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Tales for your travels – the curious case of Iceland

The folklore of Iceland is something that goes much deeper than the fictional tales you usually hear of. The history behind the island’s fascinating interest in trolls and elves shapes the natural...

Hadley Learning Community’s trip to Belgium

Described as an amazing and maturing experience via Twitter, Hadley Learning Community appeared to have a wonderful time on their sports tour to Belgium. Both the netball and football teams travelled...

The Women’s World Cup so far…

Following our previous blog in anticipation of the Women’s World Cup last week, we’ve been waiting in excitement for what looked to be the biggest women’s tournament so far.

Can England still do it? The Cricket World Cup so far…

Since the beginning of The Cricket World Cup which began in May, England have had three significant encounters so far in the new and re-vamped round-robin format. Their very first match at the end of...

Rayburn Review with Andrew Rose

Rayburn Reviews is our brand new series of blogs where we cover topical issues in sport, music and education alongside our internal experts from within their departments. In the first edition of...

The story of the Neville twins

When comparing the Neville twins, Phil and Tracey, we must first look at the entire Neville family to get a true feel for how three kids made it to the top of their respective sports.

The 75th D-Day anniversary

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings which undoubtedly shaped the modern world. Allied forces from the United Kingdom, America and Canada stormed the beaches of Normandy with no...

The Women’s World Cup – More than just a tick-box.

Although Gareth Southgate’s men travel to Portugal in search of Nations League glory, the eyes are firmly on the women’s side as Phil Neville prepares them for the Women’s World Cup which kicks...
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Follow the road less travelled – Iceland hot spots and their off the beaten track alternatives

Topping travel bucket lists, astonishing great outdoor lovers and gripping thrill-seekers – there’s something pretty special about Iceland. Boasting unspoiled landscapes as far as the eye can see...

The benefits of playing brass

Based on the results of a study carried out by Dr Michael Bonshor and Dr Vicky Williamson for High Notes magazine, it’s clear that most brass players experience a whole host of significant...

The Champions League Final: The final quiz of the season

As we approach the Champions League Final on Saturday evening, we’re full of excitement for the second all-English final within the same week. Liverpool face Tottenham in what’s building up to be...

Is this England’s year?

With bookmakers ranking them favourites to win the tournament on British soil, could this be England’s best chance at securing The Cricket World Cup for the first time in the competition’s...