18 Mar British Science Week at St. Mary’s
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We have had a wonderful time celebrating British Science Week 2022. Our ‘Science Day’ took place on Wednesday 16th March and the children were given many opportunities to explore this year’s theme of ‘Growth’. They were invited to come to school dressed in something that might link to Science or represent ‘growth’; we saw some very creative outfits, including sunflowers, bees, scientists, and a very impressive astronaut! Throughout the day, much fun was had by all, trying different investigations, such as ‘Growing a Rainbow’, ‘Making Ice Stick’ and ‘Growing Patterns’.
Every child in school also had the chance to sow some wildflower seeds in their very own class garden, located in the school grounds.
We are very excited to watch the seeds grow, and we hope that the flowers will attract a variety of wildlife too so we can celebrate even more of God’s wonderful creations.
We also had the privilege of inviting some members of our parent community into school, to visit classes to discuss their science-based job. These included a rheumatologist, a physiotherapist, a Science tutor, a clinical scientist and an architect! The children were fascinated to hear about these different jobs and really enjoyed asking questions that they had prepared. Thank you so much to those who were able to come and inspire the children.
It has been a pleasure to see such enrichment and celebration during British Science Week, which supports our passion to develop a sense of excitement and curiosity in our children about natural phenomena in God’s world around us.