Mr C Dodd - TGJ Staff Editor A bicycle ride around the world begins with a single pedal strokeScott Stoll Welcome Welcome to the first newsletter from The GSAL Journal for the 2019-20 academic year. This is the week in which ‘Yorkshire welcomes the world' for the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, with cyclists from … Continue reading TGJ Newsletter: September 2019
Mr C Dodd - TGJ Staff Editor Be Philosophical What is love? If everyone loved everyone would the world be a better place? What different kinds of love are there? (I don’t, for example, love peanut butter the way I love my sisters, so there must be more than one kind) Obviously. Most people from … Continue reading Developing Thinking Skills: September 2019
Beth Jordan - GSAL Alumna (2019 Leaver) Former student Beth Jordan was an editorial member of Salutaris, the Sixth Form academic journal, during her time at GSAL. This thought-provoking essay on health care in Norway was originally published in Salutaris 2019, a project led by Mrs Gray, E-Learning Designer. Mr Dodd (TGJ Staff Editor) Life … Continue reading Health Care in Norway
Amir Khan - GSAL Alumnus (2019 Leaver) Former student Amir Khan was an editorial member of Salutaris, the Sixth Form academic journal, during his time at GSAL. This essay on the classical work The Odyssey was originally published in Salutaris 2019, a project led by Mrs Gray, E-Learning Designer. Mr Dodd (TJG Staff Editor) The … Continue reading Is The Odyssey still relevant to modern readers?
Elle Fang - Year 13 Historian Outstanding current Year 13 history student Elle Fang recently entered the New College of Humanities (NCH) essay competition. Her excellent essay exploring the contemporary relevance and role of historical study was Highly Commended in the History group; it was one of only four to win a category prize from … Continue reading Can history teach us lessons?
Julian Wood - GSAL Alumnus & Oxford Graduate Outstanding GSAL alumnus Julian Wood has recently graduated from Pembroke College, Oxford, with a degree in History & English. During his time in the Sixth Form at school, under the expert supervision of recently-retired deputy head Mr Lunn, Julian undertook an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ); here, Julian … Continue reading De-mystifying the Despot: An EPQ Journey from West Yunnan to West Yorkshire
Zara Hossain-Ibrahim - Year 13 Student Zara Hossain-Ibrahim is one of the winners of Peterhouse’s Kelvin Science Prize in 2019. The standard of entries was really high but the judges felt that her essay stood out for its clarity of argument, stylish prose, level of research and originality of thought. This commendation puts her in … Continue reading Should we bring wolves back to Britain – what is the scientific case for re-wilding?