Alicia and Alice

Taking a well needed and well deserved break between A levels and University, two Chipping Campden School friends are embarking upon a 6 month adventure around Hong Kong, South East Asia, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand! The blog they have created is a way to keep in contact with home and to fill with great... Continue Reading →

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

I have found this review to be particularly difficult to write. Unlike the Dior exhibition I went to last year, I did not know much about Cristóbal himself or the history of the brand. All I recognised was the weird proportioned shapes that walk down the catwalk. Little did I know that such weird proportioned... Continue Reading →

The Definite Determiner

Congratulations to our very own Emma Fuller, Year 9, runner up in the District Round of the Rotary Young Writer Competition. This year's theme was 'A Different Perspective'. Emma took on a unique perspective in her creative writing piece, The Definite Determiner. I am the greatest. I can snatch something out of normality and place... Continue Reading →

“Arbeit Macht Frei”: A Reflection of My Day at Auschwitz

(Photo credit to Taka) Established in 1988, The Holocaust Educational Trust was created to educate young people from every background about the Holocaust and the important lessons to be learned for today. Chipping Campden School's History Department organised for two of our A Level students to be school ambassadors, traveling to Auschwitz to learn more about the... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tips for Scoring in Charity Shops

There is many reasons why more young people should scour the streets for bargains in charity shops. It’s cheap, cheerful and my most wacky wonderful garments have come from the rails. Of course, you shouldn’t just shop for selfish reasons; Fast fashion is on the rise and what better way to reduce material and poor... Continue Reading →

Dear Molly…… (ten years later)

During July of 2017 my mum and I took a trip to visit old friends in Santa Barbara, California, whom my mum knew from working in a lab at the university during her twenties. It was therefore almost inevitable that when their daughter Molly and I were born within three months of each other that... Continue Reading →

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