• From Nutrients To Nuggets: The History Of Schools Meals

    After Rashford's campaign to ensure children get feed over the summer holiday, Kayleigh Moore explores school meals their history and their importance....
  • Yes, Britain is Racist and I Am Tired (Part One)

    The last month has been incredibly hard for me and many black people. I have felt so many emotions: rage, anguish, sadness and frustration. One of the most frustrating things that I found is the fact that people keep on telling me that racism doesn’t exist as much in...
  • Change Must Begin With the National Curriculum

    Educational group, The Black Curriculum, is pushing for the British school syllabus to be changed. Founded in 2019, it advocates for black history to be taught in schools across the UK. Social enterprise, The Black Curriculum, seeks to redress the predominantly Eurocentric perspective of the UK’s national curriculum. It advocates...
  • Secondary School Dress Codes: Necessary or OTT?

    I remember very clearly how it felt to wear a uniform at school. The ease of waking up in the morning and throwing the same thing on, the sense of school identity, and the copious amounts of stuff I could fit into the many pockets of my blazer. But...
  • Government Introduces Free Sanitary Products in Secondary Schools

    Wednesday 13th March 2019 was a pretty wonderful day for women across England. Despite the dismality of more Brexit disappointment, one Conservative did not disappoint as Chancellor Philip Hammond announced in his Spring Statement that starting from September 2019, secondary schools and colleges in England will receive government funding...
  • Colonisation Has Been Erased from the British Curriculum: It’s Time to Fix That.

    An often-cited quote about the lack of colonial history in the British curriculum comes from Dr Sashi Tharoor, who stated that “it’s a bit of an embarrassment that you can get a History A Level in this country without knowing anything about colonial history.” The lack of colonial pedagogy...
  • Why Do Privately Educated Students Still Dominate Professions?

    A recent study by Sutton Trust has uncovered that privately educated students still dominate top professions. Whilst only 7% of students are privately educated, the top end of professions, including politics, medicine and film, are still dominated by those who were privately educated. Over half the politicians in the current...