• Anti-LGBT School Protests Banned

    On Tuesday the High Court in Birmingham ruled a ban on the anti-LGBT lesson protests occurring outside of Anderton Park Primary School. Since May, protestors have been chanting outside of the school gates causing disruption to the students and staff. Headteacher Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson described the demonstrations as “toxic and...
  • Teach First: Want To Help Smash the Class Ceiling?

    SPONSORED ARTICLE Impact’s latest sponsor, Teach First wants you to help smash the class ceiling by applying to become part of their teacher training programmes. Read on to find out more… Firstly, what even is the class ceiling? Well, did you know that in the UK, just eight schools...
  • Putting the ‘History’ in Black History Month (Part 2)

    Back to the main question, why is it that for most people, important history is overwhelmingly white? In my opinion, this is simply a lack of a more diverse education, there are many important historical figures who were people of colour and that is what Black history month is...
  • Putting the ‘History’ in Black History Month (Part 1)

    History in the UK is overwhelming white. When we think of history, we tend to think of white people. Just thinking off the top of your head, you might struggle to think of important, historical people of colour. Perhaps you think this isn't true, of course we all know...
  • Perspectives of the Past

    Black History Month in the UK is a celebration of Black culture and history and the achievements and contributions made by Black Britons in the past and has been celebrated for over 30 years....
  • University Education- how will it differ to your previous studies?

    Emily Hall guides readers through how studying at University is going to be different to their previous education.  We go through education step by step: preschool, infants, junior, secondary, college, sixth form, or whatever institutional setting you found yourself in. Our education was planned and mapped out for us....
  • Educating Rita @ Theatre Royal

    Directed by Max Roberts and written by Willy Russell, Educating Rita tracks the story of a working-class hairdresser, Rita into higher education. Passionate, determined and fun-loving Rita (Jessica Johnson) meets her alcoholic University tutor, Frank (Stephen Tompkinson) at the beginning of the play. Rita, despite her lack of education,...