At the dive training pool…………. Winner of the spiro challenge – the students will explain!!!
The morning started with a visit to the Neutral Bouyancy Lab. where we saw divers preparing the pool and ISS mock up for 2 Astronauts in training. It was then back to the JohnsonContinue reading
The traditional style breakfast this morning included natto (fermented soy beans) which were an acquired taste but something we were all eager try. After our interesting breakfast, we packed our bags and got in aContinue reading
This afternoon we’ve been learning about materials and their ability to prevent heat being transferred. Each team has had to buy samples of these materials to build a heat shield and a container to stopContinue reading
……….Model rocket building. All groups are set the challenge of working as engineers and scientists to build a rocket within a budget. Hopefully we will be launching these later in the week.
…………a tour of the huge JSC site taking in the laboratories and back up control centre for the ISS.
After good nights sleep (and we needed it!) a buffet breakfast then off to JSC for today’s activities.
Japan Day 2 Feeling slightly more energised than the previous day , we set off from the hotel to visit the Meiji Shinto shrine. Our guide explained to us how Shinto shrines were for happyContinue reading
The trans-Atlantic flight went well and we were most impressed with Singapore Airlines. We landed on time at Houston but security was a bit slow. We’ve now got 20 very tired young people sat downContinue reading
Konnichiwa! Welcome to our first blog about the exciting adventures we will have in Japan. You probably thought our day started off normally where we are all energised and ready to go. Wrong! Half ofContinue reading
……….well at least we’ve made it through security and now waiting for our flight which is on time. Departure 10am. See you on the other side………everyone excited!!!
Easy flight. We are in awe of the toilets in the airport already!
‘If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.’ (H.G. Wells)
A screen-shot from the US Weather Underground Website. Any long range forecast always has errors so hopefully it won’t be as wet as it appears….bring your waterproofs. Temperatures look ok compared to the UK.
We have just landed in Paris following a flight on a propeller plane! Quick pit stop and refresh before we head to Tokyo at 16:05. Everyone is very excited! 🇯🇵
Judaism quiz from the Jewish Society, written by Ruby in Year 8 How many Gods do Jewish People believe in? What did G-d give to Moses on Mount Sinai? What is the name of theContinue reading
The trip to the Synagogue was an amazing experience! It was very interesting because it linked perfectly to what Year 8 have been studying in their RS lessons. We got the opportunity to ask theContinue reading
Weather forecast to follow…..
The Dance Production took place on 31st January at the Garrick Theatre, Altrincham. There were over 200 students performing, from years 7 up to year 13. This year, all the dances were inspired by films.Continue reading
A long range weather forecast will follow tomorrow.
Taken last Sunday just after 10am. This is one of the aircraft used by Singapore Airline on the Manchester to Houston route. Average flight time is 9hrs 40mins. Family and friends can track the flight…..GoogleContinue reading
Lakshaaya and Erin from the Media Team have interviewed the maths teacher, Mr Gough. How are you finding life at AGGS? I’m really enjoying it so far, all my classes are really fun to teachContinue reading
The Y11 and Y10 citizenship classes went on a trip to London to explore the Supreme Courts and visit the Houses of Parliament. The journey to London, in all honesty, was incredibly exciting but alsoContinue reading
All monies raised will be donated to Prevent Breast Cancer : Please feel free to speak to one of the charity committee if you have any questions . We hope to see you at all theContinue reading