On Wednesday we witnessed England's first major terrorist attack since the murder of Jo Cox in June of last year, and the first one with multiple fatalities since the 7/7 bombings in 2005. Undoubtedly a tragedy, the attack has affected people up and down the country regardless of whether they have friends or family in … Continue reading #WeAreNotAfraid
WWF’s Earth Hour is an annual global event where people switch off their lights for one hour to show they care about the future of our planet. It's the world's largest stance towards climate change and this year it celebrates its 10th year of impact. This year it falls on Saturday 25th March. However one … Continue reading “But what good is switching off our lights for an hour?”
The start of February could only possibly mean one thing to avid rugby fans like myself, the start of The RBS Six Nations. The English men’s side have enjoyed an unbeaten 2016, after a frankly shameful World cup appearance the year before, where a lack-luster England side were knocked out at in the group stage. … Continue reading Women’s rugby on the rise?
I want to start off by putting it out there that I don’t have answers. The other week I found myself stressing out about my moral obligation to fight against what I think is wrong. That’s why I want to talk about my relationship with politics in this article. I don’t know a lot about … Continue reading THE ROLE OF A SEVENTEEN YEAR OLD GIRL IN POLITICS
My name is Eddie James - I’m an aspiring medic, I love photography and I’m a young gay man. If you would have told me that in Year 7, I would not have believed you. Purely because I hadn’t known about any of these attributes of which I hold so dearly as part of myself. … Continue reading Own Your Labels
It’s not as easy as it looks: the life of the Head Boy and Head Girl! What do you actually do? Henry: Tai and I are always doing things, from making posters telling people to put stuff in the bin, to organising events, finding furniture and representing the pupils’ voice at Governors’ meetings. What do … Continue reading It’s not as easy as it looks: the life of the Head Boy and Head Girl!
An Englishman, an Italian and a German walk into a room. Sounds like the start of a bad joke; doesn’t it? Well actually this is the entire concept of the European Youth Parliament (EYP): bringing people of all different nations together within Europe to discuss European issues. Through cheap flights and the internet all the … Continue reading Our man in Denmark (or the EYP at least)