STEM – first session

We had our first STEM session today. Ten pupils identified as more able in Science from across the school (supported by three staff) met Ken, our ambassador and spent an hour looking at pictures of the different ways that we can fly. We also laid the classroom chairs out as if we were in the smallest plane (just two seats), Concorde (two on each side) or the new Airbus (four, five, four) which took up a lot of room.

Some of them have a remarkable knowledge of aircraft, and I think they are all looking forward to the next session, where we will be marking out how far different planes travel in a second compared to a car, looking at the different parts of planes and starting to build our own balsa wood models.

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