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Year 10 All About Eyeballs

Year 10 Biology pupils have been carrying out eyeball dissections as part of their topic on the human nervous system. They have learned about the structure and function of different parts of the brain and have recently been learning how all the different parts of the eyeball are related to…

Year 10 Rates of Reaction

Year 10 investigated the effect of adding different types of catalyst and enzyme to the rate of a reaction. Several measuring cylinders were set up each containing a little washing up liquid and a small amount of a catalyst for the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide was poured into…

Year 9 Heart Dissection

Year 9 have been dissecting hearts. They have learned about the blood and blood vessels and are in the process of learning how the structure of the heart is related to its function. It is possible to learn about the function of the heart from diagrams, models and animations. However,…

Year 8 Investigate

Year 8 have been testing a leaf for the presence of starch during their topic of photosynthesis. In a colourful investigation, Year 8 managed to remove all the chlorophyll (green pigment) from their leaves so that they could then use iodine to identify the presence of starch. When photosynthesis has…

Romeo and Juliet at The Globe

Year 6, 10 and 11 went on a trip to The Globe Theatre to see Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. It was great afternoon out despite the grey weather. Pupils enjoyed a tasty lunch sitting in St Paul’s Cathedral gardens and the play was enjoyed by everyone. “It was a fulfilling…

House Netball Competition 2019

On the last Friday before half term we had our annual House Netball Competition.  This year was closer than ever between our 4 houses. There was some great netball played and in the true Braeside spirit.  For the first time in many years the eventual winner was Fry, who demonstrated…

Read, Steady, Cook!

Chartwells (the company that provide all Oak-Tree pupils with their school meals) came into Braeside today for their annual roadshow called Ready, Set, Cook. This is a cooking competition between the green team and the red team. Riya, Zaneta and Miss Krist formed the green team and Mrs Alahi, Kiera…