Year 8 students captured the emulsification of lipids (or in this case, sunflower oil) in the duodenum (a kitchen glass), using bile (a squeeze of fairy liquid)! Year 9 student Sylvie, meanwhile, swapped pen and paper for camera and, er, lentils to create a charming stop motion video on the menstrual cycle – clearly a girl with her finger on the pulse(s).
Inside the covid classroom: biology on film
Year 8 changes everything: news from the drama department
The drama department has posted out: one carrot peeler, two pairs of yellow marigolds, 19 rolls of green paper and six tripods…The year 8 cast of This Changes Everything could now begin filming their play, while Mrs Mapstone directs from Zoom.
Behind every stressed child…
Parenting is tough. Parenting teenage girls, perhaps tougher. Parenting those teenage girls while locked down in the same house, navigating a global pandemic? Bit of a challenge.
Turning the Tide(way): City girls in science
Year 8 took a deep dive into the science of water this City Girls in Science Day. Off timetable for the morning, the year group partnered with Tideway to learn about their work constructing London's new 'super sewer', aimed at reinvigorating the city's otherwise historic network.