The two-party system is strangling our democracy

Sam - GSAL Alumnus (2019 Leaver) Editor’s Note: Former student Sam (2019 Leaver) was an editorial member of Salutaris, the Sixth Form academic journal, during his time at GSAL. This excellent short essay was originally published in Salutaris 2019, a project led by Mrs Gray, E-Learning Designer. CPD The current state of British politics is likely to push … Continue reading The two-party system is strangling our democracy

Westminster Democracy: Is British Politics Broken?

Joshua Grier - Year 13 Student & Deputy Editor, Politics in Review Editor’s Note: Politics in Review would like to remind its readers that this is an independent journal, published entirely by politics students. Therefore, the opinions expressed in this journal are the opinions of the contributors and not the opinions of the school. GG In recent years, … Continue reading Westminster Democracy: Is British Politics Broken?

Opinion: The Fallacy of a ‘Democratic’ People’s Vote

James - Year 12 Student City Square. Leeds town centre.25th of August. This momentous day played host to a dazzling pastiche of blue and gold EU flags and placards demanding a “People’s Vote Now”. In the wake of the Prime Minister’s decision to prorogue Parliament, the  crowd of ‘Remoaners’ felt energised, and the atmosphere reverberated … Continue reading Opinion: The Fallacy of a ‘Democratic’ People’s Vote

Salutaris 2019

Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor Salutaris is the GSAL Sixth Form academic journal. It is an annual publication that provides Sixth Form students the opportunity to showcase their academic writing. It also provides a number of students with editorial experience. The name 'Salutaris' means 'health-giving' or 'beneficial', i.e. promoting healthy academic discussion and writing … Continue reading Salutaris 2019