Junior Science Fair
The Science Department, together with 57 our L6 scientists, ran a very successful Junior Science Fair on Friday 9 March. We had over 200 visitors from 24 different local prep and primary schools, together with all of our own Prep pupils. The theme this year was Our World in Motion and the visitors all had a busy and very enjoyable time. The L6 had prepared a series of hands-on stalls in the Great Hall, which explained different theories and gave the children a chance to conduct their own explorations: they made rockets propelled by vinegar; slime; reviewed the bacteria on their hands and learnt about air pressure. The children also time spent time in three science zones: physics, where they made and launched rockets, biology, where they participated in several different activities including potting up plants, and a chemistry display showing various chemical reactions (the louder the better according to the children)..The entries for the L6 competition were excellent and, after a closely fought contest, the joint winners of the L6 competition were The Wonder of Magnets (Oliver Hague L6N, Nicholas Slack L6 N, Charles Blake L6W, Alex Gardiner L6W and Maxym Powroznyk L6E) and Bernoulii and Lift (Bethany Long L6N, Jasmine Moody L6S, Rhys Durham L6S).