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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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How do leaves fall off the trees?

Today, Year 2 wanted to find out the answer to “How do the leaves fall off the trees?” They already thought that the wind might blow them off but there is wind in summer too and the leaves stay on … Continue reading

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“Why do leaves change colour in the autumn?”

At Lab_13 Irchester we asked ‘Why do leaves change colour every season?’ Today we got to find out the answer! We drew a Venn diagram on the white board and we sorted the leaves we had collected. We had red, … Continue reading

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Do plants hibernate?

Year 3 in Irchester wanted to know “Do plants hibernate?” so we took to the wildlife area to find out. We have a large pond there and have noticed lots of duckweed growing. Last winter, the pond completely froze over … Continue reading

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Photocomp Entries

At Lab_13 Irchester we have been running a Wildlife Photography Competition called “What’s in your Garden?” . There is still a week left to enter but take a look at some of our entries so far! Which ones are your favourites?

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Happy 2nd Birthday Lab_13 Irchester!

As you all know, recently, it was Lab _13’s 2nd birthday!!!!!! It was stupendously stupendous. The day kicked off with an amazing assembly hosted by us, the committee. It was exciting and interactive and we wowed all 350 children with mindblowing … Continue reading

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Which came first- the chicken or the egg?

Today we have had some very special visitors named Lily and Ginger. They came to answer the question, “Do brown chickens lay brown eggs and white chickens lay white eggs?” Well, you’ve probably guessed, we got chickens earlier today! Some of … Continue reading

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