Harriet - GSAL Alumna (2019 Leaver) Editor’s Note: Former student Harriet (2019 Leaver) was an editorial member of Salutaris, the Sixth Form academic journal, during her time at GSAL. This excellent and highly compelling essay was originally published in Salutaris 2019, a project led by Mrs Gray, E-Learning Designer. CPD It took Tennyson seventeen years to write ‘In … Continue reading The Articulation of Grief in ‘In Memoriam A.H.H.’
Charis - GSAL Alumna (2019 Leaver) Editor's Note: Former student Charis (2019 Leaver) was an editorial member of Salutaris, the Sixth Form academic journal, during her time at GSAL. This thought-provoking essay was originally published in Salutaris 2019, a project led by Mrs Gray, E-Learning Designer. CPD An interpretation of Shakespeare’s tragicomedy and its name Shakespeare’s The Winter’s … Continue reading Is “a sad tale best for winter”?
Kartik - Year 10 Student Editor's Note: Written as part of his studies in English Language, the sense of threat and the lack of opportunity for escape comes across really strongly in this edited version of Kartik’s longer piece. The phrase ‘New Assignment’ may also strike fear in the hearts of those posting them during … Continue reading ‘New Assignment’: the evil, soul-destroying message
Spencer - Year 9 Student Editor's Note: Spencer (Year 9) wrote the following in response to pick-and-mix tasks consolidating two poems, one of which was Alfred, Lord Tennyson's famous 1854 narrative poem The Charge of the Light Brigade. Spencer's chosen task asked the students to turn the words shown below into another poem or a … Continue reading The Charge, crunched
GSAL English Department Editor's Note: Students in Year 11 have enjoyed a recent series of lessons on Desert Island Discs, delivered by Mr Morley. We thought that you might be interested to know that the BBC is looking for listeners to get involved in a new lockdown issue of the programme. Details from the BBC … Continue reading Your Desert Island Discs
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 Akin Emma Donoghue From the author of Room comes a gentle, heart- wrenching story of an old man and his great-nephew as they travel to France and discover … Continue reading Mr Clements Reads…
Teddy - Year 11 Student & Great Britain U17 American Football Editor's Note: Teddy (Year 11) is a talented and passionate American Football player, currently representing the Yorkshire Academy Assassins and Great Britain at U17 age group level. He was recently asked by the national development program to write an article on the subject of … Continue reading American Football: a player’s perspective on lockdown