Young Scientist Competition

As part of our ongoing Curriculum for Excellence work, the Science Departments competition – Young Scientist of the Month continues to be popular with pupils.

There were entries from S1 classes for the first competition in August. The challenge was to research a famous Scottish Scientist and produce a leaflet which was then presented to the class. This was done with great enthusiasm and enjoyment and the Scientists studied ranged from the well known John Logie Baird and Sir Alexander Fleming to Sir Thomas Brisbane, James Watt and James Young. Many of the articles produced are displayed on the walls in the Science corridor and classrooms.

The S1 August winners were:

1a: Amber Monarch

1b: Matthew Mosher

1c: Ben Austin

1d: Zoe Black

1e: Siobhan Lang and Abbie Bell

1f: Louise Chesney


The S2 challenge was a research project in a Physics, Chemistry or Biology related topic, followed by a presentation to the class, in the form of a power point or illustrated leaflet.

The August winners were:

2a – Briony Penrice

2b – Erin McGuire

2c – Luke Turnbull

2d – Michael Hogg

2e – Cameron Gilmour

Each winner was presented with a certificate by Mrs Davie at Assembly.

Further information from Mrs Hay.