Visit to Leeds University

As part of our SCIENCE WEEK in school 30 year 6 pupils visited Leeds University for two science workshops.

The first was a journey into space, looking for proof of life on other planets. This journey was taken inside a Space Dome (we also have one coming to school on Monday!) and was a film projected onto the walls of the dome to give a mesmerising 3d effect.

We then took part in a short engineering workshop to do with understanding and designing portable flood defences whilst considering the essential properties of such a product. We also discussed the jobs that were available in engineering, particularly for girls.

The children had a brilliant time, were very impressed by the University, and hopefully now have aspirations to possibly go there in the future and maybe to consider a career in engineering.

Miss Judge

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