Vicky Bell - Year 13 Student Editor's Note: Vicky is a talented student with a real flair for creative writing. She decided to write this creative, original short story as part of her A-Level English Language course. It is modeled on a piece published online by wajahat75, entitled 'Flashback: A very short short-story'. Vicky also … Continue reading Lavender: A Flashback
Mr Clements - Librarian All of the following books are available in the Lawson Library at GSAL. Visit the Lawson Library homepage Search the Lawson Library catalogue Who Am I, Again? Lenny Henry In his long-awaited autobiography, Sir Lenny Henry tells the extraordinary story of his early years and sudden rise to fame. Agent Running In … Continue reading Mr Clements Reads…
Mr Clements - Librarian All of these books are available in the Lawson Library at GSAL. Visit the Lawson Library homepage Search the Lawson Library catalogue Invisible Women Caroline Criado Perez A clear & thoughtful look at the gender data gap - how a lack of knowledge is at the root of continuous, systemic discrimination … Continue reading Mr Clements Reads…
Mr Clements - Librarian All of these books are available in the Lawson Library at GSAL. Visit the Lawson Library homepage Search the Lawson Library catalogue Climate Change / Environment The young climate activist Greta Thunberg has just been voted Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2019. Climate change is one of the defining … Continue reading Mr Clements Reads… Climate Change and Environment
Oliver Larking - Year 13 Student Editor's Note: Oliver produced this excellent piece of original writing as part of his A-Level English Language course. It explores how and why the cultural hit TV show The Apprentice has evolved through time, and then examines the extent to which it has lost its way and how it … Continue reading The Apprentice: A platform for young entrepreneurs, or a breeding ground for fame-hungry wannabees?
Harri Cham - Year 10 Student Editor's Note: This well written and highly entertaining social commentary by GCSE English student Harri Cham explores the subliminal world of Peppa Pig, now reported to be a £1bn global phenomenon. CPD The classic kids show about a family of pigs and the struggles of modern society is the … Continue reading The deepest show on TV: Why we should all be watching Peppa Pig
Erin Fabbroni - Year 8 Student Editor's Note: This superb piece of writing was completed in response to a Year 8 English task to introduce a character within a recognisable genre. The text has not been edited from its original format. MJP Many years ago, thousands of years ago, there was a great planet. Many … Continue reading Dovek: The Last of his Kind