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GCSE Science Live!

Inspiration from World Class Scientists at GCSE Science Live!

Some of the best British scientists from all fields demonstrated the wonders of the universe in a series of seminars at the GCSE Science Live! event this term.  We were lucky enough to have 35 year 10 science students participate and learn about cutting edge embryology from Professor Lord Robert Winston as well as explore the possibilities of worm holes from BBC4 presenter and eminent physicist Professor Jim Al-Khalil.  All students were inspired by the presentations, shich also included some top exam advice from a senior examiner.  Indeed, Jade from 10R said

It was great! Very informative.  I learnt a lot about what I should and shouldn't write and do in my Science exams.

  Abby, also from 10R, added

I enjoyed the physics talk about worm holes and space.  It was a great experience and I'm glad I went.

A truly inspiring day for our future science leaders!

Other students commented...

Fun and informative. Gotta love Trilobites.Temmuz, 10R
I really enjoyed Robert Winston’s talk on fertility. It was extremely inspirational and his passion for his field of work was contagious.Maya, 10S
I really enjoyed the talk about time travel. I did not realise it was even a possibility and it was very excitingAthena, 10S
The experience was sensationalDiyar, 10k
I enjoyed hearing other people’s view points on the topics addressed and seeing how people think about things in a different way to how I doValerie, 10S
I had a lot of fun on the trip. I also enjoyed thinking about space and time travel.Jade, 10R
I learnt a lot of mildly upsetting facts about the female reproduction processSaskia, 10k
I never knew that trilobites were so important to finding out the structure of our planetAran, 10S
I learnt a lot about how IVF was created and it was very interesting.Giulia Lo Iacono 10x
I learnt a lot about space travel and space exploration programmes that I didn’t know even existedHollen, 10X
I found it very interesting. I was especially intrigued by the theoretical concepts of time travel and found Dr. Robert Winston very entertaining.Jim, 10L
I enjoyed the trip quite a lot with most of the speakers being very intriguing and teaching me new things or things I did know in greater detail for example, space travel and the actual journey of the sex cells. What really added to the trip was the location we were in, the theatre was quite grand and the seats were very comfortable to sit in for long periods of time.Christopher, 10E
The trip was very informative and interesting. I especially enjoyed the presentation about space travel and the IVF process.Alicem, 10E
The trip was extremely informative. I especially enjoyed Robert Winston’s talk on genetic diseases and Jim al-Khalili’s discussion of whether time travel is possible.Anas, 10X