Jack Aldridge explains why he finds nature so fascinating
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Esztella Papp reports on success of new app teaching girls about puberty
Jessica Aldridge shares what it feels like to be dissatisfied with the label ‘female’
Our writer reflects on the stressful situations that have made her stronger.
More than 274 million photos on Instagram fall under the hashtag #selfie. In 2013 the word ‘selfie’ was added to the Oxford English Dictionary and named word of the year. And, in 2014, ‘selfie’ was officially accepted as a word in Scrabble. It’s clear that selfies have become a defining part of modern culture. Scrolling […]
What makes someone a role model? It’s a subjective question: each of us finds inspiration in different places. For some, it’s a hobby or a passion rather than a specific person that provides energy and encouragement. We asked students aged 13 to 15 from The Pavilion Study Centre in High Barnet to share their thoughts. […]
Sometimes I look in the mirror while applying a highlighter to my cheekbones, and I think: “Why am I doing this?” I don’t even enjoy wearing make-up. The counter argument in my head wins every time. Because I want to look pretty like everybody else. Because I want people to say: “She’s attractive.” There is […]
We all define ourselves in different ways. But our identity isn’t simple, and how others see us often doesn’t reflect how we see ourselves. Year 12 & 13 pupils tell us what identity means to them, why it matters — and why it sometimes makes them angry. Scroll down and use the slider tool to see […]
Jesica Alonso reports on how technology may be helping to make the world safer
Samuel Fuller explores why youth culture is in love with this unique form of...
Max Ferreira talks about his experience at a training centre in Highgate for people...
Nyron Redhead explores the need to learn about healthy relationships from a young age
Samuel Fuller explores why young people are wiser than we thought
Joe Marshall infiltrates a new breed of dance party
A poem by Andreea about a broken heart
Joe Marshall grapples with a beast of blockbuster proportions