Annual Humphry Davy Lecture
THE MAGIC OF SOAP BUBBLES
Presented by Professor Cyril Isenberg OBE, University of Kent
Everyone has enjoyed blowing bubbles. The scientific and artistic communities have also been fascinated by bubbles; from nuclear physicists to cosmologists and from architects to artists.
The lecture that Professor Isenberg gave demonstrated ,on a large scale, the vibrational properties, the equilibrium and non-equilibrium surfaces and the colours of bubbles and soap films. A property of bubbles is that they will take up the smallest area possible in their formation; the professor showed how this property is used to help in road planning. He gave the example of four towns needing to be connected by the shortest (and so cheapest) road network. By using two Perspex plates and metal pins representing the towns he demonstrated the ideal road network – a surprise shape to all!
Y7 trip to Canterbury Cathedral
11 May 2017
Year 7 travelled to Canterbury Cathedral on Tuesday as part of their studies about Henry II and Thomas Becket.
05 May 2017
Pupils step up to the next level
28 April 2017
A number of our pupils have been selected for a variety Kent County squads this term. Such selection is a fantastic achievement with Kent being a large and competitive sporting county.
Y5 Learning about the Tudors
28 April 2017
Year 5 have been on two History trips this term in connection with the Tudors.
26 January 2014
In this week's news...
Year 3 Roman Day
22 January 2014
Year 3 had a fantastic day with our Roman friends on Friday 17th January.
Year 4 British Museum Trip
20 January 2014
On Monday 20th January, Year 4 went to the British Museum. It was fun!
Head's Lines - Inspection Report Autumn 2013
13 December 2013
Excellent, excellent, excellent, excellent, excellent, excellent, excellent, excellent and excellent!