British Festival Season

It’s festival time once again!  A quick look at some of the best festivals  2018 had to offer us. July and August are traditionally the time of year for different […]

Read Article →

Death And Destruction as Kerala Battles The Floods

Another year, another monsoon season. Citizens of Kerala are tested to their limits with the natural elements, leaving more than 350 dead.

Read Article →

Read A Book For ‘World Book Day’

Robyn Bolger | Reporter Thursday March 1st is a celebration just for the bookworms of the world- World Book Day! It’s a day to sit back and enjoy a nice, […]

Read Article →

Repulsive Racism or Merely a Mistake?

Faith Sindick | Reporter The Swedish multibillion pound company H&M has apologised over advert that has put the world in disarray. The advert features an 8-year-old black boy wearing a […]

Read Article →

The Unique Christmas Traditions Around The Globe

Faith Sindick| Reporter In Scotland we have a vast range of Christmas traditions from giving and receiving gifts, kissing under the mistletoe to believing in Santa for us then to […]

Read Article →

Review: I Have No Secrets

Robyn Bolger | Reporter ‘I Have No Secrets’, written by Penny Joelson, is a book which, in my opinion, is written from a very unusual and intriguing angle – from […]

Read Article →

Somalian Refugee to Buckingham Palace

By Ava Barrett A young refugee from Somalia has settled in Scotland but is heading for Buckingham Palace. Djamila Eden came to this country two years ago with her mother […]

Read Article →

Illegal Marriage is an Endemic: Hear Asiya’s Story

Rachael Smith | Politics Reporter The story of Asiya, a Pakistani girl who poisoned over 10 people in an attempt to poison her arranged marriage husband, stormed the Internet last […]

Read Article →

All Saints’ and All Souls’

Niamh McGroarty | Reporter Katie Hunter | Depute Editor-in-Chief Each year on the 1st of November, All Saint’s Day is celebrated in the Catholic Church. It is a day which […]

Read Article →

Halloween in Different Countries

Madeleine Canning | Reporter For most of us Halloween is a time for trick-or-treating, partying or just celebrating this spooky season but in this article, I will tell you some […]

Read Article →

Forget Despacito – Entammede Jimmiki Kammal is in town

Ritty Tomichen| Reporter The much-awaited malayalam movie ‘Velipadinte Pusthakam,’ which translates to ‘The Book of Revelations’ is here. Released as part of the ‘Onam’ big releases, the movie is soaring […]

Read Article →

Our trip to ReimagiNation East Kilbride

Photography from Cindy-Lou Ramsay Sophia Guidi | In recognition of their achievement in the private reading programme, 30 S2-3 pupils were nominated to attend ReimagiNation: East Kilbride, a new book […]

Read Article →

What is the FM’s Reading Challenge?

Rio Jordan with Niamh McGroarty | The First Minister’s Reading Challenge was introduced to primary pupils throughout Scotland last year, with the aim of the programme being to encourage children […]

Read Article →

EXCLUSIVE: First Minister Interview

  First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited St Andrew’s and St Bride’s on Monday 21st August 2017. As part of her visit, to celebrate the launch of the First Minister’s Reading […]

Read Article →

World Book Day – Celebrations By The Book

St Andrew’s and St Bride’s S1 choose David Walliams in 2017 survey Thursday 2nd March | Written by Lewis James McPartlin | Class 1F2 Every year, St Andrew’s and St […]

Read Article →

Goodnight Mister Tom

Katie Hunter | On Wednesday 9th March, a number of St Andrew’s and St Bride’s pupils experienced a touching performance of  ‘Goodnight Mister Tom’ in the Theatre Royal, Glasgow. Winner of the […]

Read Article →

Pop Songs for Winter Blues

Rona Raju, Nyssa Rutherford and Chloe Haider | As we all know this season has been chart topping so far, quite literally! Here are our top 5 pop songs of […]

Read Article →