The science department arranges a variety of extra-curricular activities throughout the academic year such as STEM days, STEM club, Jeans for Jeans day, science week, Physics Olympics, Salters’ Festival of Chemistry, revision and catch up classes and the department have also organised several science trips to Paris, which includes a day at Disneyland.
Smithills school has been taking part in the great science share 2016. All day teachers having been sharing their favourite experiments with students. For example rainbow fizz, alkali metals, burning metals, methane bubbles, flame tests, soap propelled boat, van der graff, building rockets, screaming jelly babies and the whoosh bottle. Both students and teachers have had lots of fun.