Milly blogs about competing in the Inter Regional Regatta!

I have had a great time racing in a quad with the same girls for the last 2 years, we currently row at Nottingham County Rowing Association. We have competed in many regattas and head races all over the country together. To represent the East Midlands at the Inter Regional Regatta, we had to race […]

Jess blogs making the GB Youth Sailing Squad!

Year 11 student, Jessica Nelson, has been selected to be part of the GB Youth Squad.  GB Youth Sailing Squad is designed to enable the best British sailors, with the potential for World Class performance, to develop their racing skills so they can succeed on the international stage and have the best prospects of willing […]

Technology has decelerated the evolution of human language and communication…or has it?

Technology has decelerated the evolution of human language and communication…or has it? Is the purpose of communication about getting a message across quickly or getting a message across precisely and eloquently? The problem with the debate on the effect of technology on communication is the confusion around whether we value language on the ease of […]

Is it possible to manipulate the weather?

  Talvin Gill Year 10 For my scholars’ talk I decided to talk about if it was possible to manipulate the weather and more specifically if it is possible to prevent rain or on the other hand is it possible to induce rain. Nevertheless, when I thought of what I wanted to talk about a […]

Y11 visit to the Faizane Madina mosque

Y11 visit to the Faizane Madina mosque, Peterborough and Thorpe hall hospice, Peterborough. As part of their study of Islam and medical ethics, 18 Y11 girls visited Peterborough to help them understand Islam (the mosque) and palliative care (the hospice). As we entered the biggest mosque in Peterborough with a capacity for 2500 worshippers, we […]

Isabel Blogs on competing in the RS Feva World Championship, Florida.

Sailing with Dolphins: the RS Feva World Championships, Clearwater Beach, Florida   Over the Easter holidays Alice Lucy and I travelled to Clearwater, Florida for the RS Feva Sailing World Championships where we competed against countries such as Czech Republic, USA, China, The Netherlands and more. The competition consisted of a series of races sailed […]