Smelting metals

Smelting metals

Upper Schoolroom have been smelting metals this week. Starting with lead ore and blocks of charred wood they have simulated a blast furnace by using blow-pipes to super-heat the charcoal. This sample of lead was made by Max Cooper and Toby Shillabeer—it took a lot of...
Pi Day

Pi Day

It was Pi Day on Thursday 14 March.  The Maths Department and students created a fun video reciting Pi to over 4000 decimal places and yet again the students competed to see who could memorise Pi to the most decimal places.  Middle Schoolroom managed to get to 67...
UKMT Senior Challenge

UKMT Senior Challenge

Students for College 1 and College 2 achieved 1 gold, 3 silver and 16 bronze certificates in this year’s UKMT Senior Maths Challenge. Over 80,000 students from across the UK returned scripts for the Senior Maths Challenge with the top 10% receiving a gold...
Eco-Bricks Update

Eco-Bricks Update

Would you like to get involved in our Eco Bricks Campaign? We’d love as many bottles as possible to be made over the festive period so we can recycle our waste and build something amazing, like a sofa… Watch our video to explain exactly what bottles you...
Eco-Bricks

Eco-Bricks

BEAST will be collecting Eco Bricks after Christmas to make some furniture for school. These bottles need to be of the same type, so we have established a collection system for the next few weeks to sort and process the bottles. • Bins will be placed in common rooms...
Fake News Results

Fake News Results

Fake News Results We can reveal, following up the last newsletter item entitled Fake News, that Study B—suggesting that an over- abundance of toys can stifle toddler creativity—was real (and it wasn’t really by Cassandra Balder, but actually by Dauch et al.)....