#blacklivesmatter Educational List

In this blog post, I have compiled a list of things you can read/watch/listen to, to educate and inform yourself on the #blacklivesmatter campaign. I have also included some petitions that need as many signatures as we can gather! Firstly, there are plenty of books and articles that you can read. Some of these areContinue reading “#blacklivesmatter Educational List”

How ‘The Hate You Give’ opened my eyes and why it has stuck with me since #blacklivesmatter

A couple of summers ago, I read the book ‘The Hate You Give’ by Angie Thomas and it has stayed with me everyday since. The book follows the life of an African- American teen, Starr. It details Starr’s experience as a black person living in America, exploring her experience growing up in a poor, BlackContinue reading “How ‘The Hate You Give’ opened my eyes and why it has stuck with me since #blacklivesmatter”

What do I want to do with my life?

A few weeks ago at school, I was given the opportunity to have a mock interview in preparation for the world of work and consequently endless interviews. As this was a ‘mock’ I wasn’t too bothered about ensuring I was fully prepared, as I didn’t entirely know what to expect anyway. However, as I searchedContinue reading “What do I want to do with my life?”

Exams- what’s not to like?

We were informed recently that we would still be having end of year examinations, despite our current situation in home-school. Admittedly, my heart did sink when I heard the word ‘exams’ as I pictured the hours of revision that were required and the reality that it won’t be possible to completely relax over the lockdownContinue reading “Exams- what’s not to like?”