Stephanie is the New Blog Editor for 2018/19.

Last week, when an interviewer asked me what word my friends would best describe me as, I stuttered what first came into my head: “chaotic”. “Careful now,” she laughed, looking up from her notes, but I somehow managed to twist it to my advantage. Despite the risk, I knew what I said rang true, and […]

Read and support Meg Ellison’s blog to change Public Health England’s policy.

Public Health England has recently introduced a campaign encouraging parents to only allow their children two 100 calorie snacks per day (excluding fruit and vegetables.) Whilst one agrees with the promotion of healthy eating and reducing the amount of sugar in our children’s diets, I disagree with using 100 calories as a mark of health. […]

Team SES are canoeing 172km of the River Spey for Charity.

Spey: Source to Sea 2018 Hello! Myself, and my twin Pip are in our final year of Sixth Form at Stamford. After our final exams in summer, we’re canoeing all 172km of Scotland’s fastest flowing river, The River Spey, from the source to the sea, unsupported. From Loch Spey to Spey Bay, using Canadian canoes, […]

Stamford Truimph! Alex blogs victory in the Oswald Elliott Cup Debate!

The Annual Oswald Elliott Cup Debate + lecture from Claire Fox On Friday the 24th of November a group of Stamford students departed for Fitzwilliam college Cambridge , to witness a thought provoking lecture and a lively debate between members of Fitzwilliam college and our own team of debaters. The event commenced with a lecture […]

Nanotechnology, amino acids…and a genie emerging from a tea pot. Rohan Anand and Will Smith (Year 13) blog on Chemistry in Action at Warwick University

On Wednesday 8th November, 86 students from across the SES Chemistry Departments ventured out to the University of Warwick to attend the Chemistry in Action day. The day was packed full of inspiring talks from speakers from universities across the country. The day started with a Nanotechnology talk by Jamie Gallagher from the University of […]

Sophie Skelton Blogs her Sports Report.

17 matches as well as an U12 training session saw around 220 girls out playing hockey on Saturday! A mixed set of results was seen across the board, with senior teams finding Uppingham’s strength challenging to overcome. However, the U12 and U13 teams excelled against Hymers. The U14 As had a tough start but responded […]

Don’t Judge a Book by its cover! Blog Evie and Rachel.

The Mystery Behind The Mystery Books!   When faced with 40 paperbacks all wrapped in brown paper, how can you judge a book by its cover? Answer: You can’t. So, we took a gamble and picked one at random. The gamble paid off; both of us ended up with books we had steered clear of […]