Tag: Year 9

Sophie Ennis Finishes Runner Up in Ocean Rescue Competition

Earlier this year, students were encouraged to enter Sky’s Ocean Rescue Competition. The girls had to write a 600-word blog to inform people of the problems that plastics can cause in the oceans. We are delighted that Sophie Ennis in Year 9 has been chosen as one of just five runners up in the competition. […]

International Women in Engineering Day

To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day, some Year 7 and Year 9 students at Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School were set the challenge of investigating and building structures in their Physics and Technology lessons. The girls had to work together to produce a a structure that could support a small weight, using only spaghetti and […]

Physics Students Visit Jodrell Bank

On Friday last week a group of 30 year 9 Physics students visited the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire. Its main feature is an enormous 250ft tall radio telescope – the third largest moveable radio telescope in the world. During the day, the pupils learned about the research carried out by British scientists using this […]