Astronaut groupies!

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to sit on top of a Soyuz rocket, waiting to be launched into space? Or how good a bacon sandwich smells, first thing on Saturday morning aboard the International Space Station? Last night, (Sunday 24th October), Tim Peake, the...

Things are getting SPOOKY!

  The Science department held a Pop-up Science session for students from Years 7-9 on Thursday lunchtime. As Halloween is coming up soon, the theme for the session was Spooky Science and activities on offer included  pyramid hologram projectors for...

Lucy in the sky …

NASA has launched a probe to study two groups of asteroids, known as trojans,  in the orbit of Jupiter. It is thought that these asteroids are leftovers from the formation of the solar system, and that studying them will give us more idea of how our home locality in...

Captain Kirk really did go to space!

Best known for playing Captain James T. Kirk in the original (and some would argue best), Star Trek series, William Shatner really did get the chance to blast off into space yesterday. Aged 90, the Canadian actor boarded the passenger capsule and was propelled into...