Super-curricular Opportunities: May 2019

Mr C Dodd – Staff Editor GSAL Opportunities All departments offer a range of subject enrichment opportunities; please speak to your subject teacher to find out more. The following opportunities may also be of interest: Model United Nations Society –Miss Haigh & Mr Stodolny Debating Society –Mrs Rees, Mr Morley, Mr Westwood, Miss Simpson Public Speaking –Mrs Kurczij … Continue reading Super-curricular Opportunities: May 2019

Recommended Puzzle Books

Mr C Dodd - Staff Editor According to Professor Steven Clontz, “generally speaking, a puzzle is any question/problem which satisfies two properties: (1) it is designed to entertain the solver; (2) there is a well-defined solution.” Solving puzzles helps to develop critical thinking, reasoning and problem solving. In all walks of life, from school, college and university … Continue reading Recommended Puzzle Books

Super-curricular Opportunities: Feb 2019

Mr C Dodd – Staff Editor GSAL Opportunities All departments offer a range of subject enrichment opportunities; please speak to your subject teacher to find out more. The following opportunities may also be of interest: Model United Nations Society –Miss Haigh & Mr Stodolny Debating Society –Mrs Rees, Mr Morley, Mr Westwood, Miss Simpson Public Speaking –Mrs Kurczij … Continue reading Super-curricular Opportunities: Feb 2019

An Oxford Undergraduate’s Guide to… Medicine

Lexey Shipley - GSAL Alumna 2018 Written in 2018 by a first year medical student at Oxford, this unofficial guide provides a detailed, honest insight into the challenging process that aspirant medics must go through to secure a place at a leading university. Bear in mind that this guide is just one student’s reflection on … Continue reading An Oxford Undergraduate’s Guide to… Medicine

Super-curricular Opportunities: Nov 2018

Mr C Dodd – Staff Editor GSAL Opportunities All departments offer a range of subject enrichment opportunities; please speak to your subject teacher to find out more. The following opportunities may also be of interest: Model United Nations Society –Miss Haigh & Mr Stodolny Debating Society –Mrs Rees, Mr Morley, Mr Westwood, Miss Simpson Public Speaking –Mrs Kurczij … Continue reading Super-curricular Opportunities: Nov 2018

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