The Primary Science Programme (Histon and Impington Junior School, Cambridge) - Schools Together
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The Primary Science Programme (Histon and Impington Junior School, Cambridge)

Partner state schools also include: St Mary's Ely.

The Primary Science Programme, funded by SHINE and The Chemistry Network, is focused on Year 6 students from three local primary schools.  The events are run on Saturday mornings and are designed to provide, enrich and enthuse opportunities across the whole of science.

Aims

Provide enthuse and enrich activities in science thereby raising students interest and attainment in science. Targeted at the transition year – Year 6.

 

Background

The programme in the current format started at the beginning of the last academic year.

It follows the SHINE programme which started in April 2012.

Resources

It uses the King's Ely science facilities and is led by former Chemistry Teacher and now Partnership Coordinator, Andrew Thompson.

It is using residual funding from the SHINE programme (with a little from The Chemistry Network residual funding) that started April 2012.  This is funding driven – this year funding has allowed for 10 events.

Pupil Involvement

Year 6 (10/11 years of age) - boys and girls.

 

Frequency

Events are held on Saturday mornings.