Gustav Klimt Painting Sold for £85.3 Million

By Sophie Robinson On June 27th, a record was broken at a Sotheby’s auction – when a painting called ‘Lady with a Fan’ by Gustav Klimt sold for £85.3 million. It was bought by Patti Wong, who was acting on behalf of an art collector from Hong-Kong. This selling price was way higher than anticipated, […]

Does AI Pose a Threat to Creativity?

By Iris Campbell The rise of AI-chatbot ChatGPT poses a fundamentally important question to all internet-users today: when does one become too reliant on technology, and when does it pose a threat to intellectual stimulation? The debate is already well underway internationally, and one of the biggest threats is to that of creative careers. Technology […]

The LAMDA Showcase

By Eve Ward On Wednesday the 28th of June a LAMDA showcase took place in Saint Augustine’s Priory Hall. This event showcased the LAMDA talents and skills of years ranging from Year One all the way up to Year 10, and it was a marvellous experience. The audience was able to see a range of […]

Harry Styles: Love On Tour

By Caitlin Gallagher – Rattan Bright neon lights and bursts of fireworks, screaming teenagers with pink cowboy hats, a stadium littered with shedding feather boas; the Harry Styles concert titled ‘Love On Tour’ has curated a unique and colourful image that has attracted over hundreds of thousands of fans all rushing to their nearest stadium […]

Run for Cancer

By Homare Yomada There are only a few days to go before our school gets involved with the organisation called ‘Race for Life’. This organisation funds scientists, doctors and nurses to help beat cancer sooner. In our community, there are many people who have friends or family members that have cancer. It is a great […]

The Victims of the Titan Submersible

By Natalie Hartley On Friday, the 16th of June, The Titan submersible set off on its expedition from Canada. It was a submersible that was designed to bring five people to 4,000 metre depths for data collection, testing of hardware and software at such deep levels and to inspect the site.  One of the occupants, […]

Belfast: the Legacy of the Troubles

By Niamh McDermott By Cavern Images, Adobe Stock On the 17th June, I went to Belfast. Belfast is a city with a deep history; from the birthplace of the Titanic to its more tragic part in the Troubles. The Troubles is a name given to the events that happened in Northern Ireland from the 1960s […]

Nurses are Demanding for a Pay Rise Ahead of Strike Ballot

By Homare Yamada Cullen has called for a ‘double digit pay rise’ for nurses in England. In March, the government offered nurses a 5% pay rise for 2023 to 2024 and a one-off payment of at least £1,655 to top up the previous year’s salary, depending on the staff grades. About 11 NHS unions accepted […]