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?
Harri Cham - Year 10 Student Editor's Note: After publishing his excellent debut piece on 'Why we should all be watching Peppa Pig', Harri returns with this very impressive review of the ubiquitous iPhone. Harri has real talent and flair, demonstrating considerable skill in his writing. If you feel inspired by Harri's efforts, why not … Continue reading The iPhone: A Review
Thabiso Mupfiga - Year 8 Student Editor's Note: As a Year 9 set text at GSAL, the famous novella 'Of Mice and Men' by John Steinbeck will be familiar to many of you. However, this piece of writing by a student in Year 8 is truly exceptional: "I have NEVER in my 17 years of … Continue reading Breaking Down ‘Of Mice and Men’