Science and Engineering Week

Aims:

  • Engage and enthuse students by offering a range of STEM workshops
  • Raise the profile of science and technology in the school
  • Expose students to a range of careers in STEM

During this week we dedicate 1 entire day to STEM enrichment activities. Here are some highlights of the day!

  • Year 8 activities include workshops with Merck Sharpe and Dohme as well as other STEM Ambassadors from Newcastle University and local companies
  • Year 7 had the opportunity to work with Expochef and also make Monster Sun Catcher keyrings
  • Year 6 highlights included the much loved Creepy Crawley Roadshow, Technology Tom Exhibition and also chocolate welding!

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Year 7 Expochef                                                     Year 6 making chocolate moulds

NMS - Newcastle Uni STEM workshop (4)NMS - Technology Tom

 

Year 8 work with STEM Ambassadors                               Year 6 Technology Tom workshop from Newcastle University

NMS - Food Taster

NMS Sugarpaste Workshop

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 8 students helping to deliver Year 4 Food     Technology Taster Sessions

Year 7 Sugarpaste workshop

NMS - Snail NMS - Snake

Handling snakes at the Creepy Crawley                     Year 6 meeting a giant snail at the Roadshow                                                                   Creepy Crawley Roadshow