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Game Website Review: CoolMathGames.com

Game Website Review: CoolMathGames.com

Written by Bradley Winters, work experience student Remember when games weren’t downloaded on your computer, or when the only games on there were minesweeper or solitaire? There were tons of flash games around to fill the void and that’s what CoolMathGames (CMG f0r short) is: a reminder of when people had free time in lessons and […]

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Rocket League Crate Review: Velocity Crate

Rocket League Crate Review: Velocity Crate

By Bradley Winters, work experience student The Velocity Crate was released in the 4.12.17 update for Rocket League and contains one of the following 4 rare decals: 1 very rare wheel, 1 very rare paint finish, 1 very rare trail, 1 import body, 1 import wheel, 1 import rocket boost, 2 exotic wheels, 4 black […]

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My Top 5 Songs

My Top 5 Songs

By Bradley Winters, work experience student 5.Twenty One Pilots: Chlorine (2019) I enjoy playing this song whenever I am chilling out while playing games such as Forza Horizon 4. The lyrics are simple and easily understandable.   4.Marshmello x Svdden Death: Sell Out (2019) I play this whenever I am on competitive games such as […]

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Game Review: Rocket League

Game Review: Rocket League

By Bradley Winters, work experience student Rocket League is a football game but with cars, available on PC, Xbox One and PS4. The cars can be customised with bodies, liveries, paintjob, wheels, boosts, trails, goal explosions and engine audio. The game was created by Psyonix as a sequel to Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket Powered Battlecars, which […]

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Review: The Handmaid’s Tale

Review: The Handmaid’s Tale

Work experience student Jessica Graham reviews The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel. This year marks 34 years since the release of Margret Atwood’s dystopian fiction novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, yet it is more relevant than ever. It touches on issues of patriarchy, female oppression and the use of the female body as an object of […]

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Review: The Umbrella Academy

Review: The Umbrella Academy

By Aaron Walker   View this post on Instagram   It’s a family affair. The Umbrella Academy arrives February 15. A post shared by The Umbrella Academy (@umbrellaacad) on Dec 9, 2018 at 7:00am PST The Umbrella Academy is a Netflix series adaptation of the American comic book series written by Gerard Way and illustrated […]

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Why Kevin Jonas shouldn’t have re-joined ‘The Jonas Brothers’

Why Kevin Jonas shouldn’t have re-joined ‘The Jonas Brothers’

By Jennifer Southam The Jonas Brothers recently got back together after their split in October 2013.  In their new single, ‘Sucker’, it was no surprise to fans when Kevin Jonas wasn’t singing in the song. During their original run, from 2003-2013,  Kevin was only ever seen singing in one song: “I left my heart in […]

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Review: Ready Player One (Ewan Gleadow and Ryan Easby)

Review: Ready Player One (Ewan Gleadow and Ryan Easby)

Ewan Gleadow’s Review For whatever reason, I had very high hopes for Spielberg’s latest, Ready Player One. Video game movies or movies about video games never work, they just don’t. So, when you’ve got a movie featuring prominent video game characters, popular movie references and a whole host of other pop culture variety, it’s a […]

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Why is the world obsessed with True Crime?

Why is the world obsessed with True Crime?

Work experience student, Neave Heaton, looks at a current obsession with True Crime Why is True Crime so popular at the moment in media? It seems that some of the most awaited Netflix originals of the past year are documentaries/dramatisations of true crime, including the likes of Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes […]

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Lords of Chaos: based on truth and lies?

Lords of Chaos: based on truth and lies?

by Aaron Hanney The recently released Lords of Chaos movie, a biopic based on the infamous book which focuses on the Norwegian second-wave black metal scene of the late 80s and early 90s, has been causing a stir with critics and musicians who were involved within the then underground scene. Opinions on the accuracy of […]

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