Search

Havering students get up close and personal to a snake and spider as part of National Science and Engineering week.

18:45 08 April 2013

Students got up close and personal to a giant tarantula during National Science and Engineering week

Students got up close and personal to a giant tarantula during National Science and Engineering week

Archant

Daring students had the chance to hold one of the world’s largest snakes as part of National Science and Engineering week.

More than 500 primary school pupils got up close and personal to a boa constrictor snake and a giant tarantula at Royal Liberty School in Upper Brentwood Road, Romford recently.

Assistant headteacher, Lisa Stuchfield said: “We have been running special activities for science week for several years, but this was the largest event ever.

“It is a great opportunity for our school to spread the excitement of science onto the next generation.”

The theme of this year’s event was discovery and invention and students had fun taking part in chemistry experiments.

The event also saw youngsters from Parklands School in Havering Road, Romford being crowned as winners of a poster competition.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Man Inserting Voting Paper into a Ballot Box

Take part in our live social media hustings this evening when you’ll be able to quiz all the candidates standing in Dagenham and Rainham in this year’s general election.

Man Inserting Voting Paper into a Ballot Box

Take part in our live social media hustings this evening when you’ll be able to quiz all the candidates standing in Hornchurch and Upminster in this year’s general election.

Man Inserting Voting Paper into a Ballot Box

Take part in our live social media hustings this evening when you’ll be able to quiz all the candidates standing in Romford in this year’s general election.

Mead Primary School                 Image: Google Maps

Some parents took their children out of class this morning after a primary school warned police were searching for a man in the area.

Most read news

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Two phones. Same phone case. Genius.

To celebrate the launch of the first luxury dual phone case, PearPeel, we are giving away two of the black leather Rocha cases, perfect for holding two iPhone 6 handsets.

Spruce up for spring with this beauty bundle from Justmylook!

Looking to update your look for spring? Well, you’re in luck.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder