United Kingdom


United Kingdom

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  • LIft off in Stansted

    Ready set fire Mountfitchet Mathematics and Computing College

    Rocket scientist Jon London has been encouraging schools to develop their own air rocket competitions. These are some of the rockets getting ready for blast off.

  • Expert Advice on Nutrition

    Stephanie Maxwell

    Schools in the Stansted area received some extra advice on food and nutrition when nutrition specialist Stephanie Maxwell offered to come into class to help with the lessons. Students weighed out the amount of sugar, fat and salt in their lunches and were able to work out what foods tastest the best and were healthiest!

  • Jupiter, Venus and the Moon Shine on London

    London at night

    If you look carefully in these pictures, you might be able to see Jupiter, Venus, the moon and the sun as well as the Houses of Parliament.

    Starry night in London
  • Astro Orange and Other Great Mascots

    Elsenham School Astro Orange

    Students in the UK have been using their imagination and design and technology skills to create wonderful mascots to encourage Mission X and healthy eating. Check out Astro-Orange, the mascot for Elsenham School who is gaining celebrity status in the area. Astro Orange was front of stage at a recent launch event and was featured in local newspaper articles.

  • Gisburn Space Cadets Look Out of this World!!

    Gisburn Space Cadets on Mission X

    The Gisburn Space Cadets pose proudly in their Mission X T-Shirts which they wore for the first time this week. Wearing the uniform seemed to have a fantastic effect as they achieved their best ever score on a mission as they accrued a MASSIVE 90 points on the 'Do a Spacewalk' mission! The pupils came up with many different and wacky ways to do the bear and the crab walk with some pupils even travelling sideways!

    Pictured below is the proud Gisburn Space Cadets team.

    A mission report will be posted next week by one of the Cadets so watch this space!

    Gisburn Space Cadets on Mission X Gisburn Space Cadets on Mission X