Imprisoned

Jack - Year 12 Student Editor's note: Tasked with writing a short story entitled 'Imprisoned', Year 12 student Jack's work really stood out for its effective use of deliberately crafted paragraphs, varied vocabulary, and the way in which it shows, rather then tells, the reader the story. CPD/KLK Imprisoned  I was standing in the chamber … Continue reading Imprisoned

Breaking down Lloyd Jones’ ‘Mister Pip’

Thabiso - Year 8 Student Editor's note: Passionate reader and writer Thabiso, now in Year 9, writes here about Lloyd Jones' excellent novel 'Mister Pip', set against the backdrop of the Bougainville Civil War during the early 1990s. 'Mister Pip' was nominated for the Man Booker Prize in 2007. This is Thabiso's third major contribution … Continue reading Breaking down Lloyd Jones’ ‘Mister Pip’

Coronavirus: ‘a boon to the world’s authoritarians, tyrants and bigots’?

Dorotea - Year 9 Student Editor's Note: This wonderful Prezi presentation was researched and created by Dorotea Y9 in response to a recent task set in English (see below). The stimulus for the task was a recent quote from Jonathan Freedland (The Guardian, 2020), "Still, for now, the pandemic has been a boon to the … Continue reading Coronavirus: ‘a boon to the world’s authoritarians, tyrants and bigots’?