Were They Right to Cancel Exams?


Sigh, Sixth form and school. The subject that anyone who would have been due to take A levels or GCSEs this summer would want to back away from. However this is pretty hard to avoid as exams have been cancelled for the second time in a row, just a couple of weeks after they wereContinue reading “Were They Right to Cancel Exams?”

Personal Update


Hello! So here is another personal update, on the grounds that they are easier to write than the other kinds of posts which I do, and because I actually do have something relevant to say. So in recent weeks I haven’t been my best (at the time of writing this) but as I am writingContinue reading “Personal Update”

New Years Message


2020 has been a hell of the year, and I am sure that all of you reading this cannot wait too toss it, somewhere. But I think we can learn from what has passed, and I hope that 2021 will be a better year for us all.

Is a Gap Year Really Worth It??


Now most years, year 13s would picture a gap year as almost some tropical fantasy, going from beach to beach, clambering over numerous rocky mountains and discovering amazing wildlife. Including as newts, while probably getting as pissed as one! But of course, it is going to be expensive. Very expensive. And unless you have very rich parents or parents who are going to spoil you sick, or that you are doing so much paid work that you would end up failing your A levels, Period. But this year, even with unlikely prospect of families offering up a lot of money, we have another limitation. Covid-19. Meaning that our gap year would most likely be spent watching everyone else go off to university while we are stuck at home. Sigh…

It has been nearly a year now since getting my GCSE results, and I still think that the new 1-9 grading system is shit


As I am sure you all know too well, this year the whole process of “grading” at the moment is a little bit up in the air. This is due to the pandemic, meaning that students weren’t able to be in school for quite a few months, and therefore they would not have been ableContinue reading “It has been nearly a year now since getting my GCSE results, and I still think that the new 1-9 grading system is shit”

Little Update


Hi hope that you are all ok. Now as I am writing this at the beginning of the “summer holidays”, I decided it would be a good time to do another off my updatey posts, where I basically ramble on about my life and probably moan about a few things, and not do very muchContinue reading “Little Update”