James learns lots by helping others as part of D of E.

My DofE Experience This Monday I went over to SJS to teach young children about the science of colloids in science club which I volunteer for as a part of my DofE (Duke of Edinburgh award). Science club is led by Mrs Britton, myself and my fellow volunteer Callum Worthington and we teach year four […]

Maddy blogs the first in a series about Feminism

Feminism Do you believe in equality between genders? Yes? Well, I’m sorry to tell you but you’re a feminist. It has been one hundred years since women finally achieved the right to vote in Britain. Technically, it’s ninety years since women gained equal voting rights to men; 2018 marks one hundred years since suffrage was […]

Sports Reports from Stamford High School

  12A U12A Hockey Match Score: 1-1   We had an early start in the morning at 7:30 travelling an hour away by bus.The school we played against was Bedford Modern school. Overall we came out with our first draw of the season and we showed improvement.   The first half was when they scored […]

Robert blogs The Inspector Calls Theatre Trip.

On Tuesday 25thSeptember, a group of English literature students from years 10 and 11 travelled to Cambridge to see J.B. Priestley’s An Inspector Calls. To see the play on stage as opposed to on paper is vitally important for a student’s understanding, and this excellent production surpassed all its expectations. That was the second time […]

Hector blogs on the Recent History of Poland

Ever since it ceded from the USSR in 1989, Poland was a symbol for democracy in the European sphere. But in 2017 on Poland’s Independence Day, something worrying happened. With the usual parades and speeches held by the state’s government, supporters and various groups participated with signs saying, “Death to enemies of the fatherland”, “all […]

Head Boy Sam Blogs holidays + his views on the start of term.

Well, what a summer and start back to school it has been!! After spending a month in Costa Rica and Panama, diving, swimming, eating, meeting new people, helping turtles and gaining confidence with an incredible group of people (see photos) and finishing my Gold DofE assessed expedition, school soon began! On the first day back […]

Lara blogs her latest poem: elegy

elegy to breathe sickly heavy air that resides on the underside of the compost bin lid is a luxury to breathe it in until my nose wrinkles and my eyes break down the composition of the inside the weathered grey green of sage with the bald caps of cracked freckled eggs uniform rings on a […]