PUPILS became immersed in science with a host of activities dedicated to the subject.

The Wellington Academy, in Tidworth, immersed pupils in British Science Week which ran from March 8 to March 17.

During the festivities, the academy invited primary school children who took part in a challenge to get a marble moving for the longest period of time.

A group of Wellington students took part in an army biology, chemistry and physics challenge as well as enjoying a talk from John Fingleton, economist and former chief executive of the Office of Fair Trading.

Boscombe STEM Hub visited, along with an engineering careers talk from Thomas Miller and an army careers talk.

Pupils also got the opportunity to visit the Winchester Science Centre and showcase their knowledge and projects during the school’s annual science fair.