To Boldly Go…

As part of Science Week, RIC Lower School students yesterday reached for the stars and experienced the wonder of the universe at Greenwich Royal Observatory and Planetarium.

Students explored the museum and discovered secrets of The Moon, how the universe was formed and space travel – all explained through a series of impressive and interactive displays.

Once their appetite had been whetted by this dazzling array of information, students were treated to an amazing display in the Planetarium.  The sun, moon and stars came to life over our heads and we were launched towards the heavens and explored incredible footage of supernovae and black holes before being brought back to Earth with an excellent question and answer session.

Students made the most of the wonderful views over Greenwich Park before heading back to college, the wonders of the universe still fresh in their minds.

The Cotswold Way

We arrived at Stanton Guildhouse quite late on Friday night and we used this as a chance to gaze at the stars while travelling by minibus. The accommodation was spacious with many bedrooms and bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, fireplace, piano and also a big garden at the back of the house. It was located on the hill so we could clearly see the beautiful sunset on the Saturday evening.

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