Monthly Archives: May 2012

Pitch Black Rehearsals (Music)

Early afternoon and the music students are really getting there! They have been split into three different groups and are all expected to compose their own piece of music, suited with a short space clip called ‘Pitch Black’. Each group … Continue reading

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Drama – Final Dress Rehearsal

The Drama department have just been enjoying their final dress rehearsal, before our big presentation at 2 pm this afternoon. They have spent the day putting together and practising their sketch, and have just started to plan and experiment with … Continue reading

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Egg Chucking

After having had the morning to design and make parachutes, it was time for the S.T.E.M students to put them to the test. They attached eggs to parachutes- made from various materials such as foil and balloons- and then dropped … Continue reading

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Music & Dance

After visiting the design department earlier on, we decided to have a nose around the performing arts areas. We found the Drama department having a slight change of scene, and they had just moved onto dance, for a while. All … Continue reading

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DT Parachutes

10:00am, day 2 and the S.T.E.M team are working hard at it again. They are now working on parachutes and seem to be enjoying it with big smiles ear to ear. The students are enjoying it just as much as … Continue reading

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Meet the Reporting Team

Mia Roscoe: Asher Winter: Lilly Dodson: Charlie Upfold: James Cox: James Mason: David Mason:

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Reporting on the Reporters

For the past day and a bit, a team of reporters has been working behind the scenes to bring you coverage of Project Infinity. Armed with cameras and notepads, the team have been following the other groups to find out … Continue reading

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Drama rehearsals and interview

The drama group are getting well prepared for their performance this afternoon to their peers. They kicked off the morning with a couple of essential warm ups then got straight into rehearsals. Their ideas are coming together quickly and everyone seemed to … Continue reading

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DT – The morning

The DT department started the morning activities with a fascinating project in which students designed parachutes from old rubbish. All students were given a brief, in which they were told their scale parachute must carry a small LEGO figure safely … Continue reading

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Crash!

In the second part of the maths session on Monday, the STEM students used a program to work out how big the craters would be if earth was hit by objects from space. Video In this video Mr Squires, a … Continue reading

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Out of this world maths!

The S.T.E.M. team have just been enjoying a 1 and 1/2 hour maths lesson with Mr. Squires. The team indulged in a lecture on standard form, and the whole class participated in making predictions as to how the world may react … Continue reading

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Afternoon Drama

The group were working hard and efficiently on a piece they will hopefully be showcasing to the rest of the G&T students from Kibworth High and Welland Park tomorrow afternoon. It is based on space and comets (linking in with the … Continue reading

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Music During The Afternoon

During the afternoon the students from music have been listening carefully to selected pieces of music and they’ve also been learning how to improve their composition skills. When we spoke to a student they commented on how great this was and what … Continue reading

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Rehearsal – Return to the Forbidden Planet

The music department have just begun work on their first song – ‘Wipeout’ from the well known musical ‘Return to the Forbidden Planet’. The students started work in small groups, in the department’s practice rooms, in order to rehearse their individual … Continue reading

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Science Rainbows

After break the S.T.E.M class decided to make some fantastic science rainbows! They did this by collecting a beaker and adding hydrochloric acid,water, alkaline powder and a little PH indicator. This made the substance turn purple and with more Hydrochloirc acid added … Continue reading

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Science before lunch!

“In our experiment we are trying to reach a freezing cold temperature of -80 degrees. It’s quite straight forward when you know what to do; you just add hot water to dry ice!” said Charlie Hawes of Kibworth High about the dry ice … Continue reading

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Music Morning

The Kibworth High and the Welland Park music geniuses have all come together at RSA Project Infinity, and are preparing themselves for a final piece tomorrow. They will be learning and becoming familiar with songs such as ‘Wipeout’, ‘Hey Mr … Continue reading

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Drama: Lift Off

Robert Smyth’s award-winning Drama Department kicked off the morning activities by getting students to create adverts for space travel. Working in mixed groups, with pupils from both schools, they created sketches persuading people to holiday in Space. Each group had … Continue reading

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S.T.E.M Morning Experiments!

During this morning S.T.E.M students from Kibworth High and Welland Park grouped together to experience some hands on experiments. Gifted and talented students were gathered together to explore molecules in rocket fuel by experimenting with different chemicals such as ethanol. The first activity … Continue reading

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2012 Ready for Launch!

Project Inifinity 2012 is almost here. This is the fourth year of running Project Infinity and it remains as exciting and busy as ever. On this blog during Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th May you can read updates, see photographs … Continue reading

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