Category: Personal Stories

Clap for the NHS

Jun 13, 2022

Availability of reliable healthcare is something that I think many of us take for granted. Living in the UK, I had always felt safe in the knowledge that the NHS would be able to help with any of my h

By Sally Wilkinson (UCL Academy)   I am 16 years old, and I was born in North London where I have lived my whole life. I am in year 11, attending a secondary school in Northwest London that h

By Mahida The government have recently proposed a new plan to reduce the number of people attending university, however, it has caused great controversy because it seems to disadvantage the workin

By Farjana Khan One Direction was, at one point, the biggest boy band on the planet—so what happened? One Direction was formed in 2010, following Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Lou

Bridging the Gap

Oct 15, 2021

  When we talk about the school system in the UK, most of us are speaking from a limited viewpoint: our own schooling experience. This is not directly our fault. It is a consequence of our socio

Everyone’s Invited

Oct 12, 2021

The ‘Everyone’s Invited’ social media movement has plummeted into the private school education system, exposing the prominent rape culture and sexual harassment that many girls have faced th

For most of us, the rights of animalsisn’teven a topic that crosses our minds. We eat beef, chicken, fish, and we wear leather and woollen clothes without a second thought. I too never consi