We weren’t going to do NSEW this year. I was new in post in january, and the science teacher had enough going on.
Then we went to the ASE conference, and came back with a leaflet about the worlds biggest science experiment at Alton Towers. We asked the head. He’s a scientist too, of course he said yes. That was 40 students taken care of, leaving 100 spread across the school. It was easier to collapse classes, and then came the decision it would just be easier to do a science day in school.
We have several looked after students, and the focus for the LA with LAC is STEM. we got a grant, which has funded the in school activities.
KS4 have spent the day being CSIs. They found the murder scene, took photos, collected evidence and drew or wrote what they saw. They took fingerprints, assessed witness statements…
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