Pupils get close to space during planetarium visit
School children were able to get close to the stars during a visit by mobile planetarium.
Pupils at Watton Westfield Infant and Nursery School were able to learn about the Solar System and famous astronauts inside the mobile planetarium from StarLincs.
The school are currently completing a Primary Science Quality Mark and working to raise the profile of and to get pupils excited about science.
Pupil Finley Clark said: “I liked it when we saw the planets. I liked it when we saw all the stars.”
And Wlla Burcham said: “I enjoyed when it was dark and when the stars were moving around.”
Science subject leader Lizzie Thomas said: “The planetarium helped to consolidate the children’s learning about the solar system and famous astronauts whilst giving them a memorable experience.
“We used this experience to encourage writing and art projects based around aliens. The children and staff have thoroughly enjoyed it.”
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