Science Evening
Science

Science Evening

Chis and Sid students and parents enjoyed a fascinating evening of Science recently. The first presentation was “What time is it on Mars?” presented by Professor Vincent Smith of Bristol University. The second presentation was a demonstration of Low temperature Physics using liquid Nitrogen, presented by Professor Ford from Bath University. The demonstration ended with … Continue reading

Science Expo
Science

Science Expo

On 9th November groups of year 9 and 10 students presented their findings to parents, teachers and judges. Over the summer the groups, of up to 4 students, independently researched and investigated a topic of science that they found interesting. These projects were then displayed in poster form or on stands. Information presented included their … Continue reading

Gene Technology Day
Science

Gene Technology Day

The Gene Technology day organised by the Biology Department for the year 13 classes was a great success. Dr John Scholar, a quirky, entertaining professor of Genetics from Reading University led the sessions. PCR and Gel Electrophoresis are extremely technical processes used to analyse DNA samples, requiring a wide range of chemicals, including various dyes … Continue reading