Category: Science

Optimising your ability to Fight Infection

With the current Coronavirus pandemic, it feels like a good time to discuss what we can do to make our bodies better at fighting infection (our immune response). In the future we will go into

What is so special about Oxygen?

In the post about Coronovirus we mentioned that oxygen is pretty important stuff and that if there is any reason you can’t get enough of it you could be in trouble. But have you ever

What is Coronavirus?

Our lives are all dominated by Coronavirus (or COVID-19 as it is sometimes called), but what exactly is it and why is it so dangerous? What is a Virus anyway? A virus is an “obligate

Year 8 Science Revision

When my eldest son, Archie was revising for his “Common Entrance” exams last year I made some short podcasts to break the monotony of book work. As I learn how to build this site I

Welcome to St Emlyn’s High

A very warm welcome to St Emlyn’s High – an online educational resource for teenagers from the team at St Emlyn’s. For the last ten years St Emlyn’s has been the go to website for