Open Days for Reception 2019
If you would like an opportunity to look around our school and meet our Early Years Leader please join us on one of the following days:
Wednesday 21st November at 9.30 am or 1.30 pm
Wednesday 5th December at 11.00 am or 1.30 pm
Should the above dates not be suitable for you please contact the school on 02392 824828 and we will arrange an alternative appointment.
We look forward to meeting with you.
Who was Hertha Ayrton
Who was Hertha Ayrton?
- Hertha Ayrton was born in Portsea in 1854
- She was one of the first women to attend Cambridge and obtained a BSc degree from the University of London in 1881 (as Cambridge weren't awarding degrees to women at this time).
- She was interested in the movement of air and water.
- She invented a fan to remove poison gas from the trenches in WWI, this was later used in mines.
- She was one of the first women to make a significant contribution to the field of electrical engineering.