Oliver Herring - Year 7 Student (7JAR) Editor's Note: Students were asked to complete the following creative writing task under timed conditions: 'Describe an old-fashioned room as suggested by the picture'. Oliver's response demonstrates some truly fantastic writing. ADM The room had a musty odour, evocative of grandparents’ houses - the type that makes you … Continue reading An Old-fashioned Room
Andrew McGough - Year 13 Student (13RP) Editor's Note: This article was first published in GSAL's student-led Politics in Review magazine. CPD The United Kingdom is often described as a union of equals, implying an equal partnership between the four constituencies of the United Kingdom. It is for this reason that devolved assemblies exist in … Continue reading A Union of Equals
Imogen Holbrook - Year 12 Student (12ADM) Editor's Note: Following her first essay published in The GSAL Journal on 'How has warfare changed since WWII?', talented Year 12 student Imogen Holbrook returns with this convincing essay written in response to the Newnham College (Cambridge) Modern & Medieval Languages Essay Prize. All female students currently in … Continue reading Supposing that everyone in the world really could speak English, would that mean that learning other languages was a waste of time?
Andrew Hsu - Year 7 Student (7EAC) Editor's Note: Andrew went well above and beyond what was required as part of his current work in geography looking at the provision of energy and the move towards a low-carbon future. Andrew has produced a generally accurate and very coherent, well-structured essay that also incorporates topics that … Continue reading Why swap to renewable resources?
James Hardy - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: The New College of Humanities (NCH) organise an annual essay competition open to ambitious and talented students from around the world who are in their penultimate year of secondary education (equivalent to Year 12 in the UK). This is an opportunity to show both academic potential and … Continue reading How does knowledge of the past help prepare us for the challenges of the 21st century?
Imogen Holbrook - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: The New College of Humanities (NCH) organise an annual essay competition open to ambitious and talented students from around the world who are in their penultimate year of secondary education (equivalent to Year 12 in the UK). This is an opportunity to show both academic potential and … Continue reading How has warfare changed since WWII?
Mr Dodd - TGJ Staff Editor To rise to the challenges of the 21st century, we need to harness our full potential. That requires dismantling gender stereotypes. On this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, let’s pledge to end the gender imbalance in science.UN Secretary-General António Guterres Today, February 11th 2020, is the … Continue reading International Day of Women and Girls in Science