Sarika - Year 8 Student Editor's note: I caught up with passionate Year 8 artist Sarika and asked them about some of their recent work. Sarika told me, ‘I go to art lessons outside school; I learnt a few skills there, but also learnt some myself at home and out of school. Art is something … Continue reading Student Art Gallery: Sarika
‘Hope’ by George Frederic Watts
Eloise - Year 12 Student Author's Note: I decided to enter the Write on Art competition as it was like nothing I had ever done before and, after attending a school talk on Art History a couple of months prior by Griselda Pollock, I decided to give it a go. Then was the task of … Continue reading ‘Hope’ by George Frederic Watts
Avital - Year 11 Student Editor's Note: This fantastic piece of artwork has previously been shared across various GSAL media platforms, but is fully deserving of a place in The GSAL Journal. With us all spending much more time at home, many of us are taking the opportunity to learn new skills or revisit old … Continue reading Leonardo
Wider Learning Resources: Nov 2018
Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor **NEW** Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) Future Learn—choose from hundreds of online courses from top universities and specialist organisations. You could start with Critical Thinking at University: An Introduction, provided by the University of Leeds. EdX—a leader in its field, edX offers hundreds of online courses, many of which … Continue reading Wider Learning Resources: Nov 2018
Wider Learning Resources: Oct 2018
Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor Underground Mathematics These resources from Cambridge help students build firm foundations for mathematical understanding by connecting ideas and developing techniques. https://undergroundmathematics.org/ Free online STEP support Developed by the Cambridge Faculty of Mathematics and NRICH, a new online STEP Support Programme has been designed to help potential university applicants develop their advanced … Continue reading Wider Learning Resources: Oct 2018
What’s News: The end of men?
Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor The end of men? The reported degeneration of the sex-determining Y chromosome may, at the current rate of decline, spell the end of men within the next 4.6 million years. However, the situation is rather more complex than the headline suggests: men might just be here to stay. Chromosome … Continue reading What’s News: The end of men?