What is the Smallest Object in the Universe? asks Rohan Alexander

What is the Smallest Object in the Universe?”   In 400BC, a Greek Philosopher questioned what would happen if you took a piece of matter, divided it and continued to divide it until you eventually came to a point where you could not divide it anymore. This man was called Democritus, and he was the […]

What is the American Opioid Crisis and how can it be resolved? – By Alex Lawrence

What is the American Opioid Crisis and how can it be resolved? – By Alex Lawrence Introduction The American opioid crisis is due to the mass overuse and misuse of opioid analgesics (painkillers) with huge medical, social and economic consequences which I will later discuss in detail. Smaller opioid epidemics have occurred elsewhere in the […]

How far is taking it too far when method acting? asks James Davies

Y9 Scholar’s Project:  How far is taking it too far when method acting?   For my Scholar’s project I will be discussing the topic “how far is taking it too far when method acting?” What does this mean? This means: how long does it take to affect your mental health, how long could it take […]

The Effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by Joe Simmons

Introduction and Background In modern society there should be no place for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). But here we are, seemingly surrounded by it. At this moment there is around a quarter of a billion people suffering from some form of PTSD in the world. Indeed, there are different levels of this illness, however everyone […]

What if Hitler Had Won WW2? by Sam Munro

What if Hitler Had Won WW2? World war two, was the most deadly war ever in human history, and is still in living memory of some people around the world. The Fallout of this massive conflict is still felt widely 70 years after the end of the war: in modern politics, stereotypical views of France […]

Jack Slatter blogs about the science of dreams

Scholars Project What are dreams and how does the brain perceive them? A dream is in fact a series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person’s mind during sleep. However, to first understand how we dream, we must learn about the phases of sleeping in which dreaming occurs. There are 5 stages in […]

“Story of Coronavirus – From Bat to Global Crisis” A poem by Anna Smith

Story of Coronavirus – From Bat to Global Crisis   When it started, Schools departed. All those that wheeze, We thought diseased. Spread like black death, Shortness of breath. Measures we take, Global outbreak. Epidemic, New pandemic. Social distance, Drug resistance. Working from home, Tracker on phone. Contact tracing, Threats we’re facing. Vaccination? Isolation. Less […]

Is Technology Ruining Lives? Asks Annie-May,

Is Technology Ruining Lives? Picture the scene: you roll out of bed and you hear that ding from the other end of your room. Your mobile phone. We all love getting messages from friends, likes and comments on Instagram or even just getting an alert that Charlie Demelio has posted a new Tick Tok dance. […]

Soliloquy in the Style of Lady Macbeth by Sophie Farr

Soliloquy in the Style of Lady Macbeth A quick glance never harmed anyone.. I’m not a murderess; I am no thief. This is what is right. If that professor didn’t want me at Oxford, that paper wouldn’t be blatantly beckoning me. Hours, weeks, months of work, and finally, I will get what I deserve! My […]