“Tolerance is overrated.” Do you agree? By Sophie Farr

“Tolerance is overrated.” Do you agree? By Sophie Farr Tolerance is the vital foundation of our civilised and modern world. Tolerance is defined by the acceptance of difference. Famous examples of intolerance haunt our societies: the Holocaust, witch-hunting, LGBTQ conversion camps and the Jim Crow Laws are all atrocities that were centred around contempt towards […]

Yola Brand asks – What is brain plasticity and how to physiotherapists utilise it?

What is brain plasticity and how do physiotherapists utilise it? Firstly, neuro physiotherapy is used for several reasons. It looks at disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves and can help people suffering after a stroke or someone with Parkinson’s. The main thing that physiotherapists do is give you exercises that you need […]

Y9 Enrichment Day: Report by Abigail McKee

Y9 Enrichment Day: Report by Abigail McKee On Wednesday the 3rd of June, Year 9 of Stamford High School had an English poetry presentation workshop run for them by Darren Rawnsley, a poet, performer, and primary school teacher. The activity day overall consisted of writing a poem and enhancing it with props and percussion instruments, […]

Review of the Y9 Enrichment Day on Wed 30th June: Written by Jasmine Withers

Review of the Y9 Enrichment Day on Wed 30th June: Written by Jasmine Withers   With special thanks to Mr Zacharias for organising such an incredible day, today was a very educational, exciting and well planned experience that I thoroughly enjoyed along with my peers, We started off the day with an amazing session with […]

Olivia Sansom asks how violence in the Gaza Region has increased in recent weeks.

How has the violence in the Gaza Region increased in recent weeks?   Throughout history the Gaza region has been an area of dispute between Israel and Palestine. The conflict erupted in 2005 with the election of the Islamist political party Hamas in 2005 and 2006. Much of the world call Hamas a terrorist organisation. […]

Jack Scott examines the “One country, two systems” rule for Hong Kong.

How has China broken the ‘one country, two systems’ rule for Hong Kong and what have been the repercussions? Introduction HK was given to the British Empire in 1842 from China, after they lost the first Opium War. Originally the colony was just the Hong Kong Island, but its area was expanded twice (after further […]