Steve and Mike McGarry are coming!

On Friday the 13th October we have Steve and Mike McGarry coming in. This father and son duo have a huge amount of talent – with both of them having their own high profile clients. Steve has been nominated many times for a vast array of illustration awards, and went on to win the National Cartoonist Society Newspaper Illustration award in 2003. Steve has a number of specialisms, including illustration, cartoon illustration, story artistry and working on record sleeves. Steve will be joined by one of his two sons, Mike, who specialises in Illustration, animation and design. Ask Miss S or Mrs Holman for more details.


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Wondering how to vote?

Do you want to know what the policies are of individual parties or discover how you truly feel about certain areas of politics?
Look no further than the library!
We will be putting every parties manifesto out in the Sixth form library as they become available.
If you didn’t know we also get newspapers in both newspapers daily.
We’ll be showing live BBC footage on the 8th and 9th, at periods throughout the election.


Deadline to reg is 22nd May and you can still register if you’re 17 but will turn 18 on or before the 8th June. Click to register here:
If you can’t wait to get researching here are some useful links

We also have loads of very informative resources available in the library:

Chavs: the demonization of the working class by Owen Jones

The End of the Party by Andrew Rawnsley

The Establishment: and how they get away with it by Owen Jones

A Young Citizens guide to local government

A Young Citizens guide to parliament

A History of modern Britain by Andrew Marr

Das Kapital: a critique of political economy

Moranthology – Caitlin Moran

Nudge: Improving decisons about Health, Wealth and happiness by Thaler and Sunstein

The political animal by Jeremy Paxman

This changes everything: Capitalism vs. the climate by Naomi Klein

A Young citizens guide to political parties

On Liberty by Shami Chakrabarti