Search

Squirrels Heath Infant and Junior Schools build bridges during ‘science day’ - with newspaper and sticky tape

PUBLISHED: 16:27 08 July 2013 | UPDATED: 16:27 08 July 2013

Parents and children build bridges using newspaper

Parents and children build bridges using newspaper

Archant

Newspaper, string and sticky tape were the only materials available to a group of aspiring engineers at Squirrels Heath Infant and Junior Schools.

The Gidea Park schools recently held a “science day” to celebrate National Science and Engineering Week, at which pupils and parents were tasked with building bridges using office supplies.

Infants headteacher Christine Drew said: “It was great to see so many families and friends working together and enjoying the sunshine too.

“The event was a great success and we hope to do more joint activities with the junior school that allow the parents a chance to work alongside their children and build a strong school community.”

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Latest Romford News Stories

59 minutes ago

A special ground breaking ceremony was held last week to celebrate the start of ground works on a new state-of-the-art purpose built school.

A driver who failed to stop at the scene of a crash, which killed a speeding 23-year-old motorcyclist, has been given a fourth month suspended sentence.

A perverted teenager who sexually assaulted two women and girls aged 11 and 13 in Havering parks has been handed a 12 month referral order.

Yesterday, 19:01

Due to a trespass incident between Chadwell Heath and Romford, all lines are curently blocked.

Yesterday, 18:06

The final acts and entertainment of the borough’s biggest summer event, the Havering Show, have been unveiled.

Yesterday, 15:06

Not enough was done to shut down an alleged illegal rave where two men were shot and another stabbed this weekend, angry residents claim.

Yesterday, 13:35

Veteran midwife Sheila Baldwin has helped plenty of babies into world but she is retiring from the NHS after 30 years of service.

Yesterday, 12:40

A driver had a lucky escape in the early hours of Sunday morning when they walked away unscathed from a crash that had left their badly damaged car on its roof.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read news

Show Job Lists

News from your area

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now