Sean blogs a New Year Poem

New Year Poem By Sean Jennings – Y8   The soft snow melts under foot A major transition takes place The sun shines through the parting clouds Comes a new year to embrace   The birds start to spread their wings And dart across the skies While soft crunches in the snow are heard As animals open their eyes   The trees […]

Rory blogs his poem: 2021 – A fresh start

2021 – A fresh new start   By Rory Cullen – Y8   C for close contacts of COVID 19,  O is for Outbreak, because that’s what we’ve seen,  V is for virus, a tiny living thing,  I for immunity, which 2021 will bring,  D for disease, no more ‘19’ for us,  We’ve all had enough, […]

Rufus Bennett writes a poem about 2020 and 2021!

2021 Poem    By Rufus Bennett – Y8   2020 was a miserable year,   Controlled by a pandemic that goes by the name of a beer.  Lockdown here, lockdown there,  It really was a year we could not bear.  Conflict over Biden or Trump,   It got me in a bit of a grump.  Despite all of […]

Are we safe from the government? Asks Ciaran Dolby

Are we safe from the government? Asks Ciaran Dolby   Do you walk about you day to day life feeling safe and protected by our government, knowing their ‘fixed’ laws that are in place to create a modern democratic society. But how secure are these laws that protect us and create our society? To understand […]

Should we prioritize exploring the ocean over space exploration? Asks Ciaran Dolby

Should we prioritize exploring ocean over space exploration? Asks Ciaran Dolby.   The question of space exploration versus ocean exploration is debated everywhere, and which we should prioritize more is a question everyone should be asking themselves. To understand which we should prioritize more, we should understand what we’ve learnt from both these areas of […]

How conservative is our current government? asks Nathaniel Sole-Potter

How conservative is our current government? Boris Johnson held a general election on the 12th of December 2019 and since then he’s been given free reigns over legislative power as he won with a significantly stronger majority of approx. 80 seats in the commons, compared to the period of minority government with Theresa May from […]

Archie Howitt analyses Euler’s Identity

Euler’s Identity Euler’s identity is an example of mathematical beauty, as it combines some of the most fundamental and irrational numbers to form a whole answer. It combines the additive identity (0) along with the multiplicative identity (1) with the most used irrational numbers of; π (the ratio of the circumference of a circle to […]

Tom Palmer explains the history of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide

The most common use for LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) in today’s society is for recreational exploitation, a habit that started in the 1960s after being used for psychological means as early as the 1940s. It was during this period of abuse that its use spread to the United Kingdom, where to this day its consumption […]