BBC School Report – News Day!

On the 21st March 2013, as a budding group of journalists, we gathered in our school library for the BBC School Report News Day. At the start of the day, we used local newspapers and … Read more

BBC School Report – The Big Day!

On the 21st March 2013, as a budding group of journalists, we gathered in our school library for the BBC School Report News Day. At the start of the day, we used local newspapers and … Read more

Asteroid Impact in 2036

In 2036 it is said that an asteroid known as Apophis, named after the Egyptian God of Death, will change the worlds orbit. NASA, however, have said that the world will not end but it … Read more

A White Spring?

Since yesterday, Wednesday the 20th of March, spring has officially begun. After a long, cold and snowy winter, I’m sure you were all looking forward to Daffodils, sunshine and warmer weather. Unfortunately, March 2013 has … Read more

BISHOP STEPS UP

Justin Welby, former Bishop of Durham, has been elected to the position of Archbishop of Canterbury. Later today, he will be enthroned at Canterbury Cathedral. Born on 6th January 1956, Archbishop Welby worked as a … Read more

School Girl Takes To the Floor

A school girl from Durham High School for Girls defied all expectations when she was crowned Floor Champion at the Australian Youth Olympics 2013. As well as this fantastic achievement, she won silver on the … Read more

The Harlem Shock

Who hasn’t heard of the Harlem Shake? The internet meme has been branded the new ‘Gangnam Style’ by many and has taken people all over the world by storm. However, a recent attempt at the … Read more

An End to the Ugly Face of The EU Beauty Industry

On Monday 11th March animal charities across Europe celebrated a ban on selling cosmetics, which have been tested on animals across the European Union. Last week, after a total of more than 30 years of … Read more

GOVERNMENT PLAN TO REPLACE GCSE SCRAPPED

Plans to replace GCSEs with English Baccalaureate Certificates are abandoned by the government. The government had made plans to use the English Baccalaureate, from 2015, to test all individuals instead of GCSEs in some subjects … Read more

Do eBooks spell the end for our beloved print?

As the world evolves and technology becomes increasingly dominant, the future of books and written literacy is becoming more uncertain. Within the previous 18 months, eBook sales have overtaken the classic printed book. While eBooks … Read more