SCIENTIFICALLY minded students were whisked 20 feet upwards in a hot air balloon flight. 

Girls from Heathfield School in Ascot experienced the principles of flying  propulsion, thrust, lift and drag - by rising off the ground. 

Back on earth they were joined by Year 5 pupils from Godstowe Preparatory School in High Wycombe who viewed Heathfield’s new STEM building, recently opened by Sir Robert Winston.