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Year 7 Students Are Spaced Out!

26th January 2022

A short short time ago, in a galaxy not so far away, the Science Department took the Year 7s for a lovely trip to Greenwich Observatory, as they have recently started the topic of Space in class. We started the day with a workshop focusing on the scientists who discovered each of the planets and…

Science brought to life – Y6-9 Science Week

24th May 2021

This year’s National Science and Engineering Week coincided with our first week back to school back in March. At KAS, we decided to have our events later in the year and so we arranged some very exciting events for May.   Our first visitor, from Zoolab, brought his family of ‘pets’ with him to show…

Pizza and Physics Evening for Y11

26th November 2020

On Friday 20th November the Science Department hosted a Physics Lecture and Pizza evening for the Year 11 triple scientists. Oxford University are broadcasting their public lectures virtually this year so students gathered in their bubble to watch a lecture given by renowned physicist and author, Professor Michio Kaku. The lecture was entitled ‘Physics of…

Getting brains buzzing with cross-curricular learning in Year 2

7th October 2020

Y2 students in Ilona’s class have been busy bees in this first half term. A project which started out with students looking at masks has led them all the way to our beehives. Students first looked at different sorts of mask and talked about the pros and cons of masks in different areas of life….

Personal Space (with Y7 scientists)

5th May 2020

In the Science Department, Laura designed an amazing project for our Year 7s to complete. They had to choose one starter, one main and one dessert from their ‘Nandos Space Menu’ and all the ‘dishes’ were linked to the current topic of Space, which they had been covering in school. Each of the topics had…

Bringing science to life – from species to space

17th March 2020

This year the Science Department went all out to celebrate British Science Week. First they helped colleagues across the school integrate science into their subjects by sharing video clips on subjects like: ‘The Art and Science of Special Effects’ for Drama and ‘Communicating science…popular science writing’ for English.

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