Jamie Broom argues that ancient languages should not be allowed to die.

Don’t turn off the life support: why ancient languages should not be allowed to die ‘Latin is a language, as dead as dead can be; it killed off all the Romans, and now it’s killing me’. So goes the ever-popular chant, the song of the unhappy school-child, slogging their way through the third declension. But […]

William Radley reflects on the war on terror.

The War on Terror   It is the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks reminding us of how the world changed which begs the question, where did this begin and were the efforts of the US government justifiable? Arguably the most conflicted area during the 1970s and 80s was Afghanistan. Efforts of the […]

James Broom shares his metal detecting experiences, thus far.

Metal Detecting – my experiences, thus far The first field for which I attempted to obtain permission for was a large field, on a steep hill ascending towards the primary school which stands on the site of the old manor house. The field is used mainly now for grazing sheep, but in 1642, 1,300 parliamentarian […]

How to get started in metal detecting. James offers the definitive guide.

Metal Detecting  – How to get started Although almost everyone has heard of it, metal detecting is a difficult hobby to get into. The law surrounding it can be quite complex and intimidating, and the vast array of equipment is hard to get your head round. However, once you take the first steps, it becomes […]

James Broom explains the exciting world of metal detecting.

Metal Detecting  – A  general overview The small village in which I live is unremarkable, like so many hundreds of others all across the country, and yet it is still a historical and archaeological goldmine. Many of the houses in the village are seventeenth century, with a few even going back to the sixteenth and […]

Sam Barwise Blogs the International Space Challenge 2019

THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE CHALLENGE 2019. The “challenge” began with an early eight o’clock start from school. Fortunately, for us, the competition was just a short trip down the A1. Upon arrival, we realised that the competition was not short of competitors. In total, there were fourteen teams, each with five or six members, from schools […]

Caleb Jelf Calculating lap times around a race track (Vlog + Blog)

www.vimeo.com/332975728/771e62bd78 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 […]

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 […]