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Youth University STEM 2018

Newquay Tretherras saw 140 budding scientist, engineers, mathematicians and technologists take part in the Youth University STEM activity day. Young learners from all Newquay primary schools, along with their parents, worked on a range of workshops throughout the morning that explored the Newquay Tretherras curriculum of STEM subjects. Inquisitive scientists designed and tested ‘egg landing lunar space […]

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Inaugural Newquay Tretherras STEM Careers Day

The inaugural Newquay Tretherras STEM careers day was held at the school on Friday 6th July. The whole of Year 7 spent the day learning about a number of exciting and innovative careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) and the importance of these subjects in their everyday lives. A number of STEM ambassador volunteers […]

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Sixth Form Students Visite Imery’s Laboratories

On Friday 29th June, our Y12 chemists visited Imery’s laboratories in Par. Imery’s is a world leader in the research and development of mineral applications, including kaolin and the use of bi-cell fossils in cutting edge filtration systems. They also have advanced technologies including electron microscopes, which can cost up to £400,000! Director of Science, […]

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NT Students visit CERN, Geneva

Twenty Physics and Chemistry A level students from Tretherras School experienced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when they visited the facilities at CERN, Geneva, earlier this month. Highlights included visiting the “Anti-Matter Factory” where physicists are able to make anti-Hydrogen atoms, as well as one of the huge computer centres responsible for processing the vast amounts of […]