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EVENTS, WORKSHOPS AND VISITS: 2015-16 (Page 1 of 2)


STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) related workshops, clubs, visits and activities at Ifield Community College in Crawley.


29th September – STEM ambassadors induction at ICC (DCu)

22nd October, 6-8.30pm - KS4 & 5 STEM Family Challenge (DCu, JLo)

18-20th November, all day – Gossops Green Science Fair support (Science dept + 2 x Y12 students)

20th November, all dayY7 Thales Scratch winners on site visit (NFr)

10th December (2 hours)Y10 Antweight robot challenge (DCu / ARo)

26th January, 5-7.30pm – “Women in STEM” educators-professionals forum at Millais (DCu)

27th January, all day“EDT / RAF sponsored Girls in STEM Day” (DCu / SVe)

3rd February, ½ day – 8 x Y12 students site visit to CGG (LBu)

9th February, 6-8.30pm - Y8 STEM Family Challenge (DCu, CGa, SVe)

15th – 19th February – 5 x KS4 & 5 students on work experience at Thales

16th March, 6-8pm “IET Great Egg Race” (STEMSussex / DCu)

21st March, all day (UoB Compact) – 15 x Y10 students on Chemistry taster day (LBu)

Saturday 14th May, all day – STEM in the Park

12th May, 4-6pm - Employer and School/College Engagement Event, National Careers Service, Crawley Borough Council and STEM Sussex

June / July – Thales’ Treasure Hunt (6 week introduction to electronics), tbc

June / July – Thales’ Scratch Competition, tbc

14th June, P3 & 4 –  WP (UoB Compact) / STEMSussex “Forensics” workshop for 30 x Y10 students (LBu)

29th June, all day120 students to “Big Bang South East” (DCu)

30th June – Y6 into Y7 evening, tbc

1st July, all day –  30 x Y5 locality school students attending ICC for “Y5 STEM Day” (DCu)

SummerWP STEM and Biology summer schools

SummerY12 4-6 week Nuffield placements


Y8 STEM Club

Running currently on Wednesdays, 3-4pm - just drop in!

(venues change - see registers each week for details)


Each week we change the challenge to look at a different aspects of STEM . . .


Assorted write-ups:

1. Pneumatic rockets

2. Non-Newtonian slime

3. Interactive Maths

4. Fun with leftovers (Food)

5. Structures (marshmallows & spaghetti)

6. Thales' Treasure Hunt

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