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'While we have time let us do good to all’. (Galatians 6:10)'

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Harris CofE Academy embraced National Science Week (14-18 March) with involvement in a wide variety of activities spanning the all year groups.


The activities ranged from:


  • In class experiments
  • Demonstrations performed by members of our science club
  • An importance of science powerpoint presentation 
  • Competition to design a poster around the theme of ‘Science can be found in all spaces’
  • The Maths behind a card trick - A demonstration by the Institute of Engineering & Technology of a card trick where selected pupils were taught how to perform it.  The challenge then was to work out the mathematics behind the trick. 
  • Making Lava Lamps
  • Off site trip to Echills Wood model railway to see model engineering at its best which included a tour of the 1.5km track, the engine sheds and a ride on one of the trains.
  • Students Science Fair Display 
  • Fire Writing
  • Thunderbolts & Lightning – Are they really frightening? - A light hearted and informative talk by a representative from the Institution of Engineering & Technology.