Ribblesdale School in Clitheroe holds annual Science Week

The corridors of Ribblesdale School in Clitheroe were buzzing with excitement as pupils and parents alike delved into the fascinating world of science during its annual Science Week.
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A massive range of scientific activities was on offer in an amazing week packed with thrilling experiences designed to ignite curiosity and stimulate critical thinking skills.

The young detectives honed their sleuthing skills as they analysed evidence and drew conclusions in captivating forensic investigations. Meanwhile, Year 7 pupils embarked on a journey into the intricate world of anatomy. Not for the faint-hearted, this exploration provided a hands-on experience that left pupils in awe of nature's design.

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Adding to the excitement, pupils engaged in animal encounters which brought the wonders of the natural world up close and personal. From snails to centipedes, spiders to slithery snakes, pupils got the chance to interact with a diverse array of creatures, fostering a deeper appreciation for the biodiversity around us.

Science Week at Ribblesdale School in ClitheroeScience Week at Ribblesdale School in Clitheroe
Science Week at Ribblesdale School in Clitheroe
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Headteacher Mrs Anne-Marie Horrocks said: “The Big Bang Chemistry Show dazzled pupils with explosive demonstrations and spectacular sparks, leaving everyone in awe of the power and wonder of chemical reactions.

“As a token of appreciation for their dedication, the science staff treated all staff to a special gift of thyme, symbolising our responsibility to use our time well to grow and nurture our knowledge of the incredible world we share.

“Science Week at Ribblesdale was truly a celebration of curiosity, exploration, and discovery. Through hands-on experiences and engaging activities, pupils and parents alike were inspired to embrace the wonders of science and continue their journey of lifelong learning.

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