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STEM Events

EDT – UK Space Agency Event

S2 pupils took part in a STEM challenge designed to inform and inspire young people on the exciting skills-development and employment opportunities in the growing UK spaceflight sector.  Pupils learnt about the characteristics of a spaceport and built model satellites and took part in a rocket design challenge.

S3 Zoolab Visit 

S3 pupils were treated to a visit from Zoolab and had the chance to hold some amazing creatures. They learned about Biodiversity and the impact human activity has on this

S1 Science Club Launch

The Thursday lunchtime science club took off with a bang last week with S1 pupils withstanding the heat of the “Methane Bubbles” experiment!

For more exciting science experiments come along to P11 every Thursday lunchtime at 1:15pm.

September 2018 -WoSPEG Quiz Finalists

Congratulations to Joel Wintle, Sean Coll & Rowan Gibb for securing a place in the final of the West of Scotland Physics Engagement Group quiz. Good Luck!

Summer 2018 – Nuffield Research Placements 

Two senior pupils successfully secured Nuffield Research placements this summer with Glasgow University.  What an excellent experience! Congratulations to

Iona Ferguson who completed a project entitled understanding Catalyst Deactivation. 

Daanyaal Ashraf who completed a project entitled Solving Plastic Pollution Problems Fragmentally. 

If you are interested in applying for a Nuffield Placement next summer, then please note your interest with Mrs Iafrate or Mr McGinlay. 

31st May 2018 – Queensferry Crossing Trip

A group of S1/S2 pupils visited the ‘Forth Bridges Education Centre’ to learn more about the Forth Road Crossing Project.  Pupils explored the exhibition area before taking part in a number of interactive challenges designed to develop interest in a career as an engineer.

25th April 2018 – SmartSTEM (Glasgow Clyde College)

Ten S1 pupils attended an interactive conference, full of engaging speakers, hands on workshops and an industry exhibitor fayre.  the event was a true success developing a real enthusiasm for STEM subjects.