The school dedicated a whole day to mark the occasion. 408 pupils from all year groups explored the world around them through a variety of experiments, such as creating an erupting volcano and a skittles colour wheel, and also investestigated the effects of the van de graaf generator.
Y4 pupil Brooke Conway
The event aims to highlight the importance of science in the curriculum in a practical and creative way, whilst providing pupils with a wealth of opportunities to explore, explain and learn.
Adele Young, Head of the academy was pleased with how the day went.
It was amazing to see our pupils excited to learn and to develop their love of scientific exploration - Adele Young, Head of The Ferns
“Science is not only a significant part of the curriculum, but also our everyday lives, and this was the emphasis of our science fair which has been a great success. It was amazing to see our pupils excited to learn and to develop their love of scientific exploration,” she said.
Young says that the school is already planning next year’s science fair and hopes that this was the first of many to come.
“It is very important to us that we provide our pupils with as many engaging and educational opportunities as possible, in order to help them develop in to confident and self-sufficient learners,” she added.
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