The English Department's Blog

March, 2011 Archive

Mar 21

Nottingham High School’s Bridge Cup competition has been running annually ever since 1947. It is such a long-running event and one that has become such a distinctive part of high school tradition, that it is sometimes easy to forget just how unusual it is. It was the brainchild of Mr R.S. ‘Beaky’ Bridge, a former […]

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Mar 14

I wasn’t looking for this when I checked Longform.org this morning: I’d found this video of the Japanese tsunami, and hoped to find some writing about it that I could look at with Year 9, who are studying non-fiction at the moment.  As it turned out, there wasn’t yet, but there’s bound to be some […]

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