Our correspondents

  • Claudia


    It inspires me how the athletes ensure their disabilities don’t stand in the way of their dreams and hopes

  • Jake


    I'm interested in how big events like the paralympic games get reported, particularly in using social media

  • Joe


    By reporting through social media, I hope to improve my writing and gain filming skills I can use in the future

  • Kimberley


    I love writing and using photographs to capture my mood. How can we make the London 2012 games our own?

  • Renaye


    I want to develop my media skills, and gain inspiration for my Humanities exam in Culture later this year

  • Steve (A New Direction)

    Steve (A New Direction)

    Steve is a member of the A New Direction team and will be blogging on behalf of the organisation


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In March 2010, five students from Stoke Newington School & Sixth Form and A New Direction reported live from the Vancouver Paralympic Winter Games.

Vancouver content is now archived on their individual blogs (follow the links) as the group now blog about the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games as part of A New Direction's Headstart programme - read on for more...


Wordpress updates

EPQ-Summer Plan

Posted by renaye at 15 July 2012 20:33

Week Commencing                        Action July 30th                          Research into the structure of a 30 minute documentary, editing and using footage from other sources. August 6th                        Plan and prepare intro August 13th                      Plan and prepare part 1 August 20th                     Plan and prepare part 2 August 27th                     Plan and prepare ending Title: Does the ‘best’ personality type exist? […]

Discover Young Hackney 2012: Alter Ego Finals Review

Posted by renaye at 29 June 2012 18:19

I attended the Alter Ego talent contest that opened the Discover Young Hackney festival at the Hackney Empire on 3 February 2011. It was beautifully hosted by MTV Base’s Kat B, and a total of 12 constants took part in the show. Talents ranged from young singers, rappers, dancers, musicians, and comedians; there was even […]

How are Personalities formed and is there such thing as the ‘best’ personality type?

Posted by renaye at 31 March 2012 23:21

Title: Does the ‘best’ personality type exist? Since choosing to study AS psychology and AS biology I was slightly disappointed that none of my AS content covered neurology or the processing of the human brain. Although we have vaguely touched on neurotransmitters, in psychology I was hoping to learn more. However learning about theories that suggest that […]

EPQ-Further Thoughts

Posted by renaye at 27 March 2012 10:50

Okay, so I recently stumbled across a YouTube video last week on Derren Brown’s website. The video featured Susan Cain, an American writer,lectuer and best selling author discusing the power of intoverts during one of her lectures. Personality types has and still is a great intrest and mystery to me. Form the fisrt time I pick up […]

EPQ(extended project qualification)

Posted by renaye at 18 March 2012 19:28

So, last week I attended a meeting at my sixth form about  the Extended Project Qualification. I found it really intersting because we are required to base our project on the topic of- ANYTHING! So far i have considered the following topics -Introverts Vs Extroverts -London 2012 Olympics and its Legacy -Validity of the A-level sytem […]


Posted by cakejakesnake at 23 February 2012 20:14

As you may have noticed upon your travels my blog address and title were a little out of joint, unfortunatly I haven’t the money for an automatic redirect so this will have to suffice. NEW BLOG URL: thejakereport.wordpress.com It looks exactly the same, just it doesn’t say cakejakesnake up top!

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  • Our friend the student torch bearer

  • Britannia secondary

  • Waffles!!! With Kim , Claudia and Jake

  • Jake's boo-off to sightsee!

  • Renaye and Kim jetlag at the airport

  • Chicago airport

  • Training boo - Vancouver here we come!

  • Grand design

  • Vancouver 2010 - documenting the games via audioboo and other platforms

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