British Science Week

British Science Week takes place between the 10th and 19th of March 2017. BSW17The majority of the events at Chantry took place on Friday 17th of March. We had the entire day devoted to enrichment activities relating to the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths). The aim of all of the activities was to:

  • Engage every student in a range of STEM enrichment activities
  • Raise the profile of STEM subjects at Chantry
  • Help the students see the fun side of STEM

Click below to see what each year group got up to.

Year 5 students went to the Life Science Centre in Newcastle to see the current exhibition and take part in a programming workshop.

Year 6 students took part in a carousel of activities that included:

  • Technology Tom
  • Dove Marine Lab
  • BBC Micro:bit
  • Bridge Building Challenge
  • Science Career Workshop

Year 7 students took part in a carousel of activities that included:

  • Superfood Cereal Bars
  • Sweet Treats
  • Sugar Craft
  • Sports Science: Fitness & Nutrition

Year 8 students took part in a carousel of activities
that were run by STEM Ambassadors and KEVI students:

  • Newcastle University School of Marine Science
  • CSI: Finger Printing
  • Physics Workshop
  • Biology Workshop
  • Chemistry Workshop

Many thanks to all of the parents and visitors that supported the event.

Click ‘continue reading’ for some great pictures of the day.