After much anticipation, the Principia Schools Conferences took place on 2 and 5 November 2016.
This was the culmination of many months of preparation by our Education Team, the Education Partners we worked with, teachers and pupils across the country and by the Universities of York and Portsmouth (who were integral in hosting the events)! Finally, the time had arrived to showcase the fantastic work from children across the UK in recognition of Tim Peake’s Principia mission. (more…)
Read our guest blog from Vineeta Gupta, Head of Children’s Dictionaries, Oxford University Press, showing how Tim Peake has really captured children’s imaginations and has succeeded in topping Romeo, Macbeth, Cameron, Obama, and even James Bond and Harry Potter in the list of most frequently named famous people.
Based on findings from BBC Radio 2 500 WORDS Competition 2016
Promoting the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects has been at the forefront of Tim’s mission. It is clear that Tim is passionate about these subjects and he regularly discussed how these subjects are the foundation for the next generation. Read about the experience of one primary school teacher. (more…)
British ESA astronaut Tim Peake will return to Earth alongside his Soyuz crewmates on Saturday 18 June. Yuri Malenchenko (Roscosmos) will command the return capsule and Tim Kopra (NASA) will be his co-pilot. Here is the schedule for their landing.
Lucie Stevens from Curved House talks about Space Diary Education Project. We’ve been excited to see so many students completing their Space Diaries, and we’re even more excited to hear that the Space Diary has inspired other STEM-related activities. (more…)