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Behind the Prep Room Door at St Mary’s Church of England High School

Behind the Prep Room Door at St Mary’s Church of England High School

In this series, we unlock the door to the science department’s concealed treasure, as science technicians across the UK and Ireland reveal their preparations, setup, and valuable techniques for an efficient prep room.


This month’s prep room is proudly showcased by Senior Science & Technology Technician Jihan Hassan from St Mary’s Church of England High School, a secondary school and sixth form based in located in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire!

How would you describe your prep room set-up and layout?

Specious and organised.

What is your favourite part of your prep room?

How spacious it is and it is not near the chemical store room.

What is needing some TLC or improvement in your prep room?

I need an incubator!

With that in mind, what would you add to your prep room if you had an unlimited budget?

Incubator, gas syringe, Boyles Law Apparatus, Quick-Fit Apparatus and an aspirator.

What is your top tip, advice, or essential must-have for someone setting up or inheriting a prep room?

Always have, if you can more than 2 sets of titration equipment.


Thanks Jihan, for sharing with us your amazing prep room, tips and set up!

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