Category Archives: Science

Science Taster Morning for Year 6 Grace Dieu pupils

On Monday 6th November 2017, ten Year 6 Grace Dieu Manor School pupils and their teacher, Mrs McDermott, 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 Mr Chorley. The children…

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Launch of the new Ratcliffe Science logo

The Science Department are very excited to introduce their new Science logo, seen on display in the photograph below. The 5 chemical elements of Radium (Ra), Technetium (Tc), Lithium (Li), Fluorine (F) and Iron (Fe) have been used to ingeniously spell out the name of the college. This logo will be used to promote all future Science related articles and…

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Go4SET Celebration and Assessment Day, Thursday 22nd June

A record number of schools took part in this year’s Go4SET competition, with a total of 52 teams representing 34 schools from the Midlands region. The competition finally concluded with the Celebration and Assessment Day on Thursday 22nd June, held at the Ricoh Arena, and Ratcliffe had a record-high three teams in the competition, each made up of five or…

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Ratcliffe Science students are Top of the Bench! – 8th June 2017

The dynamic Science Department at Ratcliffe College is proud to announce the outstanding achievement of four of our Year 8 Science students who took part in the prestigious Festival of Chemistry competition, run by the Salters Group on the 8th June 2017 at Leicester University.  The students were Oliver Hunt, Nigel Denham, Annie Rose Reddin and, Marley Totton.  The competition was…

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