Chloe reflects on 2020, the year of Covid-19.

What has 2020 taught me? For one thing it has taught me that nothing is predictable alongside the importance of face to face human contact. But the most striking element is power of resilience and the strength of the human mind. Wuhan, China. The epicentre of the virus ignited a global panic as plague like […]

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 […]

Liliana Patterson remembers the December 2019 Russian Trip…

Societal and Cultural Differences in Russia This time last year, in December 2019, I was lucky enough to go on the Russian exchange with school. The Russian students had already stayed with us for a week in June 2019. During the amazing trip, I noticed how different life there was, in lots of ways: The […]

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 […]

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 […]