STEM Dinner

BioSoc had the privilege of doing a small speech at the annual Sir William Borlase Grammar School STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) dinner. We spoke briefly about what we have covered in the society thus far, then moved on to talk about our plans for the future of the society (including another, larger dissection We thank all those involved in making […]

Rat Dissection Complete

This Wednesday during BioSoc, the rat underwent it’s final (and most intricate) stage of dissection. We looked at the intestines, the heart, the liver, and finally the brain. Pictures of this can be seen in the BioSoc photo-gallery, though this is not for the faint-hearted! Next time (after half-term) we will be back to normal with a rat-free presentation- so […]

Rat Dissection (stage 1 of 3)

The first session of rat dissection is complete, and went very well indeed. This entailed firstly the careful incision into the rat, followed by the detailed exploration of the digestive system. Next week we will be separating apart the organs, with a particular focus on the intestines, and possibly getting started on the brain! If you want to come along, […]


Next Wednesday will be the beginning of a rat dissection that BioSoc will carry out over a few weeks. This is, needless to say, not for the faint-hearted! It will take place as usual in L1U, and is a great opportunity for those looking to be involved in STEM. Additionally, if you are taking/considering taking Biology A Level, this is […]