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?
GSAL Geography Department Open to all students in all year groups, this exciting competition challenges you to find creative solutions to Earth's problems. Taking inspiration from the official Earthshot Prize established by HRH Prince William in 2019, the brief is to create and communicate an original solution to a chosen Earth problem. Can you repair … Continue reading GSAL Earthshot Competition 2020
Dhruv Girish - Year 8 Student Recently, a 16 year old teenager named Greta Thunberg, from Sweden, sailed across the Atlantic on a zero carbon ship to America. Sir David Attenborough produced a very persuading series on how to save our planet. Stacey Dooley, a journalist and documentary producer, highlighted the shocking effects of fashion … Continue reading The Climate Endgame: Can We Stop It?
Eshana Dasanjh - Year 11 Student History is determined by those who write it. As Napoleon once said, ‘What is history, but a fable agreed upon?’ Many parts of history are often forgotten, downplayed, or repressed, and nowhere is this more fitting than in the turbulent history of the British Empire. Instead of recognising the … Continue reading The Censorship of the History of the British Empire
Anika Bansal - Year 9 Student Why is there a dispute? Due to opposite views on the trade imbalance and their economy, the US and China rivalry has developed into a full-blown trade war. The US has criticised China of unfair trading practices and intellectual property theft. The common belief in China regarding this matter … Continue reading US-China Trade War: A UK Perspective
James Hardy - Year 12 Student One tenet of economic theory is the efficient use of resources or factors of production, be they land, labour, capital or entrepreneurship. This is because it reduces wastage and so these factors of production can be used for other purposes, facilitating greater economic growth. However, gross social inequality pervades … Continue reading How Equality of Opportunity Helps Drive the Economy
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