We had an incredibly exciting end to our science week as Dr Graham Turnock, CEO of the UK Space Agency, came to visit our school. He did a fantastic interactive assembly for all of the children, and answered lots of the questions they had for him, including:
- How did you become the CEO of the UK Space Agency?
- Does it feel hot or cold in space?
- How are stars made?
- How long does it take to reach the international space station?
Dr Turnock enjoyed lunch at Maylands and then left a small gift for each child; a copy of The Usborne Official Astronaut's Handbook.
After Dr Turnock's visit to the school, the children were inspired to explore Space themselves- so they did!
Presenting now, a video scripted and filmed by children from across Early Years and Key Stage 1. Enjoy! (Thank you to the UK Space Agency for the loan of a replica spacesuit!)