The innovative science department at The King Alfred School Academy are giving  sessions for students via social media.

The Instagram Live sessions cover a range of topics in science with an aim is to help students overcome any barriers in their learning.

From balancing equations to relative formula mass, the sessions are proving to be a big success, with one recent session based around Relative Mass and moles.

Founder of the TKASA Instagram Live videos, Dr Richard Butler, said: “I started doing the Instagram Live to provide an extra revision resource to students who can not stay for after school sessions. It has proved to be very popular.”

Brandon Kelleher, a Year 10 student said: “I believe that the TKASA Science Instagram Live has helped me to improve in Science and it helps my friends too.”

The science department also has a Youtube channel, with videos to help students with revision, reports student Jacob Kemp.