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Slavery has been abolished in Britain… so why is it still an ongoing issue?

I understand my past few posts have been very light-hearted however now, it’s time for me to actually write about something gritty that I am very passionate about The British Parliament abolished slavery in the UK in 1833. Yet today we still have innocent people being illegally trafficked into the UK. “In 2017, over 5,000 […]

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Three Communication Errors that are Ruining Your Friendships!

By Katrina Rugundu   If you’re a person of reasonable productivity, focused on staying afloat in the harsh seas of the schooling, your social life is probably at the bottom of your list of priorities. This kind of carelessness is what easily causes friends to drop like flies. As a young writer, I’ll try my […]

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My top five Netflix shows!

Here are my top five Netflix shows that are binge worthy to watch! Stranger Things Stranger Things has to be one of my favourite Netflix shows as every episode leaves you in suspense and is filled with lots of action and drama. I am fairly new to the show as I only started watching last year but […]

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How to be happy, and why you should be!

By Tatiana Bysooa   I understand that life can be a little dull sometimes and that it feels like all you need is a break. The bad days turn into bad weeks, weeks turn into months and months begin to feel like years, and sooner or later you begin to feel mentally exhausted by even […]

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Harry Styles: Live on tour

Harry Styles: Live on tour

On Wednesday, 11th April I had the privilege of going to see Harry Styles in concert at the O2. Since leaving One Direction, Harry decided to go down the solo career path. The first single from Harry Styles the album was ‘sign of the times’, which went straight to number one on the UK singles chart […]

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Is McDonalds Monopoly rigged or genuine?

McDonalds Monopoly is held every year for a limited time and is considered to be one of the most successful marketing promotions of all time. The aim is to collect monopoly pieces in hopes of winning the big money prize of £1 million. however, it is more likely that you would win a less luxurious […]

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Is The Government Keeping Secrets About Brexit?

Are you one of the thousands that think the government is not sharing enough information with the public concerning Brexit? Many people, especially we teenagers, are seriously concerned that British people are being left in the dark on the progress of the Brexit plan. Ever since the historical referendum in 2016 that started the Brexit […]

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Know Your Contraception

By Tatiana Bysooa The idea of sex itself can seem quite scary. I mean, teachers are constantly telling horror stories of what could happen and how high the chances are of getting pregnant or a sexually transmitted disease. To be honest, sex shouldn’t be as taboo as people make it out to be, especially in […]

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Meet the S4S sixth formers.

We are the sixth formers that have joined the S4S team! Katrina, Tatiana and myself (Alice) will be writing for the website and down below are introductory paragraphs to give you an insight about ourselves and the rest of the team and what our role for S4S will be. Alice Hi, I’m Alice and I’m studying […]

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Great British Olympic Glory!

The Winter Olympics are almost over, and if you have been watching it, you would have seen some of the highest highs and lowest lows from team GB. Snowboarder Katie Ormerod suffered a broken wrist in training, before her Olympic run abruptly ended on the 8th February with her ‘worst ever’ injury. She needed two […]

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