This week in science club we continued in our theme of witchcraft and wizardry in the real world watching ‘snakes’ form from chemical reactions. The pupils were particularly excited to see the demonstrations where sugar and acid was mixed to create a rising black pillar. The year... Continue Reading
You may think that magic and spells only exist in your favourite film or book. However, this week in science club, students started to work on a project to discover if magic can be made in the real word. Using trial and error students prepared potions to turn water bright pink... Continue Reading
On Tuesday 12th June, Year 7 took part in a STEM workshop, learning the Science behind the ‘Selfie’. Students were learning about the history of mirrors and how light changes and can be used to take more interesting photos. They had a look at ‘Selfies’... Continue Reading
On Friday 16th March, a group of Yr8 students traveled to the NEC in Birmingham for The Big Bang. Here they were able to explore a range of interactive STEM activities and find out about different STEM related careers. A range of national and international companies were there,... Continue Reading
On Friday, 7 female students went to Wiltshire College, Chippenham, to attend the Women in Engineering event. Here, the girls were able to talk to real and student engineers from a variety of companies and universities. They were able to see how cosmetics are made, try securing... Continue Reading
Students in 7B have been studying cells this term. They have created some outstanding models of plant and animal cells. Well done Cecily K, Ryan W, Mathilda T, Ruby M, Marcin J-N, Libby S and Evie B! They will be using their artistic talents to enter the British Science... Continue Reading
Over the past few weeks the St Augustine’s Science Club have been working on scientific research projects for their Bronze CREST Award. The Science Club will be showcasing their projects at a Family Science Fair held at John of Gaunt School on Saturday 25th November, 10.00-12.00.... Continue Reading
The Science Department are coming together to create the Science Club. This is for years 7 and 8. It will run on a Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 commencing week 2 of September. We can guarantee a fun packed hour where we concentrate on the science you love and forget the ‘boring’ hard... Continue Reading
The Year 12 chemistry students gained hands-on experience of using specialist analytical equipment during the RSC’s Spectroscopy in a Suitcase workshop. Student ambassadors from the University of Bath’s Chemistry Department visited St Augustine’s to deliver the workshops. Our... Continue Reading
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