Category Archives: Extra Curricular Activities

Underwater volcanoes!

EF48807B-342F-44A7-88FD-F4DE782FC03A The Science Club Crew recently had a go at making underwater volcanoes. They used hot water and food colouring in bottles and jugs to create this fantastic effect. The…

Rubber eggs!

The Science Clubbers experimented with eggs recently. We soaked regular eggs in different vinegar solutions and predicted what might happen.  A week later, we observed the results! The eggs that…

Running Club Easter Prize Giving

Well done to all the runners who turned up on Tuesday. No park run due to torrential rain but we still had a fun session. Certificates and prizes were given…

Science Club make ‘plastic cheese’

The Science Club took part in a British Science Week experiment this week. They made ‘plastic cheese’ by adding vinegar to warm milk. Once they’d done that, they strained the…

Science Club dig deep

Over the last two weeks,  Science Club have been archaeologists! First we made our own fossils using salt dough. Then we used trowels and paintbrushes to carefully extract our fossils…

Running Club Lunchtime Session

We had a great lunch time session in Victoria Park, on Tuesday.  Jamal from Aberdeen Grammar School set a fast pace! Lots of personal bests were broken despite the brief…

Science Club get spinning!

The pupils in Science Club were tasked to make moving K’nex structures. They made their models and then made electrical circuits to get their models moving. Here they are: Click…

Science Club get building

We have been investigating how to conduct a fair experiment. The pupils were all given the same materials, the same amount of time, and the same brief; to build a…

Science Club investigate pH

We investigated pH, using a natural pH indicator…cranberry juice! The cranberry juice is naturally acidic, so when we added bicarbonate of soda (an alkaline substance), the cranberry juice turned a…

Science Club make cloud dough

The pupils in Science Club have been investigating ‘variables’ and ‘constants’ in experiments. They were tasked with making ‘cloud dough’ and were told what it should look and feel like….