Student Blog 8

And so here we are. A whole academic year of school passed in the blink of an eye. All events leading up to the big 6 weeks where anything could happen. And providing one last opportunity to take a look at the news of the past week and trying to…

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Student Blog 7

And we’re back. 6 weeks after the promised return and close to the end of the school year yet delayed only out of respect for those affected by the cowardly atrocities committed in London and Manchester and those who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire. And on that…

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Student Blog – 4 April 2017

News Story of the Week: The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, has finally released the Spring Budget. To those who were eagerly waiting to hear what the Chancellor had to say on the matter of economy, he didn’t disappoint. To the rest of the populous, the Chancellor’s sudden happiness…

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Student Blog – 01/03/2017

We are now in the age of “alternative facts” (or ‘lies’ as everyone refers to them as) and ‘fake news’ which sounds like a great stance to take against the media and not a real concept that exists. And with that cheery thought resonating in your mind, now to move…

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Student Blog – 30/01/17

Happy New Year!!! (3 weeks late, I know, but we’re back). As with every year, this year has borne fruit that has sprouted its majestic presence in this world and it’s only three weeks in. The biggest news story of the week is that Donald Trump, a man whose business-like…

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Student Blog-2016 review

As the festive period is upon us once more, it seems only fitting to recount the terrible year humanity has endured and look forward to the (hopefully) better year that will be entered in a matter of weeks. What follows is a month-by-month review incorporating many elements of 2016 (pop…

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Student Blog 14/12/16

‘Tis the final blog before the horrible year of 2016 is over and I’m going out with a bang. News Story 1: Our former Prime Minister David Cameron has defended his decision to call a referendum on the UK’s membership in the EU in which we voted to leave the…

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Student’s Blog 28/11/16

Vice President-elect, Mike Pence, was booed at a performance of Hamilton. The musical, the most popular on Broadway ever, is about Alexander Hamilton and the fight over who was going to be the president of America (sound familiar?). Donald Trump (Yes, I know. Not one week without him dominating a…

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Student’s Blog 14/11/16

Well, what a week it has been. The biggest news story this week was, that after one and a half years, millions of dollars and headline-grabbing scandals hitting both campaigns, Donald Trump, the Republican candidate whose use of spray tan rivals that of Strictly Come Dancing and whose headline-grabbing stories…

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