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Creative stinking! Barnsbury pupils find the fun in science and engineering

29 March, 2019 — By Helen Chapman

Meryem and Clara, 5

YOUNGSTERS in Barnsbury channelled their inner Einstein, working on inventions and experiments as part of their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) studies.

Pupils at St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School have been making their own perfume out of essential oils, experimenting with magnetic slime and competing over who can make the best car.

Kaian, Kosteck, Florence and Fletcher

Toby, age 6, said: “I won the competition because my car went the furthest the fastest.”

Ezgi and Iqra, 8

Tamsin Jones, science lead at St Andrew’s, said: “I wanted to promote science in classrooms and show how to do it in a creative way.

Rosie and Star, 6

“They love it and everyone’s learning from each other.

Thomas and Sara, 8

“We were supported by Dyson who donated a fan for our experiments and Culpeper Gardens who have donated us some tadpoles.

Twins Toby and Gabreil, 6

“They arrived today which is very exciting.”

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