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Sixth Form Voice: The Dress Code

The Sixth Form Voice aims to provide students with a way to give their opinions on specific issues and ensure the school are made aware of any issues raised by the sixth form. Last term, the most commonly raised issue concerned the new sixth form dress code. As sixth formers we had a number of concerns, particularly with regard to how and why the dress code was implemented. When I spoke with the Headteacher, Ms Gill explained that … [Read More...]

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Don’t You Forget About Me

“…And these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds are immune to your consultations. They’re quite aware of what they’re going through…” David Bowie’s words printed across the screen shatter to pieces revealing the entrance to “Sherman High School”, the backdrop to the classic 80’s teen movie “The Breakfast Club”, written and directed by John Hughes. First released in 1984, it soon became one of the biggest and … [Read More...]

David Lammy MP: "Unemployment is tragic"

Employment Discrimination?

Jorden Berkeley, a black 22-year-old university graduate from London, spent four months applying for jobs and getting no responses from bigger companies, but only offers from places that offered unpaid work experience. Then a careers adviser suggested Miss Berkeley stop using her first name and start using her middle name, Elizabeth. "I did not really understand this seeing as my name isn't stereotypically 'ethnic' or hard to pronounce, … [Read More...]

Uni 150.220

Uni for You?

The big question: what to do after sixth form? The answer your teachers will give you is university; however, this is not for everyone. There are other options rather than another three (or more) years of education. You could always do the unthinkable…. get a job! Rather than sticking out another three years in education hell and loading yourself with a ton of debt by the end of it, and no certainty of getting a job in your chosen … [Read More...]

We’re Listening To…

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Everything Everything: Arc

The Manchester-based indie band Everything Everything returned in January with new album Arc, a follow up to 2010’s debut album Man Alive.  … [Read More...]

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Everything Everything 280.165

Everything Everything: Arc

The Manchester-based indie band Everything Everything returned in January with new album Arc, a follow up to 2010’s debut album Man Alive.  After receiving mixed reviews for Man … [Read More...]

David Lammy MP: "Unemployment is tragic"

Employment Discrimination?

Jorden Berkeley, a black 22-year-old university graduate from London, spent four months applying for jobs and getting no responses from bigger companies, but only offers from … [Read More...]

Uni 150.220

Uni for You?

The big question: what to do after sixth form? The answer your teachers will give you is university; however, this is not for everyone. There are other options rather than another … [Read More...]