Recent Primary Schools Outreach Events


I just wanted to say an enormous thank you for coming into school today for what was clearly a brilliant assembly! You really did go out with a BANG!! You had the children eating out of the palm of your hand by the end. To have over 200 children completely transfixed throughout 1 hr and 10 mins is a mighty achievement!!

Mrs Pearce, Deputy Head,Crossways Junior School Thornbury

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Autumn 2021

08 November: Science Assembly Visit, St John's CofE Primary, Clifton, Bristol

Jonny Furze visited this very local primary school to present the science assembly 'Gases in the Air'. 150 children in Years 5+6 and 10 teaching staff also saw the presentation.

'Jonny was absolutely amazing and our children had such a fantastic time. He was engaging, managed the children so well (they were a little over enthusiastic/chatty!) and was extremely flexible, even giving us more than the allocated time to show more experiments. A huge thank you to you and Jonny - we feel very lucky to have had that experience.' Alice Potter

Bristol ChemLabS worked with Year 6 Teacher Alice Potter in the organisation of this visit. The event was sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

08 November: Science Assembly Visit, Nailsworth CofE Primary School, Nailsworth, Gloucs

Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze visited this rural primary school to present the science assembly 'Gases in the Air'. 30 children in Years 6 and 1 teaching staff also saw the presentation live. The rest of the school (90 pupils in Y3-5 and 3 teachers) saw a live webcast from the hall. Years 1 and 2 were to see selected highlights from the recording on the following day. This visit kick-started the school's science week.

Bristol ChemLabS worked with Science Lead Claire Hazel in the organisation of this visit. The event was part sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol and a grant from the Bristol and District section of the RSC.

05 November: Science Assembly Visit, Ysgol Pencae, Highfields, Cardiff, S.Wales

Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze visited this Welsh-speaking primary school to present the science assembly 'Gases in the Air''. 50 children in Years 5&6 and 2 teachers saw the presentation.

'I enjoyed the science workshop today, I learnt lots of new facts and there were at least 5 exciting experiments and big bangs. This workshop has made me like science even more than ever. #scienceisfantastic' ; Year 6 pupil Tweet, Translated from Welsh to English

'The Year 6 teacher and Deputy Headteacher, who has seen many workshops sent me a message saying that 'your workshop was extraordinary'. It was literally the best workshop she has ever seen.' And this means a lot as she has been teaching for a few years.' Haf Haynes

Bristol ChemLabS worked with new PSTT College Fellow Haf Haynes in the organisation of this visit. The event was sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

20 October: Science Assembly, Hummanby Primary School, Hummanby, Filey, N.Yorkshire

Eliza Hunt retuned to her old primary school with Jonny Furze and Tim Harrison to co-present the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' in this Yorkshire coastal school. 120 children in Years 3-6 and 7 teaching staff also saw the performance.

'I want to say what a fantastic assembly it was. It had the perfect balance of scientific fact, opportunities for the children at different levels to learn and consolidate concepts, humour and 'explosive' wow factor.

The design of the assembly supported the youngest to the oldest children in Key Stage 2, with excellent challenge built in. I can see why it is an award-winning assembly, created on firm pedagogical foundations.

It's opportunities like this that show children how amazing science is, and hopefully creating scientists of the future. As you said, 'We are all scientists.' Thank you to Johnny, yourself and Eliza for such an excellent experience.' Conrad Fox.

The event was organised by Bristol ChemLabS and headteacher Conrad Fox. The visit was sponsored from the prize money that Eliza won in a science communication event during lockdown.

19 October: Science Assembly, Ysgol Bro Gwydir School, Llanrwst, Nr. Conway, N. Wales

Eliza Hunt, Jonny Furze and Tim Harrison presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' in this Welsh speaking school to 180 children in Years 3-6. 7 teaching staff also saw the show.

'. a BIG thank you to you all for visiting Ysgol Bro Gwydir on Tuesday morning. The children and staff thoroughly enjoyed the assembly. The children have been truly inspired and I've had many pupils say that it was the highlight of their year so far!

'An excellent workshop! Our pupils were transfixed!' (Mr Arfon Lewis, KS2 Teacher).

'The expressions on the children's faces said it all! It was an incredible, inspiring and engaging morning for all, thank you' (Miss F Lloyd, KS2 Teacher).

'Amazing! The children are still talking about it and asking how they can become Scientists in the future. Thank you for making it so inclusive for all' (Mrs Nest Davies, ALN teacher).' Hannah Rowlands

The event was organised by Kathy Scofield of the primary science Teaching Trust (PSTT) and local primary science teacher Hannah Rowlands. The visit was sponsored by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

18 October: Science Assembly, Ysgol Port Y Felin, Conwy Dyfed, N. Wales

Eliza Hunt, Jonny Furze and Tim Harrison presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' in this bilingual school to 70 children in Years 3-6. During the morning. There were two performances for a total of 180 Year3-6 pupils. 8 teaching staff also saw the show.

'Just wanted to say 'diolch' again to the three of you for coming to see us in Conwy. The children and staff loved it! Some of us have shown clips to our own children and they are now adding a chemistry kit to their Christmas lists. P. S. Did a lesson today on synonyms since none of the children could tell you what a synonym was! Diolch.' Lowri Harris

'It was fantastic for us as a school to have the opportunity for pupils and staff to watch the three of you presenting the 'Gases in the Air' assembly. The hall was filled with excitement and awe throughout. The content was delivered in a balanced way through a mix of scientific explanation and visual demonstrations. This helped build a stronger understanding for the pupils. We love welcoming STEM Ambassadors into Porth y Felin School, and I can say with certainty that this STEM Ambassador experience is one that will stay etched in our memories for a very long time!

Message sent after sharing photographs on ClassDojo 'George loved it!' (George's Mum)

Year 3 and 4 teacher's child after watching some clips of the show at home 'Do you think they could come to my school too?'

Phoebe 'I loved when Mrs Harris got to make the balloons explode!'

Kyanna 'My best bit was seeing Dr Jonny making the balloon shrink and then get bigger again by shaking it!' Lowri Harris (Science Lead)

The event was organised by Kathy Scofield of the Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT) and local primary science teacher and PSTT Fellow Lowri Harris. The visit was sponsored by the atmospheric Chemistry Research Group at the University of Bristol.

18 October: Science Assembly, Ysgol Bro Llifon, Nr. Caernarfon, Gwynedd, N. Wales

Eliza Hunt, Jonny Furze and Tim Harrison presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' in this Welsh speaking school to 70 children in Years 3-6. 5 teaching staff also saw the show.

'Thank you very much for coming to Ysgol Bro Llifon on Monday, we all enjoyed very much! The session was appropriately pitched for children of KS2 with great questions differentiated for different year groups. Despite our school being Welsh medium and Science being taught through Welsh usually, the session was still accessible for the children. The length of the session was also appropriate, with a good variation of questions, explanations and practical demonstrations. The children thoroughly enjoyed the session and have been talking about it over the days that have followed. I feel that it has increased interest in Science within the children. Children with Additional Learning Needs also enjoyed the session. Thank you very much for your time.' Lowri Jones

The event was organised by Kathy Scofield of the Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT) and local primary science teacher Lori Jones. The visit was sponsored by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

10 October: Chemistry Assembly Visit, Malmesbury Science College, Malmesbury, Wilts

Jonny Furze revisited this Devonian primary school to present the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to a total of 150 pupils in Years 3-6 and 5 teaching staff.

'The children really enjoyed the assembly. It was great to see as a teacher the children amazed and enthralled by the Chemistry assembly, to watch real live chemistry experiments that they don't see in school and challenging them to think as well as share their knowledge of chemistry. It created so many questions, some that Jonny got round to answering in the assembly and others that continued when we returned back to the classroom! It definitely sparked that love and curiosity of Science!' Becky Turner

Bristol ChemLabS worked with SLT member Becky Turner in the organisation of this visit. The event was sponsored, in part, by the Sidmouth Science Festival and by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

08 October: Science Assembly, Griffin Park Primary School, Blackburn, Lancashire

Tim Harrison, Sbu Mbatha and Jonny Furze presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to a total of 230 pupils in Years 2-6 and 7 teaching staff at this 1.5 form entry primary school during the morning.

'Staff and children absolutely loved this assembly. We were really impressed with the reinforcement of scientific vocabulary. Staff said it was the best science assembly we have ever had.

This is the comment from year 4:

'The show was amazing and I loved the experiments.'

'Loved seeing the balloons and the colour changing chemicals.'

'We've learnt about new gases such as methane, nitrogen, sulphate, hydrogen, helium etc.'

'Seeing fire was amazing.' Suzi Aspinall

Bristol ChemLabS worked with new PSTT College Fellow and regional representative Michele Grimshaw and local science lead Suzi Aspinall in the organisation of this event.

This visit was sponsored by a small outreach grant from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

07 October: Science Assembly PSTT Cluster Project, St Mary's R.C. Primary School, Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire

Tim Harrison, Sbu Mbatha and Jonny Furze presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to a total of 90 pupils in Years 3,5 & 6 and 4 teaching staff at this primary school during the morning. Unfortunately, Year 4 were Covid isolated from the rest of the school.

'Thank you so much for the fantastic assembly today. The children and staff loved it. I particularly liked the fact that you used and explained lots of scientific vocabulary. There were lots of wow moments that made the assembly so memorable - I loved the fact that you did things that primary staff would never be able to deliver in school, thus giving the children a new learning experience. You took into consideration any children that may be sensitive to loud noises, which prepared staff and also ensured children were not scared or upset. It was presented in a clear, friendly, enthusiastic and safe way. Thank you once again.' Louise Speakman

Bristol ChemLabS worked with PSTT College Fellow and cluster lead Eleanor Atkinson and science lead Louise Speakman in the organisation of this event.

This visit was sponsored by a small outreach grant from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

07 October: Science Assembly PSTT Cluster Project, Chorley New Road Primary School, Chorley, Bolton, Lancashire

Tim Harrison, Sbu Mbatha and Jonny Furze presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to a total of 150 pupils in Years 3-6 and 7 teaching staff at this 1.5 form entry primary school during the afternoon.

'Dr Tim Harrison's assembly has had a significant impact on all stakeholders in science. His assembly was fun, interactive and informative. Furthermore, it was also age-appropriate and therefore the children were fully engaged.

From the adults' perspective, we were delighted by how Dr Harrison sparked the children's curiosity and was also able to effectively address any misconceptions. We feel that he has increased our enjoyment of science and also shown us how children can easily pick up misconceptions.

From the children's perspective, they were so excited after the assembly. They talked about it for many days afterwards and loved sharing the experience with their parents. Many of them wished to send Dr Harrison many questions about science and are fascinated by all his wonderful stories. Personally, I feel that they now understand that science can be used in many ways and it is all around us. Furthermore, it is ok to make mistakes and we should always question everything.' Jenny Allen.

Bristol ChemLabS worked with PSTT College Fellow and cluster lead Eleanor Atkinson and local science lead Jenny Allen in the organisation of this event. This visit was sponsored by a small outreach grant from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

05 October: Science Assembly PSTT Cluster Project, St Catherine's CE Primary School, Bolton, Lancashire

Sbu Mbatha, Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to a total of 120 pupils in Y3-6 and 6 teaching staff at this primary school during the afternoon.

'I just want to say a massive thank you to you and your team for the amazing experience today. Thank you Eleanor for arranging it as well.

Impact on the children

The children were amazed by the session today. In the classroom afterwards we had great discussions about science at university/ further studies and science occupations. The session made great links to the topics we teach in KS2 and the vocabulary we use in every science lesson. The assembly really hooked the children into chemistry and sparked their curiosity.

Impact on the staff

All KS2 staff (Teachers and TA's) were present in the assembly and afterwards this sparked great discussion about how we can link science experiments to jobs and careers the children could have in the future. Teachers also discussed hooks to science lessons and how they can refer back to today when teaching certain topic (eg. Reversible changes).

Thanks again to your whole team.' Shannon Urmston

Bristol ChemLabS worked with PSTT College Fellow (and cluster organiser) Eleanor Atkinson and local science lead Shannon Urmston in the organisation of this event. This visit was sponsored by a small outreach grant from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

04 October: Science Assembly PSTT Cluster Project, Westmorland (SEND) School, Chorley, Lancs.

Sbu Mbatha, Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' twice to a total of 60 pupils in Y2-6 and 12 teaching staff at this special needs primary school during the morning.

'First of all, thank you for an amazing morning of science. You did two sessions with us and I think you'll agree, the first session went differently to the second session, in terms of ability and engagement. However, the impact was still evident. You have improved vocabulary of pupils, especially with language around gases, observation and change. You improved subject knowledge of staff too! Lots of staff thanked me for the event, saying they liked to see observing change and vocabulary used, which they will take forward in their lessons. The children thought you were a 'magician' and were amazed by your experiments! Children walked away LOVING science!

Once again, thank you so much.' Ruth Elliot.

Bristol ChemLabS worked with new PSTT College Fellow Eleanor Atkinson and local science lead Ruth Elliot in the organisation of this event. This visit was sponsored by a small outreach grant from the Royal Society of Chemistry.

04 October: Science Assembly, St John's CofE Primary School, Wigan, Greater Manchester

Sbu Mbatha, Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to 185 pupils In Y1-6 and 15 teaching staff at this primary school during the afternoon.

'Thank you so much again for taking the time to visit us yesterday - it is immensely appreciated and will be truly remembered by our school community.

After checking in with some of the children today it is very clear that your assembly has inspired our pupils with many saying they want to be scientists now so they can do 'cool experiments' like you did. The awe and wonder that you instilled into our pupils was incredible and it is these moments that will help to ignite their passion for the sciences. The buzz in the air was electric and children have come to school today thinking about the experiments and asking excellent questions to uncover the why and how behind each exciting experiment.

We cannot thank you enough for creating and igniting a learning spark through your demonstrations and discussions.' Kate and Laura (deputy head and head)

Bristol ChemLabS worked with new PSTT College Fellow and deputy head teacher Kate Penarski in the organisation of this event. This visit was sponsored by a small outreach grant from the Royal Society of Chemistry RSC).

01 October: Science Assembly, Chester Park Primary School, Fishponds, Bristol

Jonny Furze presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' in this local school to 60 children in Year 5 during the morning. Three teaching staff also saw the show.

'A fantastic session that fully engaged the entire year group. It fitted brilliantly with our changing states topic and helped recover our states of matter learning. The session really sparked that 'awe and wonder' that we have been trying hard create through our Science learning. Thank you again for making the arrangements and agreeing to come, it really brought the weeks learning to life!' Vicky Stone

Bristol ChemLabS worked with and local primary science teacher Vicky Stone in the organisation of the event. The visit was sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group at the University of Bristol.

29 September: Science Assemblies Visit, Cotham Gardens Primary School, Cotham Grove, Bristol

Jonny Furze visited this local primary school during the morning, to present the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to 90 highly excited Year 5s and 90 Year 6 pupils and a total of 8 teaching staff in two performances.

'The assemblies really sparked an enthusiasm in science amongst both staff and students. Lots of students had some really brilliant scientific questions following the assemblies and wanted to find out more about how the world around them works. Our teachers also contacted me to say they wanted to buy in resources to do more science experiments in class as they were so impressed with the enthusiasm of the children. It was an all-round positive experience!' Holly Ralph

Bristol ChemLabS worked with teacher Holly Ralph and Bristol chemist Julie Stephenson in the organisation of this visit. The event was part-sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

24 September: Science Assembly for Wells Cathedral School Primary School, Wells, Somerset

Jonny Furze presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to 100 pupils in Years 3-6 and 5 teachers at this event which was hosted by Wells Cathedral School. Bristol ChemLabS worked with Karl Gibson and Helen Grey in the organisation of this visit.

'The children loved it and were so energised by it, they came our buzzing. My sincere thanks for making this happen it was truly outstanding.' Karl Gibson

The local primary schools who should have attended, if not for Covid measures, and so received a recording of the assembly were Stoberry School and St Joseph & Teresa's.

The visit was sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol and a grant from the RSC Bristol and District section.

23 September: Schools Science Assembly, Portishead Primary School, Bristol

Jonny Furze presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to 180 senior pupils and 8 teachers at this local primary school during the afternoon. Bristol ChemLabS will be working with Bristol Chemist and Science Teacher Olivia Levy in the organisation of this event.

'The assembly yesterday was amazing! Johnny was a fantastic presenter, he was so engaging and made some tricky concepts extremely accessible (and exciting!) for the children - they were talking about it all day!'

Here is some feedback direct from the children:

It was so educational, I feel like I learnt so many mind blowing things.

I was gripping the edge of my seat the whole time, I never knew what was going to happen next.

I know it's only just finished, but I want to watch it again already.

It made me love science even more that I already do.

Thank you so much for sorting this all for us, it was hugely appreciated'.

The visit is sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol and from the Bristol and District section of the RSC.

17 September: PSTT New Fellows Assembly Visit, Timberley Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands

Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze visited this primary school in the Midlands during a short UK tour, to present the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' during the afternoon. This event was delayed twice by Covid 19 in 2020. 180 pupils in years 3 and 4 saw the assembly along with 6 of their teachers.

Bristol ChemLabS worked with PSTT College Fellow Ian Griffiths and fellow teacher in the organisation of this visit.

'Many thanks for an amazing assembly. The children and staff all took a lot away from it and parents have been asking about it too! The staff in year 4 have been made aware that changes of state needs to be a focus on vocabulary and processes when they come to deliver it later on in the year. Children this week are still talking about nitrogen and helium so Jonny has made that stick!' Ian Griffiths (Deputy Head & Science Lead)

The visit was sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

16 September: Schools Science Assembly, Wallsend Jubilee Primary School, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear

Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to 80 pupils in years 5 and 6 and 4 teachers in this primary school during the afternoon. Bristol ChemLabS worked with new PSTT College Fellow Gemma Robson in the organisation of this event.

'I just wanted to say a huge 'thank you' again for the fantastic assembly you delivered yesterday to our year 5 & 6 pupils! They left full of enthusiasm and with lots of questions about what they had seen; the talk clearly piqued their interest and stimulated their curiosity about chemistry around them.. I would highly recommend this interactive session to anybody wishing to excite - and inspire - their pupils in science!' Gemma Robson

The visit was sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

15 September: Chemistry Demonstration Training For Newly Qualified Teachers, RSC, On-Line

Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze put on a twilight hour-long CPD session for the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) on practical demo for less experienced teachers of chemistry. 17 participants from all over the UK were present.

'Thank you very much for your interesting and informative demonstration training session this afternoon. I have just started my PGCE and it was a very useful session for me. I look forward to making use of the videos available on your YouTube channel and trying some of these demonstrations out - with lots of practice first of course!'

Bristol ChemLabS worked with Beth Anderson (RSC) in the organisation of this event.

15 September: PSTT New Fellows Assembly Visit, Todholm Primary School, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze visited this primary school in the South of Scotland during a short tour, to present the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' during the afternoon. 55 P6 pupils and 3 staff enjoyed the performance live, as did a local reporter and photographer. Another 60 saw the event telecast.

Bristol ChemLabS were be working with new PSTT College Fellow David Rigmand and Laura Mcallister (Science Lead) in the organisation of this visit.

'We all had such a wonderful afternoon at the Science Assembly. Thank you so much for coming along. It was wonderful to hear the squeals of delight from primary6. and we so appreciate you coming up to show us all the fabulous experiments. Here are a few quotes from members of P6:

Dylan- It was very satisfying. All the experiments gave us a little fright, as none of us were expecting the results. I like to get a little fright.'

Alex- It was surprising, because some people in the front row got a fright, and felt the heat from the flames, when the hydrogen balloon exploded.

Paige- It was spectacular, because it was really unexpected. These were experiments I hadn't seen before, and I really enjoyed them.

Rhys- I liked the elephant toothpaste explosion. It made me feel really excited.

Liam- It was terrifying when I forgot to cover my ears. I really enjoyed it all lots.

Lucy- It was so exciting, and I liked when the balloons popped in a fireball. I thought it was interesting learning about the McDonalds balloons.

Olivia- I thought it was fun, because I liked when the foam started to rise and got bigger and bigger. We all gasped!' Laura McAllister

The visits are sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

15 September: PSTT New Fellows Assembly Visit, St Roch's Primary School, Glasgow, Scotland

Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze visited this primary school in the south of Scotland during the short tour. They presented the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' during the morning to 60 P6 pupils and 2 staff.

Everyone really enjoyed the assembly. The children haven't stopped talking about it.

Here are some comments from the children:

'P6 Pupils - I really enjoyed it when they made the balloons burst because of the big bangs. I also liked the elephant toothpaste because it looked very cool. I think science is a lot of fun.

I would like to see this type of stuff again because it was really fun. I got inspired to learn more about science because it was exciting.

These are a couple of the many comments from P6 pupils who raved about these experiments. Many mentioned how they would like to try these kinds of experiments themselves. Some of the pupils in the two classes have said they want to be a scientist because it looks cool.

P7 Pupils - My favourite experiment was the liquid nitrogen experiment because it looked so cool when the pipe was put in and all the fog came out. This has inspired me to become a scientist when I'm older.

I absolutely enjoyed seeing all the experiments, I liked learning about all the different gases. We were told many cool things about your work and I would love to learn more about it in school.

All the teachers who were watching enjoyed the experiments and the learning behind them. I could see me taking the experiment with the Polystyrene foam into future classrooms to encourage and develop their observation skills. This in turn, I believe would further develop their communication skills and their scientific knowledge.' Michele McMahon.

Bristol ChemLabS worked with new PSTT College Fellow (and headteacher) Michele McMahon in the organisation of this visit.

The visit was sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

14 September: PSTT New Fellows Assembly Visit, Ravenswood Primary School, Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, Scotland

Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze visited this primary school in the South of Scotland during a short tour, to present the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' during the morning.

'The assembly engaged, enthused and motivated our Primary 7 pupils to learn more about Science. Since the assembly, the children have commenced a new Science topic and I have engaged with the High School to build on this enthusiasm during Transition events. Both Tim and Jonny presented exceptionally well and had everyone on the edge of their seat. I couldn't recommend this experience highly enough.

My thanks go to the sponsors of this event, without whose help this event would not have been possible. You have enriched the learning of so many of our pupils at Ravenswood Primary. Thank you.' Jacklyn Purdon.

Bristol ChemLabS worked with new PSTT College Fellow Jacklyn Purdon in the organisation of this visit.

The visit was sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

14 September: PSTT New Fellows Assembly Visit, St Mary's Primary School, Banockburn, Stirling, North Lanarkshire, Scotland

Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze will be visiting this primary school in the South of Scotland during a short tour, to present the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' during the afternoon.

'The class have summed up the Assembly using wow words: Amazing, Awesome, Astonishing, Incredible, Brilliant, Exciting, Educational, Beautiful , Explosive, Super, Superb, Mind blowing, Reactionary, Powerful, Excellent, Marvellous'

'Fun, interactive, educational, enjoyable experience.

Children and staff thoroughly enjoyed Tim and the Chemical Reaction Assembly.

We would thoroughly recommend it.... Thanks Tim' Marjorie Kellas

Bristol ChemLabS worked with new PSTT College Fellow Majorie Kellas in the organisation of this visit.

The visit was sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

13 September: Science Assembly, The Yarlet School, Yarlet, Staffs

Tim Harrison and Jonny furze teamed up to deliver the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to 80 students in Years 5-8 at this independent middle school in Staffordshire.

'The children at Yarlet School loved the assembly - it was very informative and interactive. The children were so excited throughout and they are still talking about it now! They learnt all about the gases in the air and they saw demonstrations that they haven't seen in their Science lessons. The younger children loved the 'explosions' and the older children really benefited from the revision of topics that they have previously covered. It was a great start to the academic year - it inspired and motivated the children, ready for their Science lessons. Thank you for a wonderful display!' Emily White

Bristol ChemLabS work worked with new PSTT College Fellow Emily White in the organisation of this visit.

The visit was sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

 

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