Elsie Cunliffe fights the corner of Sciences in the Stem vs Humanities Debate.

HUMANITIES OR SCIENCES? I admit, I am potentially bias towards science, which anyone who knows me would confirm within a heartbeat. I feel like I need to step up and defend S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects under fire from the enclosed article I came across. The article is very pro humanities and arts, […]

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 […]

Why Higher Income Tax doesn’t work. Winning ESU debate by Tom and Oscar.

This house would implement an upper rate of income tax of 70% on incomes over £5 million Ladies and Gentlemen, today my partner Oscar and I will be opposing the motion that “This house would implement an upper rate of income tax of 70% on incomes over £5 million”. I will be showing you why […]

Charlotte Wren blogs about the #Metoo movement.

Who here feels as if they are directly affected by the MeToo movement? I’m guessing not many of you. It’s just something we see on social media and on the news, but we never really feel the direct effect of, especially living in our little Stamford bubble. What you may not realise, though, is that […]

Breanna blogs about the medicinal benefits of cannabis. Right or Wrong?

Medicinal Cannabis: The Debate. Why? Recently in the news, there has been the story running about “12-year-old Billy Caldwell to be treated with medicinal cannabis at home after emergency licence issued”. This is a story about a boy who suffered from a rare case of epilepsy. He was living in London, where he was being […]