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We have just about recovered from our incredible day at the Big Bang Fair last Saturday, where we were joined by the MT from Irchester’s Lab_13, who worked the NEC like true proffesionals! We spent most of the morning creating copious amounts of slime! Much to the delight of our young visitors, and dismay of … continue reading
Sunday 11th September 2011 We began the Celebration Event with a day of inspiration and innovation from the Creative Sparks. Joined by mentors, and guests Kate Andrews and Sian Prime, the day was spent introducing new ideas and experiences that the Sparks had come up with, and after a well earned lunch, Kate and Sian led sessions … continue reading
As part of our farewell to Ignition* as it currently stands, we have produced an evaluation document, bringing together all the lessons we have learned and findings around STEM in schools from the past 4 years. Click the link to read more about the Ignition* programme, what it delivered and the impact it made on … continue reading
As a Creative Spark, in return for a grant to fund personal development and creative projects, I am acting as an ambassador for creativity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the East Midlands and further afield. I got involved through being nominated for the award by the Lincolnshire and Rutland Education Business Partnership … continue reading
Our fantastic Lab_13-ers at Irchester Primary school have been creating new and creative science videos, featured on Planet Science!
The Magic Butterflies 2 min Trailer from Steve Poxson on Vimeo. The House of Scattergood, Bamboozle Theatre and Enabling Electronics have come together, and with support from the Sci Art Fusions strand of Ignition*, have developed a truly spectacular piece of technology, which enables young people with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties to find their voice through movement. Here … continue reading