Shoestring Science involves the Year 9 students preparing a range of interesting Science activities for their community partners. In order to ensure that these activities work well, our Year 5 students are lucky enough to go over and try them out first! This provides a fantastic opportunity for our primary children to learn multiple areas of Science as well as providing the Year 9 students the chance to practice their teaching skills and tweak their activities prior to meeting with their community partners in a few weeks time.
Year 5 had a fabulous time and learnt many different things in all areas of Science; Biology, Physics and Chemistry. Many of the activities could easily be replicated at home, encouraging the children to enquire further.
A huge thank you to all the Year 9 students and teachers for hosting us.
Ms Deborah Spencer, Year 5 Teacher and Year 5 Leader