Blog 16

Blog 16

Blog 16 is a student-run online magazine covering various subjects written from the point of view of Post 16 students at Minsthorpe.

The latest articles are available to view below:

22nd January 2015

Getting To Know... Mrs Evans

Getting To Know… Mrs Evans

This week our staff survey is answered by Mrs Evans…

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Game Review: SCP Containment Breach

Game Review: SCP Containment Breach

This week’s game review is indie title SCP Containment Breach…

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Book Review: The Miniaturist

Book Review: The Miniaturist

This week’s book review is Jessie Burton’s debut novel The Miniaturist…

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27th November 2014

Getting To Know... Mrs Cooper

Getting To Know… Mrs Cooper

Mrs Cooper answers the staff quiz this week…

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20th November 2014

Getting To Know... Mr MacIntyre

Getting To Know… Mr MacIntyre

This week’s staff fact file is from Humanities’ Mr MacIntyre…

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Competition Time

Competition Time

This is your chance to feature on the cover of our winter issue…

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13th November 2014

Getting To Know... Mr Yates

Getting To Know… Mr Yates

This week’s staff fact file is from Assistant Principal Mr Yates…

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Game Review: Rogue Legacy

Game Review: Rogue Legacy

This week’s review is of older indie platform game which has been around since mid-2013…

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Update: Charity Week & Student Leadership

Update: Charity Week & Student Leadership

As we are in the midst of Charity Week, we thought it was important to give you a quick update as to how things are going…

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Feature: Driving?

Feature: Driving?

If you’re thinking of learning to drive we have all the info you need to get started…

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Feature: A Visit To Sheffield Hallam University

Feature: A Visit To Sheffield Hallam University

Shannon Bruce recently visited Sheffield Hallam University for an Open Day…

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MacIntyre's Strips: South Africa’s Berger Van Stinkz

MacIntyre’s Strips: South Africa’s Berger Van Stinkz

A comic strip from Mr MacIntyre’s Fake Footballers…

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Nolan's Thought Of The Week

Nolan’s Thought Of The Week

Mr Nolan reflects on the events of World War I on the centenary…

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6th November 2014

Getting To Know... Mr Henshaw

Getting To Know… Mr Henshaw

The Principal answers the questions in the first in a series of staff fact files…

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Game Review: Borderlands The Pre-Sequel

Game Review: Borderlands The Pre-Sequel

Borderlands is back with the 3rd game in the franchise and this time you’re taken to the moon for some low gravity and high flying fun…

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Feature: Writing A Personal Statement Can Be Difficult

Feature: Writing A Personal Statement Can Be Difficult

Here are some top tips which could be helpful when beginning to write your personal statement…

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23rd October 2014

Feature: Next Steps

Feature: Next Steps

University not for you? There are plenty of other options that may interest you…

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16th October 2014

Game Review: Alien Isolation

Game Review: Alien Isolation

This week’s review is of the new first person survival horror created by Creative Assembly and publish by SEGA…

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An Interview With... Mr Henshaw

An Interview With… Mr Henshaw

Kicking off the first "An Interview With…" series we decided to start at the top…

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School Trip: EGX 2014

School Trip: EGX 2014

Last Friday, 18 Post 16 students travelled London to go to EGX, the biggest games show in the UK…

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9th October 2014

MacIntyre's Strips: The Dutch David Hirst

MacIntyre’s Strips: The Dutch David Hirst

A comic strip from Mr MacIntyre’s Fake Footballers…

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Recipe: Tortilla Pizzas

Recipe: Tortilla Pizzas

A recipe for making Tortilla Pizza’s from Kyle Hurdiss…

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Game Review: Destiny

Game Review: Destiny

This week’s Game review is of the recently released Bungie-developed, Activision-published, Sci-Fi FPS RPG title called Destiny…

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