Lily A - Year 12 Student Effortlessly surfing the Internet and casually downloading web images, we rarely pause to think how all of the daily actions we so easily take for granted in our lives were actually made possible. Have you ever wondered how a hologram works? How detailed satellite images allow us to navigate … Continue reading Valerie L. Thomas – Trailblazer, Inventor and Ambassador
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Should legal disputes be determined by artificial, rather than human, means?
Kate - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: Talented Year 12 student Kate has written this insightful essay in response to the Robert Walker Prize for Essays in Law competition, organised by Trinity College, Cambridge. Launched in 2013, the Robert Walker Prize has three objectives: to encourage students with an interest in Law to explore that … Continue reading Should legal disputes be determined by artificial, rather than human, means?
Lucas - Year 12 Musician Editor's Note: Please find here for your enjoyment a song entitled ‘The Game’ which was written, performed and recorded at home during lockdown by Year 12 Music student Lucas. Lucas also performed on a recent home recording of Allie Crocker’s Reel by the GSAL Folk Ensemble. AWK https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgi1h9SQ5Hs&feature=youtu.be
Why Labour’s voters deserted the party, and why they were right to do so
Jamie - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: Writing for the GSAL Humanities Journal, Jamie explores some of the issues pertinent to Labour's sizeable defeat in the General Election held in the UK in December 2019. This is Jamie's second essay to be published in the Humanities Journal: his first piece, entitled Genghis Khan: A Dastardly … Continue reading Why Labour’s voters deserted the party, and why they were right to do so
Climate crisis: what is the role of the arts and humanities in defining the relationship between people and nature?
Kate - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: Year 12 student Kate writes expertly here in response to the Newnham College (Cambridge) Modern & Medieval Languages Essay Prize. All female students currently in Year 12 at a UK school may enter the annual essay prizes. The level of academic research and skill in written communication on display here is … Continue reading Climate crisis: what is the role of the arts and humanities in defining the relationship between people and nature?
Curiouser and curiouser!
Lucy Church - Year 12 Student Editor's Note: The talented Lucy Church has crafted this excellent, skillfully written review of the recent GSAL production of Alice. It has also been published on the GSAL Blog. Lucy's review has recently been spotted by a journalist and she may now be invited to write a review on … Continue reading Curiouser and curiouser!
Could the neutrino be the most interesting particle in physics?
Flaka Tahiri - Year 12 Student Flaka Tahiri (Year 12) asks whether the neutrino is the most interesting particle in physics, in response to the recent Write a Science Blog competition advertised in The GSAL Journal. This excellent essay demonstrates Flaka's passion and curiosity in a complex field of physics. CPD As the science of … Continue reading Could the neutrino be the most interesting particle in physics?
News From… LEAP Business Enterprise
Mariam Shan - Year 12 LEAP Business Member Year 12 students bravely taking the LEAP into running their own business The Leeds Enterprise Advisory Programme (LEAP) is an opportunity to showcase your business acumen through running your own company during Year 12. You work in teams of up to 10 students selling almost anything you … Continue reading News From… LEAP Business Enterprise