Journey to Revolution

The belief in Lenin’s ability to bring down the Russian Tsar was well founded.


What to do if you’re struggling with your course

It can be especially difficult to get to grips with studying if you have other commitments, such as work and family responsibilities. With all that in mind, here are some suggestions for what to do if you find yourself struggling…


John Steinbeck

He would perhaps be best known to recent GCSE students for his 1937 novella Of Mice and Men, having been one of many texts studied at that level for a number of years.


Is Donald Trump the most Controversial President in History?

Richard Nixon is perhaps the most well-known recent example of a divisive president.


Do you have a sense of enormous wellbeing?

You might think that in our country there were more reasons than not to be cheerful, yet 1 in 6 of us experience anxiety and depression.


Emile Zola versus the French Republic

Zola, as a liberal, together with an increasingly like-minded press, denounced the elite’s verdict in a front page open letter article in “L’Aurore”, entitled “J’Accuse”.


Brexit: Cultural Challenge or Opportunity?

Ultimately, change is happening now whether we like it or not.


Elites, Foxes and Lions

To the elite 20% of society. Parato assigned two broad overlapping types: the Foxes and Lions…


Holocaust Memorial Day

Each year the Trust asks a different question or addresses a new theme to help commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.


Anne Bronte

The Irish novelist George Moore was to call Anne’s debut novel, Agnes Grey, “the most perfect prose narrative in English literature.”


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