2 May 2019

Great Exhibition Road Festival 2019, Here we Come!

The Elite Scientists have an amazing opportunity to have a stall at the Great Exhibition Road Festival 2019, on 29th and 30th June 2019. This is AMAZING!!!!!!!

Usually, William Perkin Elite Scientists are blessed enough to present their scientific data at the Imperial Festival (and always…

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30 April 2019

Lung Workshop by Dr Rebecca Holloway

Tuesday 30th April saw Dr Rebecca Holloway, COPD expert (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), from Imperial College, give an excellent talk and lung dissection in the Performance Centre. It was a brilliant afternoon, each student received a free gift for coming.

They all enjoyed…

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12 March 2019

Science Update - March 2019

Take a deep breath! That’s what the students had to do on Tuesday 12th March 2019.

Dr Rebecca Holloway came in and helped the students take their FEV1:FVC ratio, for the lung project. They were using state-of-the-art equipment, to measure these values, the same type that is used in hospitals…

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12 February 2019

3D Lung Science

3D Lung Science by Dr Tankut Guney Imperial College

On Tuesday 12th February Dr Tankut Guney, rom Imperial College, came to give a special talk about his research in 3D modelling of chronic lung disease. It was a very stimulating talk, and it felt like we were transported to a lecture theatre…

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29 January 2019

Science Update - January 2019

Over the last few weeks, the Elite Scientists have been working hard on their project. They have been creating tables, to put in their gas and particulate data, so that it will be fit for purpose for their scientific poster. Elliot, from 10W, came to teach the group how to work with Google Sheets…

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16 October 2018

Elite Scientist Update November 2018

Why is that Mucus Green?!

On Tuesday 16th October, Dr Rebecca Holloway came to speak to Sets 1 and 2 of Years 7, 8 and 9, about the new Elite Scientist project 4.0, that will start in November 2018.

Dr Holloway spoke about villages in India exposed to particulates, and dung cakes, (not the…

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11 September 2018

The Royal Society Young Book Prize 2018

Shortlist 2018

William Perkin are one of 350 schools in the country to be selected to read and judge the 6 shortlisted books for the Royal Society Young Book Prize 2018.

The winning author wins £10,000. The great thing is that the young people in the UK get to choose the final winner. This…

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6 July 2018

Good News All Round!

£1000 grant from the Worshipful Company of Armourers and Brasiers

The Science Department have won a £1000 science grant from the Worshipful Company of Armourers and Brasiers, to do an in-depth study on: “The effect of polluting gases from the A40, on lung function of students”. The new Elite…

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18 May 2018

Research at Imperial College

Research-mania at Imperial College!

The Elite Scientists spent the day with their science partner, Dr Rebecca Holloway, who arranged an amazing day with different activities, such as a lab tour, looking at macrophage cells under a light and confocal microscopes, the latter of which have images…

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11 May 2018

Founder's Day 2018

Faaaaaaaantastic Founder's Day: Medicine, Mind and Molecules

Friday 11th May was Founders Day, the day our school was Founded in 2013. On this day many personnel come in to share their expertise and research with all the students. All day, the different scientists did varied interesting…

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30 April 2018

Imperial Festival 2018

On Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th April 2018, the 15 Elite Scientists 3.0, relayed their research: “Living on the A40: Air Pollution and Our Lungs” to countless members (20000!) of the general public.

They chatted about their results and demonstrated both lung capacity and sheep lung…

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5 March 2018

Meteor Scientists Analyse Data for Natural History Museum

Meteor scientists have been analysing all the meteor data uploaded from the school computer, captured by our camera on the roof of the school. All the data they hone each month will go up on Twitter by Dr Ashley King from The Natural History Museum, which goes round the world, via their contacts,…

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