10 February 2017

Alien spaceship launches Science Week at Slade

An alien spaceship has landed on the playground at Slade School, to launch the start of the primary’s Science Week (6-10 February).

From crime scene investigations and experiments, to science prizes, children from nursery to year 6 are enjoying a week-long of activities to promote a love of learning.

There is even a chance for some hands-on “whizz, bang!” in the laboratory with the year 7s at fellow Arthur Terry Learning Partnership school, Stockland Green.

Slade’s science leader, Danielle Duggan, said: “The children are so excited. If they love school and are engaged in science, then learning as a whole will improve.”

The eager pupils have been helping to construct a giant alien spaceship, using cardboard and other craft materials. Slade’s new Science Club is also taking off in a big way, and Danielle is keen to keep the enjoyment in learning.

 “We want to increase practical science and make it fun as a way of enhancing learning,” said  Danielle.

Danielle added: “I’d like to develop science even more, both in the school and across the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership –there are so many opportunities here”