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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24 April 2024

Some people can only see half their dinner plate!

What is Mad Cow disease?!

On Tuesday 23 of April, 2 wonderful scientists came from University College, of the University of London, to give talks on their brain research, and their personal science journey. They talked about different topics such as firing of Neutones, EEG…

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31 October 2023

Article on Elite Scientists session 31 October 23

Elite Scientists project kicks off!

Tuesday 31 October 2023, saw Dr Iryna Benilova from University College London in collaboration with Saint Georges, University of London, came and give an introduction into the brainwaves project. The Elite Scientists were very eager to find out more about…

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11 October 2023

Annual Elite Scientists programme

What's a Prion? 

This was one of the interesting things that was addressed at the Lauch of the Elite Scientists, Tuesday 10 October.  We learn about Kreutzfeldt, Jakob disease, and how it impacted the world community, and we learned about Dr Benilova's research into Prion disease. You can read…

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20 September 2023

Quantum Computers

Quantum Computers


  • Introduction
  • Computer components
  • Quantum physics
  • Quantum computers
  • Applications


For most of our history, human technology consisted of our brains, fire, and sharp sticks. While fire and sharp sticks became power plants and nuclear…

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14 July 2023

Elite Scientist- IRIS Conference 2023

On Tuesday 27th of June, 2023, the Elite Scientists, went to the Fiends Meeting House, in Euston, to give their research findings to more than 500 delegates, from other schools, at the IRIS Conference 2023 (Institute for Research in Schools).  As well as students and teachers from other schools,…

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7 June 2023

Elite Scientist's visit to St. Georges - 19th May 2023

Are those real body parts?!


A question the student were asking themselves when they went into the paramedic simulation room.


On Friday 19 May, both Elite Scientist groups: Short Term Memory and Photovoice groups gave their talks to their fellow peers and academics of Saint…

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24 March 2023


On Tuesday 21st March we took fourteen Y13 Physicists to Cranfield University for the Sandy Gunn Aerospace Careers Programme (SGACP) Network event at their Digital Aviation Research and Technology Centre (DARTeC).

Cranfield University is not particularly well known amongst the general public as…

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