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Redbridge AGT Science session

This week another 5 able science pupils were invited to take part in a workshop provided for Year 5 pupils from feeder schools to Redbridge Secondary School.


This week the activity related to turning rock salt into pure salt.

There were four stages to this process.

Grinding the rocksalt

Adding this powder to water and stirring so that the salt became dissolved.

Filtering this solution.

Heating the clear solution to evaporate the water leaving pure salt crystals.


The children had great fun, particularly using the bunson burners in the final stage.


Thre children were a credit to our school and demonstrated a sound scientific knowledge and use to technical vocabulary.