Mr Alan Rees, Teacher of Physics and STEM enthusiast, perfectly reflects on the learning processes of education and offers an intriguing scientific analogy.
Views from the Hill
Mr Simon Haddock, along with Psychology students Jasmine, Hannah, Khushi, Izzi, Daisy and Anais, considered why Blue Monday is thought of as the ‘most depressing’ day in the calendar.
The Young Enterprise Scheme runs every year at Farnborough Hill, under the expert guidance of Business and Economics Teacher Miss Lucy Miller. We spoke with Miss Miller and two Year 10 pupils, Eesha, Managing Director of Lazy Mountain, and Gabby, Managing Director of Aura, to learn more about the entrepreneurial scheme.
It is always the passion with which the girls engage with their topic that is the most striking, however, and it wonderful not only to see Sixth Form students picking up their Year 9 topics for further development at EPQ level but to hear of undergraduate dissertations being written on issues first considered as a project.
Mrs Carmel Landowski, Head of Classics, delves into why classical mythology is at the core of much modern art and literature, and is a common theme in theatre, art, film and pop-culture.
Mrs Lori Winch-Johnson, Teacher of English and Head of Learning Support, believes it is also not too far-fetched to say that effective public speeches have shaped history and have been as powerful as the sword for good or bad.