2022- 23 Class names are based on inspirational people within the scientific field (current or historical) who link to and are an inspiration to our school values.
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Welcome to Year 5 – Curie Class
Marie Curie discovered radioactivity and changed the way scientists understood the atom. She was born in Warsaw, Poland, on 7th November 1867. In 1903, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Marie and Pierre Curie as well as Henri Becquerel for their work in radiation. Marie became the first woman to be awarded the prize. In 1911 Marie won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering the two elements, polonium and radium. She was the first person to be awarded two Nobel Prizes. Marie became very famous. Scientists came from around the world to study radioactivity with Marie. Soon doctors found that radiology could help with curing cancer.
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