Year 11 GCSE exams

After two years of absence due to the Covid-19 pandemic, GCSE exams are about to start again.  The last time a year group sat GCSE exams in school, the current Year 11s were in Year 8! Our Year 11s had their Leavers day on Friday, but they will all be back in school...

Earth Day 2022

It’s been a few weeks since we posted anything here at the Left-Handed Lemon, so we decided to get back on track with a post about Earth Day 2022. The day is and international celebration of our home planet and sees events run, both in person and online, across...

The Radium Girls

Hurworth School has combined Red Nose Day with World Book Day 2022, because last week, when it really was World Book Day, our Year 11s were sitting their mock exams and didn’t need any excuses to distract them from their efforts! The Science department have...

Grow your own

It’s day 2 of British Science Week, so why not embrace the theme of growth and have a go at growing your own vegetables? Artichoke, beetroot, parsley and spinach can all be sewn out from seed during March, but if you fancy planting aubergine, cucumber or tender...

British Science Week

Today sees the start of British Science Week, which runs until Sunday 20th March.  This year’s theme is Growth. Growth is one of the 7 processes that all living things can do and requires protein from the diet to enable it. Growth itself is simply cell division...

Women in Science

In assemblies this week, we have been looking at International Women’s Day, which is on March 8th, (next Tuesday). This year’s theme #breakthebias is working towards a world in which women are viewed and treated equally to their male counterparts. The...