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MODERN FEMINISM 101

18th April 2024

Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women” – Maya Angelou How far has feminism actually come?…

Scholarship student fulfils her dream of studying at Oxford

14th March 2024

My name is Eliana, and I studied GCSEs and A levels at Brampton from 2019 to2022. I achieved grades 999999999 in my GCSEs and A*A*A* in my A-levels and I…

Put your ‘self’ back into ‘self-care’

14th March 2024

Self-care is a phrase you’ve definitely heard more than once; if not from your own mouth, then from a family member or a friend. In other words, self-care is becoming…

Top 3 places to eat near Brampton which you simply have to try!

8th February 2024

1. MR BAKER Coming in first place we have, to no surprise, Mr Baker! Now I have yet to meet someone at Brampton who doesn’t like Mr Baker. I have…

A Day In The Life Diary of an AS (first year A Level) student- Wednesday 31st January 2024

7th February 2024

I am studying Psychology, Chemistry and English literature. 9:00: English Literature lesson- on this side of the course, we are working through a poetry anthology, ‘Songs Of Ourselves’, exploring a…

Art and neuroscience – A book review of “Story of the brain in 10 1/2 Cells” by Richard Wingate 

11th January 2024

The Story of the Brain in 10½ Cells’ is a book written by Richard Wingate, published in 2023. Wingate is a  Professor of Developmental Neurobiology at King’s College London. He…

“The truth is, every one of us, no matter who we are or where we live, can and must play a part in restoring nature”- Sir David Attenborough

13th December 2023

Despite the fact that there have been numerous warnings from scientists, doctors, environmentalists etc, most of us continue to ignore the enormity of the issue of climate change. Why is…

Beyoncé, Barbie, and the beauty of fashion (and dressing up!)

24th November 2023

With both Beyonce’s Renaissance tour and the release of the Barbie movie, one could say that the summer of 2023 was filled with colour, happiness and loads of glitter. Now…

Art and Photography students inspired in New York

22nd November 2023

This October half term, the Art and Photography students went on a trip to New York City. For me, and most people included, it has been the highlight of my…

Are vapes being targeted to young children?

16th November 2023

Everyone is under the impression that smoking e-cigarettes is much safer than smoking cigarettes. Whilst this may be true, E-cigarettes still enormously affect health, particularly for those that are under…