Monday 25th June 2018 STEAM Week Review by Mr Matthew Paris
Last week all of our students form Reception class to Year 10 celebrated and investigated Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics through visits, guest speakers and scientific investigations (CREST), during the School's STEAM week. The Early Years students investigated ‘brilliant
bubbles’, friction and went on a Rainbow Walk.Students from both the Prep and Senior school visited Wolverton’s
state-of-the-art recycling and energy recovery centre and learnt about what we
should recycle and what happens to all the rubbish that used to go to
landfill.These students also followed a
CREST program investigating such topics as ‘the properties of chocolate’ and
‘harvesting and conserving water’ and successfully created some creative
solutions to the problems posed to them. On Thursday every student in the school got to spend time
with the RS STEM Ambassadors onboard Titan.If you have not heard about this, Titan is a big r…
Tonight our undefeated netball team played against St. Paul’s in a nail biting match that challenged the team to really pull together, focusing on their skill, ball control and tactics, to secure goals.
After the first half the girls were 2-0 up and entered the third quarter a stronger and more confident team. There were some fantastic interceptions and pressure from Lucie and Jaanvi playing in defence to prevent St. Paul’s shooters from scoring. In the centre third, Vanessa, Jaydie, Amaya and Elizabeth showed great strategic play, creating spaces and marking their opponents tightly, regaining possession on numerous occasions. Sam and Sophie, as always, scored some outstanding goals, which led us to a 5-0 win!
A great season girls! Well done to all the students who have played in the U14 team throughout the year, namely: Jaydie, Samantha, Sophie, Jaanvi, Lily, Lucie, Amaya and Elizabeth, you have all worked so hard and I’m proud to have such a lovely team t…