Category Archives: Science

Salters Festival of Chemistry 2018

The Science Department at Ratcliffe College is proud to announce yet another outstanding achievement of four of our Year 8 Science students who took part in the Festival of Chemistry competition, run by the Salters Group on the 7th June 2018 at Leicester University.  The students were Eleni Malhan, Joshua Lee, George Binnie and Victoria Wheatley.  The competition this year was…

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Physics Olympiad Year 10 Challenge

In the Summer Term, all of our Year 10 Triple Award Physics students sat the British Physics Olympiad Year 10 Challenge. This competition, run by the University of Oxford, is designed to engage and challenge students of all abilities by offering them a range of problems to solve. About 6400 students took part from approximately 140 schools, with 34 of…

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Science Taster Morning for Year 5 Grace Dieu pupils

On Thursday 17th May 2018, twenty one Year 5 Grace Dieu Manor School pupils and their teachers, Mrs Norris and Mr Markham, were welcomed to Ratcliffe College to spend the morning in the Science Department in a series of exciting and thought provoking workshops related to the topic of Forces.  The day began with a trio of demonstrations, led by…

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Go4SET Introduction Event, 7th March 2018, University of Nottingham

On Wednesday 7th March 2018, a group of seventeen Year 9 students attended the launch of the science and engineering competition, Go4SET, held at the Engineering and Science Learning Centre within the University of Nottingham’s City Campus. The 17 science enthusiasts were Temi Adiodun, Rachel Astill, Henry Coombs, Joe Davies, Will Evans, Xavier Henderson, Elliot Lindop, Joe Maguire, Mustafa Mamujee,…

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