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...

Year 11 Revision Time!

After 2 years of no one sitting GCSEs, our Year 11 students are about to face the reality of external exams.  When we head back to school next week, after a well-deserved half term break, the Year 11s will be sitting their mock exams, which will serve them well as...

Paralysed man starts to walk again

A man whose spinal cord was severed when he was involved in a motorbike accident 5 years ago has been able to begin walking again thanks to spinal implants in some pioneering research carried out in Switzerland. As the diagram above shows, a damaged spinal cord is...

Groundbreaking Energy Breakthrough

Imagine being able to produce more than enough energy to last your whole lifetime from half a bathful of water and the amount of lithium that’s in your phone battery! This is something that is thought to be possible – we’ve just got to find a way to...

Ice age animals found in Devon

The remains of a woolly mammoth, a woolly rhinoceros, a virtually complete wolf skeleton, and the partial remains of a hyena, horse, reindeer, mountain hare and red fox have been discovered in a cave in Devon and are thought to date to the last ice age, around 30,000...