Science brought to life in the classroom

Youngsters at Sutton Community Academy taking part in Science Week.
Youngsters at Sutton Community Academy taking part in Science Week.

A host of fun and educational activities and events was enjoyed by year-seven pupils at Sutton Community Academy to mark Science Week.

The highlight was a visit from the ‘Street Science’ team at Newcastle University. It gave a workshop that brought science to life with a series of performances and demonstrations, which the youngsters were allowed to try themselves.

It's thumbs up from students at Sutton Community Academy during Science Week.

It's thumbs up from students at Sutton Community Academy during Science Week.

There was also a visit from Animal House Zoo in Chesterfield, which brought along animals including a skunk, meerkats, snakes and creepy crawlies. And the school staged its own sensory science event and solar system event.

Goggles on for two girls trying a scientific experiment at Sutton Community Academy.

Goggles on for two girls trying a scientific experiment at Sutton Community Academy.

One of the pupils meets a slippery friend during a visit from Animal House Zoo.

One of the pupils meets a slippery friend during a visit from Animal House Zoo.