St Pius X Catholic Primary School

'Restore all things in Christ'

01229 828406

Schneider Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 4AA

Furness STEM Show 2024

Year 4 and 5 went to Furness College to attend the Furness STEM Show. The children had the unique opportunity of meeting the many STEM companies from around the area. We also watched Professor Pumpernickel perform his weird and wonderful science show. 

WonderDome 2024

'Stepping into a WonderDome mobile planetarium you’re transported on a cosmic journey, a thrilling adventure exploring the wonders of the Universe. Inspire future space explorers and kickstart their lifelong love of space and science.'

The whole school thoroughly enjoyed this amazing experience as part of National Science Week!

Furness STEM Show 2023

Year 5 and 6 visited the Furness STEM Show at Furness College. They had an amazing moring experiencing and speaking to many STEM industries from around the county.

Professor Pumpernickel

The whole school had an amazing morning watching and taking part in Professor Pumpernickels incredible science show. We were amazed and fascinated by a custard explosion, the spiral disc illusion, the vortex cannon, the flaming vibration,  a snow jetpack and many more exciting experiments!

Lancaster University Planetarium Visit February 2023

Year 4, 5, and 6 were catapulted into space by the guys from Lancaster University who brought their amazing Planetarium to our school. They explored the visible Universe, our incredible Solar System and the constellations of our nearest stars! Amazing!

Year 3 and 4 STEM Club - Museum of Science and Industry 

We had a wonderful day, experiencing and learning about the history of industry, the amazing discoveries of science and the wonderful world of electricity!

Furness STEM Show at Furness College May 2022

Year 5 and 6

The children had an amazing morning at Furness College, with hands on learning about STEM careers and enjoying the Science Show by Professor Pumpernickel!

STEM Day with C-STEM May 2022

Reception and Year 1

Both classes enjoyed a fun filled day programming BeeBots and getting creative with LEGO!

Year 3 

The children explored programming with Lego and the iPads.

Year 6

The children learnt how to programme robots using LEGO MINDSTORM EV3s.

BAE STEM Show 2021

Year 5 and 6 children attended the BAE STEM Show at the Forum. They learnt about different skills and careers in engineering and science.

Barrow and District Association of Engineers Award 2021

Mrs Crellin had the great honour of accompanying one of our past pupils to the BDAE Awards Evening at Furness College. She was awarded the BDAE STEM Award for all her hard work within STEM at St, Pius X.