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Year 9 Options Evening, 31 January 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Learners attend workshop at prestigious University

Fifteen aspiring chemists attended an Analysis and Spectroscopy Workshop in December at Leeds University.

Firstly our Year 13 learners had a tour around the Chemistry building. Post-graduate students then presented their research to them before commencing the workshop which saw our learners use a range of analytical techniques such as infrared spectroscopy and thin-layer chromatography to identify an unknown pain killer.

The workshop was challenging but very interesting and our learners experienced the university labs and equipment; a very worthwhile visit to enhance our A-level Chemistry topics.