St Mary's Awarded Science School of Excellence
Fantastic news this week as St Mary's were awarded 'School of Excellence' status in partnership with the Primary Science Quality Mark and BBC's 'Terrific Scientific' campaign.
As a result of the hard work and dedication of our pupils; and Miss Winter's leadership, St Mary's students undertook a series of investigations designed to stimulate critical thinking.
Currently, fewer than 15% of 10-14 year olds aspire to pursue a career as a scientist, leaving the UK with a potential skills shortage.
The BBC have partnered with leading universities to create a series of child-friendly nationwide scientific investigations. The data gathered is sent to the universities and feeds into real academic studies.