Eve’s Story – Joining AKS in Year 8

I started AKS in year 8 and was really anxious about joining a few weeks into the first term. However, the moment I stepped through the school gates on my first day, I felt like I was part of a family. I had some friends that I had known from primary school but I was still very nervous. That soon disappeared when I was greeted by one of my good friends by the school entrance, and taken to my form room. When I arrived at my form I was greeted by the boys and girls from mine, and other forms

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Year 12 students visit Blackpool Magistrates Court

On Tuesday 14th January, myself and a group of year 12 students went on a visit to Blackpool Magistrate’s Court. We were sat down – and asked to stay quiet – in a box at the side of the court, with a clear view of everything that was going on. Slowly things fell into place, people got to where they needed to be, and the first of seven cases began. As we expected – and had been warned – the morning progressed slowly; nobody was keen to do anything quickly. This meant there was time spent sitting between cases, time

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