Sports Leaders

Coming into year 10, there was a new opportunity for us: Sports Leaders. When I first saw this, I signed up, knowing that it would be the type of activity and leadership I would be interested in. The course runs alongside core PE lessons, and you learn lots of skills throughout the year in order …

Machakos, Kenya: How former SVC student found a vocation for life…

International Citizen Service (ICS) provides overseas volunteer placements for 18-25 year olds. It is a direct way to make a difference to the lives of others. My decision to join ICS was fuelled by a desire for something different. Realising that my career goals were all around charity and voluntary work, ICS seemed to be …

5 ways learning an instrument can change your life

Learning an instrument is definitely time-consuming, tiresome and somewhat frustrating. When I was younger, my dad taught me how to play guitar. Honestly, it was not something I was overly passionate about at the time. Consequently, I stopped learning and this caused my dad to come to the disappointing realisation that his daughter would not …