The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

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The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

We Are

The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

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Will you go for the Storm? An interview with the Dr.

Will you go for the Storm? An interview with the Dr.

Anson L (Year 10), Assistant Editor-In-Chief November 30, 2022

As the end of the school year nears, it often brings many goodbyes. We say goodbye to our teachers who have suffered our presence for a whole year, friends, and amazing assessments. This year we will also...

Filmmaking Incursion: Laying the Foundations for Our Future

Filmmaking Incursion: Laying the Foundations for Our Future

Ellis K (Year 10), Contributor November 16, 2022

If you told me 5 years ago that I would be given the opportunity to pursue my lifelong passion in the same place I fall asleep everyday (yes, I mean school), I certainly would not have believed you. I’d...

Meet the Captains

Meet the Captains

Leadership at William Clarke is an opportunity to represent the College and use its values to actively promote student agency.    In 2022, we saw College Captains Jazz and Liv introduce perhaps the...

Beautiful Work

Beautiful Work

Liv S (Year 12), Editor in Chief September 16, 2022

Reflecting upon my 13 years as a student, much of my teenage experience was centred around getting the best grades possible – a cycle of sleep, eat, work, and repeat. I remember quite clearly my reluctance...

Make Languages Great Again

Make Languages Great Again

Gianna J (Year 7) August 24, 2022

Edited by James H (Year 10)   はい、そうです   I’m sure we all have friends from different schools, ranging across many areas and education styles. Even though they go to different...

Fear of Public Speaking

Fear of Public Speaking

Carli S (Year 9) and Liv S (Year 12) August 9, 2022

Speeches are terrifying. 25 pairs of eyes staring at you - judging you. Underneath the spotlight, pressure is on. Everyone is paying keen attention to each word you say, waiting for you to mess up.  I'm...

How many Hackers does it take to Change a Lightbulb?

How many Hackers does it take to Change a Lightbulb?

Samuel C (Year 10) July 27, 2022

01000001 00100000 01100100 01100001 01111001 00100000 01100001 01110011 00100000 01100001 00100000 01001000 01100001 01100011 01101011 01100101 01110010 On 17th June, select year 9 and 10 students, most...

What is ‘My Space’? 

What is ‘My Space’? 

Year 7 Year Leaders June 22, 2022

The Year 11’s see a stampede of Year 7’s marching towards the Branwhite Centre, protected only by a thin, glass sliding door. Only a few more seconds until the warning bell hits.    3...2...1...   The...

Acing a Scientific Report

Acing a Scientific Report

Carli S (Year 9), Chief Contributor June 15, 2022

Over the last couple of years, I have written my fair share of scientific reports, and I must admit … they were pretty boring. Nonetheless, scientific reports are a crucial part of the scientific process,...

How to Deal with Exam Stress

How to Deal with Exam Stress

Carli S (Year 9), Chief Contributor June 1, 2022

Let's be honest - we have all experienced our fair share of exam stress. Even whilst writing this I'm worrying about the everlasting list of assessments due. In the past 10 years of going to WCC, only...

How to Study (And Perhaps Enjoy) Maths

How to Study (And Perhaps Enjoy) Maths

Timothy Z (Year 11) May 25, 2022

Maths. One of the ‘big three’ subjects in school, alongside English and Science. Most people are indifferent about the subject, it seems. There are also people who hate it. And there are a few who...

Subject Breakdown – Aeronautics and Space Exploration

Subject Breakdown – Aeronautics and Space Exploration

James H (Year 10), Chief Contributor May 10, 2022

Rockets, planes, physics and more – Aeronautics and Space Exploration has you covered  With the new curriculum coming into place this year, there have been dozens of new subjects that are being offered...

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