New Committee Members, Space Origami, and Brush Bots in STEM Club

The New Committee Sadly the old year 6 committee left, but new great year 6 have joined. They work really hard and were really impressive in their interviews. Next week, look out for photos of the new committee around Lab_13 … Continue reading

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“How does an engine work?” – Hayden, Irchester

Hayden in Year 2 wanted to know how engines make cars go. We have two cutaway engines in Lab_13 and came to be engineers to the lab to find out how they worked too. We studied the cutaways and discovered the different parts such as … Continue reading

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GloGerms with the Irchester Cubs

On Monday night, I was delighted to be asked to visit the Irchester Cubs to help them with one of their badges. The children were learning about the importance of hand hygiene and how to stop the spread of microorganisms … Continue reading

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New term….New team at Irchester

It’s a new term and time to welcome some new recruits to our wonderful Lab_13 Irchester management committee. It’s a tough job but these guys will responsible for the day-to-day running of the lab, fundraising, media and communications, liaising with the school … Continue reading

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Citizen Science on our Residential to Wales

Recently, Year 6 went on a residential to Longtown which is located on the Black Mountains of Wales. As this was such a contrasting landscape and environment to what we are used to we decided to do some scientific experiments … Continue reading

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Dads Club – Science of Cider

Dads Club on a Friday has been going from strength to strength in Irchester. The latest project has been all about the Science of Cider. As we had so many apples in our gardens at  the beginning of October we … Continue reading

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Science & ?? Week Revealed

In Irchester, we have now committed to doing a whole school “Science & something” week each half term. In the past we have had “Science & Writing” week, “Science and Maths” week etc. When we come back after Christmas break … Continue reading

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