16 January 2024
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Science pupils investigated at UCLan chemistry event

Pupils from Years 9-11 were invited to take part in UCLan's 'Top of the Bench' chemistry event. 

9 November 2023
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After school fun in the  Science Department

STEM Club has been busy investigating the colours made when burning metal ions. 

16 October 2023
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Meet the teacher - Mrs Potter

Mrs Potter is Priory’s new Assistant Head of Science and joined the school at the end of the last academic year.

12 September 2023
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Success in summer science homework

Year 7 have made a fantastic start to their learning in Science. Over the summer they have been working hard on various pieces of Science homework. 

9 July 2023
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Priory's eco committee meet their primary counterparts

The Eco Committee have had a very informative visit to Whitefield Primary School to meet their Eco Ambassadors.

28 March 2023
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From primary to Priory for STEM event

Priory has hosted a STEM event for our local primary schools where pupils were given an enterprise challenge.

23 March 2023
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Year 7 & 8 get involved with British Science Week

In celebration of British Science Week, pupils in Year 7 and Year 8 have been applying their knowledge to STEM challenges.

11 January 2023
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Meet the teacher - Mrs Roberts, Science

In September we welcomed Mrs Roberts into the Science Department.

9 January 2023
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Eco Committee Wants Your Batteries

Eco Committee has entered the school into Duracell's national competition, The Big Battery Hunt, to get you recycling batteries.

15 December 2022
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When the universe came to Priory

It is thanks to one of our Year 10 astronomy pupils that we discovered the universe could come to Priory.

6 October 2022
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A model start for Year 7 science pupils

Year 7s Wren and Georgia came top of the class after they were joint winners of a Science Summer Competition.

1 August 2022
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Astronomy Club is recruiting for September

Priory pupils are once again reaching for the stars as they look to sign up the new Year 9s to start their Astronomy GCSE course in September,

7 June 2022
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It was full STEM ahead for Year 9 girls

Year 9 girls were invited to take part in a STEM careers workshop with a focus on careers in engineering, construction and manufacturing.

19 May 2022
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Alumni leading the way at Institute of Physics event

Priory's alumni were leading the way at the Institute of Physics conference in London

16 May 2022
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Meet the teacher - Mr Cox

Mr Cox used to be a pupil at Priory and he says the school is 'unrecognisable' from his early days after returning as a Science teacher earlier this year.

1 April 2022
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British Science Week Poster Competition

Priory pupils were fully engaged in the poster competition which was launched during British Science Week. 

17 March 2022
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British Science Week goes off with a bang

Science teacher Mr Cox led the way with a week-long list of events which had a science theme – and pupils and staff alike all embraced the tasks.

16 March 2022
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British Science Week Bake Off

Thank you to everyone who baked and supported the Science department's bake off in celebration of British Science Week.

7 March 2022
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British Science Week

Science teacher Mr Cox is leading the British Science Week celebrations, with the week starting next Monday, 14 March.

28 January 2022
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Full STEAM ahead for careers fair

This morning pupils were invited to meet local colleges, universities and employers at our careers event to discuss post-16 options in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Maths (STEAM).

24 January 2022
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Science advent calendar competition prize winners

Each school day in December, pupils had to answer a tricky question.

30 November 2021
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December means advent calendars

The start of December means advent calendars. Chocolate, sweets, and... science?! That's right!

17 November 2021
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Science classes turn green!

Miss Nouraghaeii's Year 8 and 10 science classes have become Supersized Climate Heroes and have been awarded a Blue Peter Climate Heroes green badge!

21 October 2021
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Full STEM ahead for Priory's girls

CSI came to Priory as the pupils designed a photofit and admitted it was tricky even with it being someone they knew! 

21 September 2021
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A model start for Year 7 science pupils

Over the summer, Year 7 pupils were tasked with challenges from the English, Maths and Science departments to prepare them for the term ahead.

11 June 2021
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Meet Gary the gecko

A small group of Year 7 students shortlisted the name as part of their role in helping to care for the Science department's animals.

31 May 2021
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Astronomy Club is recruiting Year 8 pupils

The Science department is recruiting current Year 8s to join their astronomy club with a view to taking a GCSE in the subject.

5 May 2021
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Year 7 experiment with science

Year 7 pupils admitted they were 'excited' to use Bunsen Burners as science experiments returned to Priory.

5 May 2021
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Miss Nouraghaeii's science classes are turning green!

It’s a dream to be awarded a coveted Blue Peter Badge – and Priory pupils are working towards being presented with the green version.

12 March 2021
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British Science Week

This week we have been celebrating British Science week: A ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths.

28 September 2020
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Meet the teacher - Ms Kinsman and Miss Deeley

The Science Department have welcomed two new members to their team this month.

23 September 2020
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A model start for Year 7 pupils

Assistant Head of Science, Mrs Massey, was very impressed with the pupils’ science work and wanted to share some of it with the rest of us.