Salter’s Festival of Chemistry

On Tuesday two teams of Year 8 pupils attended the Salter’s Festival of Chemistry at the University of Hull.

The day consisted of two challenges:

The morning activity called ‘One of Our Elements is Missing’ saw the students use chemical tests on samples left at a crime scene to identify a thief.

The afternoon activity had the students investigating the sulphate content of Coca Cola and the effectiveness of wax in waterproofing paper.

An enjoyable day was had, and one of the teams achieved a fantastic 3rd place in the competition.

The following boys came 3rd and received a prize certificate:
William Pybus
Adam Houldridge
Max Donnelly
Zak Benson

The following boys also entered the competition and received a participation certificate:
Muhammad Hussain
Matthew Wild
Saqib Choudhury
Enis Ozer