Lab_13 Clubs

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As part of Lab_13, we run a wide range of clubs:

  • after school clubs 3 times a week led by Kristina Castle our Scientist in Residence,
  • pupil led lunchtime clubs,
  • even full day workshops during the holidays, open to pupils from other schools as well.

All clubs can be booked by parents through your PMX account each term. Places are limited, and available on a first come first served basis.

Wednesday: Year 1-2 Science Club

1 3SC We went on a rainbow hunt

A chance for children to explore and investigate, with short and hands on experiments.

We take part in the Crest Award, where for every investigation children are awarded a star sticker to fill in their logbooks, working towards their Crest Star Certificate and badge.

During the summer months we are often outside investigating the habitats around our school, while in winter we look at every day and scientific mysteries in the lab.



ScienceClubAs well as shorter “wow” experiments, we work on longer projects that the pupils choose.

Past projects have included making motor driven Lego models, cataloguing the wildlife living in our pond and making the longest possible marble run!


Thursday  : LAB_13 Committee Club

LAB 13 COMMITTEE CLUBThis club is specifically for the Lab_13 Committee. Children from year 5 and 6 can apply to join the committee each term- they are then interviewed and voted for by the current committee members.

The committee helps to run the lab and decide what activities to do: committee club is their time to look after the lab pets, write the blog and decide what experiments to do next week!

Family Lab working together making wineFriday : Family Lab

Every Friday the lab doors are opened to all pupils and their families to investigate and experiment together.

This is a lovely opportunity for parents and other family members to find out what their children get up to in the lab; by trying out experiments together and learning from each other.

This Club is free and no booking is needed, just turn up on any Friday to see what we’ll be up to that week! Find the lab in the KS2 building, opening onto the upper playground.



lunchlab Investigating leaves using microscopes on the playground

Every week the Lab_13 Committee members come up with a simple experiment they can share with the rest of the school on the playground at lunchtime.

From creating camouflaged butterflies, measuring the wind with bubbles and investigating the world under a microscope, the Lab brings a new dimension to the activities available to children on the playground.

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Upcoming School Events

5 Oct
2ET Class Assembly - KS2 Hall
Date Wed, 05 Oct 2022 9:00 am - 9:30 am
7 Oct
Family Lab Drop in
Fri, 07 Oct 2022 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
12 Oct
1FC Class Assembly - KS2 Hall
Wed, 12 Oct 2022 9:00 am - 9:30 am
14 Oct
Family Lab Drop in
Fri, 14 Oct 2022 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm