Isabel Blogs how Quantitative Research methods facilitates the study of Politics

Mathematics and politics at first appear two direct opposites, and don’t seem to have anything in common bar being really difficult A-Levels. But upon looking into how democracy in the UK functions, maths and particularly data analysis becomes the very centre of our political system. From the perhaps obvious aspect of elections, to deciding which […]

Caleb Jelf Calculating lap times around a race track (Vlog + Blog) Please see the above video on Vimeo which is my final submission for my Scholar’s Project. Below are some additional notes further explaining the methodology and the bibliography, please see also the Excel spreadsheets for the workings. Methodology Initially I read the book ‘Physics for Gearheads’. The project is largely derived from information in […]

Charlie blogs debating and the Brettle Horrocks-Taylor Cup 2019

Brettle Horrocks-Taylor Cup 2019 On Thursday 20th May 2019, seven Year 9 Stamford School students and four Year 10 Stamford High School students travelled to Uppingham School for the annual Brettle-Horrocks Taylor Cup. Students from local schools Uppingham, Oundle, Oakham and of course Stamford, competed in four evenly-contested debates. Hosted in the magnificent Lecture Theatre […]

Kasia blogs the Classics Trip

On Tuesday 18th June, the year 9 and 10 Latin sets visited Copthill School for a morning of Classics activities. We started off in a maths classroom, learning about Roman numerals. The year 6s were challenged to create the longest word they could in Roman numerals that made a valid number. This proved more difficult […]

How and why does Post traumatic stress disorder (Ptsd) impact the brain? blogs James Day

The aim of this blog is to understand and evaluate what impact Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has on the brain, considering why it changes the brain structure and functionality. What is POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has gone by many different names (Shell shock, war neurosis, combat stress reaction) until […]

When was the periodic table created and by whom? blogs Joseph Johnson Copas

The original periodic table was created by Dmitri Mendeleev in 1869. Dmitri Mendeleev was a Russian chemist and inventor.  At the time there were only 58 known elements, in comparison to today’s 118, so his exact periodic table varies from the modern day one but Mendeleev adjusted and left gaps for unknown elements. He looked […]

How and Why are Organisms Genetically Modified? Asks Charles Anson

How and Why are Organisms Genetically Modified?  Year 9 Scholars project 2019, Charles Anson  What is meant by the term “Genetically Modified Organism” (GMO)? An organism is a biological term to describe a ‘living thing.’  It could be a plant, animal, human, bacteria or virus. To modify something, means to change and genetics are the study […]

Charlie McClaren blogs about the importance of Live Theatre

How important is Live Theatre? Live theatre is drama performed to an audience, it typically takes place on a stage, although many other venues and areas facilitate live theatre, even streets in busy towns. The theatre can be performed by any number of people, ranging from hundreds to just one actor. These performances can have […]