Planet Pals have now planet the Rocket Seeds and one set have started growing already.
Two kilograms of rocket (Eruca sativa) seeds were launched on Soyuz 44S on 02 September 2015 with European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Andreas Mogensen and his crew, arriving on the International Space Station (ISS) two days later. British ESA astronaut Tim Peake took charge of the seeds while on the [...]
Jackie Mann who is the Engineering Manager from WHP Partnership presenting the Big Bang Finalists with their customised T Shirts. We are very grateful for the support we have received from this company.
Year 8 set 1 Science worked with Dan Williams from the Institute of Civil Engineers to gain experience of working in teams to see who could build the strongest bridge using KNex.
Mrs Whitmell is proud to report that we are the only school to have been invited by Newcastle University Robinson Library to assist the staff in an action research project aimed to improve the way they engage children with Britain’s cultural digital content. The staff asked our pupils to select the [...]
Monkseaton Middle School has been awarded the Gold science award for secondary science by the National Science Learning Centre and National STEM Centre. We were notified of the award which included the following quote: “Your school has successfully demonstrated excellence in the use of learning and teaching, leadership and management, [...]
As part of the Classifying Critters topic, Year 6 were privileged to to able to handle some animals as part of a roadshow in school. Snakes, stick insects, gecko, and even a giant rabbit too.
On Monday 2nd November Mrs Whitmell took the 8 girls who have reached the finals of the Big Bang Fair to be interviewed on BBC Radio Newcastle by Jon Harle. You can hear the interview by clicking here. (The girls interview starts 38 minutes 15 seconds into the show)
We are pleased to announce that the school science department has been awarded the Gold Quality mark as recognition of all the excellent learning taking place within school.
Monkseaton Middle School's environmental group have harvested their first in school grown produce. In the picture above you can see they are presenting Mrs Charlton with a school grown onion. Well done everyone!