Kitty Hawthorne blogs about a global water shortage

Global Water Shortage   As the world faces more and more environmental problems, one essential, and often forgotten about problem is water. With an ever-growing population, an increased demand for agriculture, climate change and overuse of the finite resource, the lack of clean, fresh water becoming available should be more of a concern. Globally there […]

Ella Spradbury discusses whether freedom of the media impedes our basic human rights?

Has the freedom of the media impeded our basic human rights? Freedom of the media is the fundamental right of various forms of media (including print, radio, television and online) to operate freely in society without government control, restriction or censorship. It bears constitutional importance, with regards to its feature in the Bill of Rights […]

Nicole Villani blogs on Sun Tzu’s ‘The Art of War’

Sun Tzu ‘The Art of War’ ‘The art of war is vital to the state, erode either to safety or to ruin’ taken from one of the greatest works on strategy, especially military strategy written 2,500 years ago in China. Sun Tzu was a General near the start of the 300 years’ war. He was […]

Rhiannon Timson blogs on the Insanity Defence.

Insanity Defence: What it is and how it is used in practice. In criminal defence, the defences can be made on justification or by excuse, insanity is by excuse highlighting the idea that the defendant cannot be held criminally responsible for their conduct under the circumstances. It is one of the most controversial defences as […]

Nayana Mould discusses the emagazine Language Conference

The emagazine Language Conference In October, I visited an English language conference which I really enjoyed and decided to write about a couple of the lectures. The first talk was given by Ian Cushing, a highly qualified linguist who is a Lecturer in Education at Brunel University London, after working as a Teaching Fellow in […]

Are Electric Cars the Future in Preserving the Environment? Asks Kitty Hawthorne

Are Electric Cars the Future in Preserving the Environment? Electric vehicles have many advantages over petrol or diesel fuelled vehicles for the environment as well as for our health and in the long run to save money also. The most obvious advantage is the carbon emission saving for our environment. When driving, pure electric cars […]

Should faith have a place in education? Asks Francesca

Should faith have a place in education? by Francesca Silcock   Schools all over the country, including Stamford, have strong links to Christianity in day to day school life. There are references made to God and the bible on our uniform logo, in our school song and in assembly every week. It is a similar […]

The Benefits and disadvantages of genetic engineering by Sofia

 The Benefits and disadvantages of genetic engineering by Sofia Celaya   Genetic engineering is ‘the deliberate modification of the characteristics of an organism by manipulating its genetic material’ (oxford dictionary). I chose to talk about the disadvantages and advantages of genetic engineering as it was originally one of the working titles for my EPQ and […]