Y10 Girls in Physics trip
On Thursday 12th of July a group of eight Year 10 students attended a ‘Girls in Physics’ taster day at the University of Nottingham’s Physics department. The day began with an introduction to some of the University’s female physics graduates and PhD students who described their routes through education. After this we were lucky enough to be addressed by Ed Copeland (Professor of Physics) before the lab experience began.
The first experiment outlined an actual GCSE scenario regarding an electric motor and calculating its efficiency. All of the practical work they took part in had a focus on experimental error and uncertainties and was as close to replicating a university lab as the students have ever experienced. NUAST students performed exceptionally, achieving accurate results and interpreting the usual sources of error well.
After an impressive campus tour we were treated to a lecture by Dr Meghan Gray about her impressive achievements to end up as an Associate Professor in Astronomy and Particle Theory in Nottingham.
Finally we were able to experience an exciting array of quantum levitation, a musical tesla coil, a flaming Rubens’ tube and liquid nitrogen experiments before the Senior Experimental Officer, Chris Staddon said farewell to us.
The experience provided an incredibly useful insight into studying Physics at university and our students particularly enjoyed the interesting lectures and practical elements from the day.
- Y10 Girls in Physics trip
Some lucky NUAST students attended a day hosted by The University of Nottingham. (13/07/2018)
- Rocket trip at Kimberly school
The trip was organised by the University of Nottingham and the Ogdon trust. (21/06/2018)
- Y12 Chemists educational visit to The University of Nottingham
Chemistry lectures and thunder and lightning demonstrations (24/01/2017)
- NUAST students come second from 200 schools!
Chemistry Challenge (20/01/2016)
- Sixth form enrolment
Enrolment for NUAST Sixth form opens on August 23rd (GCSE Results day) (Whole School - 21/08/2018)
- GCSE Results Collection
GCSE results will be available for collection from 8.45 on Thursday 23rd August. (Whole School - 21/08/2018)
- NUAST Achieves Outstanding A Level Results for 2018
For the third year running, NUAST has achieved outstanding A level and BTEC results. (Whole School - 16/08/2018)
- Return to school dates - September 2018
Please check below for the dates that you return to/ start at NUAST (Whole School - 20/07/2018)
- A Level Results Day
16th August at 7.30am onwards (Whole School - 20/07/2018)
- End of 2017/18 Academic year
Last day of term is Tuesday 24th July school finishes at 2.55pm. (Whole School - 19/07/2018)
- Y10 Girls in Physics trip
Some lucky NUAST students attended a day hosted by The University of Nottingham. (Science - 13/07/2018)
- Nuast welcomes year 7 for their transition day
120 Year 7 students from across the city of Nottingham came to NUAST. (Whole School - 05/07/2018)
- Mathematics puzzle of the week
Share your solution with your maths teachers (Mathematics - 02/07/2018)
- Prodrive Visit
After taking part in a dragons den style competition students visit Prodrive. (Year 10 - 27/06/2018)