Obesogens – How do they effect Humans?

By Aishani Balakumar What is an Obesogen? Before we go into more about obesity, it is important that we know what an obesogen is. There are around 50 chemicals, possibly even more, that contribute to obesity and one of the main ones are obesogens. An obesogen is a chemical which allows a living organism to […]

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Tiktok: A Weapon of Youth Destruction?

By Sienna St. Paul Scientists are growing concerned about the effects that the app TikTok is having on the brains of young people, and they are convinced that ‘TikTok Brain’ is a real thing. TikTok’s popularity exploded during the early days of the pandemic, where many people were struggling to find a source of entertainment […]

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Gary Lineker’s ‘Controversial’ Comments

By Anaya Garr Gary Lineker Gary Lineker, an English former professional footballer, who is now a BBC football commentator, has tweeted what can be viewed as controversial comments on his Twitter account. As part of the BBC, he is legally obliged to be impartial to any political topics as it is a national platform for […]

Year Ten Drama Exam

By Caitlin Gallagher – Rattan On the 22nd of February, Year Ten pupils finished devising their drama exam, a performance we had been working towards since the start of the academic year. The process involved picking a stimulus the exam board provided and composing our own performance based on that inspiration. We had to create […]

Seaweed as an alternative to plastic?

By Saanvi Sansanwal Food wrappers made out of conventional plastic are the cause of 50 % of the garbage floating in our oceans but we all know how difficult they are to recycle. In regards to this issue, a company, called Zerocircle, has invented a new way to replace plastic with seaweed and this company […]

A Venture in Walsingham

By Gabriella Davies During the overlapping of seasons, within the freedom of half term, I managed to visit an area which is extremely close to the heart of the Christian Faith – Walsingham.  It is a place of pilgrimage within the county of Norfolk, and I have loved visiting the church here since I was […]

Celebrating Women’s History Month

By Niamh McDermott March is Women’s History Month, a time for us to celebrate the contributions made by women throughout history and in contemporary society. This annual observance highlights the achievements and struggles of women who have broken barriers, shattered stereotypes, and paved the way for future generations. Women’s History Month dates back to the […]

New Hope for Marine Biodiversity

By Lucia McQuillan – Puccetti After having discussed this issue for 20 years, in New York on the 4th of March, the first treaty to preserve the world’s oceans and marine biodiversity beyond national borders – known as the high seas – was founded by the UN (United Nations). The high seas take up almost […]