Alice blog on International Biology Olympiad.

We are delighted to announce that Alice Kirby (Y13) has reached the final stages of the national Biology Olympiad competition, a first for SES. This annual competition, run by the the Royal Society of Biology, challenges and stimulates students with an interest in biology to expand and extend their talents. It is also the first stage in selecting […]

‘Run, Girl, Run’ A poem by Maeve Sinfield.

Run, Girl, Run     The hardest race I’ve ever done   Run, Girl, Run.   The ferocious wind was howling. My tears were freezing on my cheeks As a shiver found its way down my spine.   Run, Girl, Run.   I heard a bang, And we all started running, Straight away the wind […]

Nick Boles MP teaches Ryan how an MP represents his constituents.

Earlier this year I wrote to my MP, Nick Boles, about the difficulties those just under 18 have in proving their age on public transport so they don’t pay the full fare.  When I received my response I was surprised, as I had almost forgotten about it, as I sent off my letter quite some time […]

150 not out! Cari discusses what’s best about our blog!

As the SES blog hits its 150th post, I have reviewed the range of content being generated by students and communicated through this increasingly popular medium. It’s often easy, to do the urgent and important or just do the things you know and not notice some of the other things going on around you.  Blog […]

What is Love? Asks Lottie.

‘What is love?’ by Lottie Pike   What is love? Is it a practice? Is it an infatuation? Or is it just purely chemical and biological instinct? The Ancient Greeks seemed to think it was all of the above; however, the Oxford dictionary defines it as ‘an intense feeling of deep affection’. But surely it […]

3rd Round goes to the wire, but Stamford hockey 1st XI are through blogs Angus!

Hockey Report – Beauchamp college Plate 3rd round The First XI opened up their National plate campaign with a very hard fought win over a hard working and very talented Beauchamp college side.  Beauchamp came out the blocks flying and within the first 5 minutes, had taken a 1-0 lead courtesy of a fantastically worked […]

Ewan and Mr Dexter blog about The Stamford School Space Program!

A first – The Stamford School ‘Space’ Program NASA was founded in 1958. Sixty years later, and generously sponsored by the Re-endowment Fund, the Stamford School ‘Space’ Program (aka Project Icarus) was founded and had its maiden and (probably) final flight. The aim was to launch a weather balloon with an underslung payload into near […]