9 July 2024

A Level Physics trip to Geneva

30 students from William Perkin 6th Form enjoyed a fantastic trip to visit CERN (Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucéaire) and experience the city of Geneva in Switzerland. Here are some of the highlights enjoyed by the A-level Physicists:

Day 1

An early start with a 6am flight out of…

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27 June 2024

Founders Day 2024

This year's Founders Day was packed full of stimulating, hands-on experiences for the whole school to participate in.

One of our sixth formers has produced an article about the day:

Article written by: Kaylan | Edited by: Kalina |

On this year’s Founder’s Day, students were off timetable…

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26 June 2024

IRIS Conference

Science Science Science!

On Tuesday 25th of June, 2024, the Elite Scientists went to the Friends Meeting House in Euston, to give their research findings to more than 500 delegates, from other schools.  As well as students and teachers from other schools, there were academics who were also…

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17 June 2024

Wow! I have a brain!

This was a statement we heard quite alot at The Great Exhibition Road Festival 2024, which took place on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16  of June.  It was a brilliant event.  On both days, the students shared their research findings with members of the public. They were confident, clear, enthusiastic,…

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13 June 2024

Beta cells work together like a football team! Well, who'd have thought it?!

On Wednesday 12 June, Dr Lydia Daniels-Gatward came to speak to the Year 9, sets 1-3. Science Core Elective students on Diabetes. 

Dr Daniels-Gatward, is a Postdoc. who works on the sex differences in Diabetes, at Kings College London, University of London.  

Things that Dr Daniels-Gatward…

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20 May 2024

Imperial College 2024

Wow! So this is what it is like to be an Undergraduate student at University.  

On Friday 17 May, the Elite Scientists visited Imperial College to present their findings of their project "The effect of various activities on the brainwave patterns of Year 7-9 students”. They elicited a lot of…

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8 May 2024

Ouch! Taking Cerebrospinal Fluid sounds too painful

On Tuesday 7 May, Dr Iryna Benilova and Mrs. Huda Al-Doujaily and Miss Tatiana Jakubcova, came from University College, London to do the second workshop on  the brain. It was very interesting! The workshop kicked off with a brilliant talk by Dr. Iryna Benilova, on Alzheimer's disease, Prion…

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6 March 2024

Is that Prof Saiful Islam?

Is that Professor Saiful Islam?! No way!!

Professor Islam was one of the speakers that the 6 Elite Scientists saw relaying research about different sorts of batteries, and the future regarding them. 

The Elite Scientists had to set up their stand and relay their research to other…

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17 January 2024

Myndband brainsets

"Analyse This!"

This was the main activity that the Elite Scientists did  

on Tuesday 16 January.  After weeks of data collection using the Myndband brainsets, the Elite Scientists could finally start analysing their data using Myndplayer Pro Software.   Dr Iryna  Benilova, came to be…

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19 December 2023

Article 19 Dec 23

"Shhhhhh! We are doing a quiz"


This was one of the activities that the Elite Scientists had to do whilst wearing their Mydband EEG headset.  

On Tuesday 19 December, Dr Iryna  Benilova, came to be with the Elite Scientists, to help them  continue to collecti data for their project: "…

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7 December 2023

Go get that Ping Pong ball!

On Tuesday 5 of December, Dr Iryna  Benilova, came to be with the Elite Scientists, to help them pair  their Myndband headsets, with their computers, so that they could continue collecting data for their project: " The Effect of various activities on the Brainwave Patterns of students".  The…

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27 November 2023

Article 27 November 2023

Is it paired yet?


This was the common question asked 

on Tuesday 27th of November, when Dr Iryna  Benilova, came to be with the Elite Scientists, to help them  pair  their Myndband headsets, with their computers, so that they could start their project: " The Effect of various activities…

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