The rise of the eAthlete

Saudi Arabia’s Mosaad Aldossary is sweating very hard. As the game ticks on into the final few minutes, an international audience is about to witness him crowned Qualifier Champion and book a place at the World Cup. He has put in countless hours into his dream, and it is about to become a reality. The…

Farewell Dr.Nelson

Sadly Dr Nelson, a highly respected member of Brooke Hall and a much loved beak has announced that he will be leaving the school this summer. Dr Nelson is a highly appreciated chemistry beak who has helped many pupils achieve good grades in chemistry. He has taught here at Charterhouse for about two years now….

UnCharTED 2018 – the beginning…

Charterhouse pupils have been inspired to become latest members of the global TED community. In 2017, Dr. Balasubramanian (Assistant Master of the Scholars & Assistant Housemaster, Gownboys) applied to take a group of 11 specialists to the TEDxTeen conference at the O2 Arena, London. Titled ‘Bold Moves’, the conference was an eclectic mix of inspirational lectures, live music,…

Fortnite – why is it so popular?

Fortnite is a game which is extremely popular and has been since last fall. The game is officially called Fortnite Battle Royale and is available on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game is so globally popular that even an iOS version was made, with an Android version in plans. Fortnite is a multiplayer online survival…

How to Combat Stress

  To all first years who have just finished writing their mock exams and are getting back their results, stress is probably part of your everyday struggle at the moment. The Oak has been researching ways to deal with the high pressure and the stress in order to help you combat this problem. We have…

Understanding AI

Artificial Intelligence is commonly defined as the simulation of human intelligence through machines and computers. The use of AI is growing immensely in our constantly advancing societies, and humans need to know where to set the boundaries when it comes to the capabilities and power that we attribute to machines. Humans are the most advanced…

Girls’ Football at Charterhouse

The 2018 girls’ football season was one of many challenges which the team faced hands on and with a strong sense of spirit and co-operation. Overall, the team won an impressive 11 out of 17 matches. Although the results were not always consistent, the effort and work ethic of each of the girls was inspiring. The second…

Pontifex: a runner’s viewpoint

Pontifex. It is the annual 4.4 mile run that puts every being to the test; whether male or female, tall or short, duckites or fletcherites. The run starts right next to the Broom and Lees bridge and prior to the whistle being blown, the build-up of enthusiasm, debates as to who will beat who and…

Mobile Phone Policy: Fair or Not?

Phones seem to be becoming an increasingly essential piece of kit in this digital world, and so for the stereotypical teenager (who spends NINE hours on the internet on average every day), the thought of being temporarily separated from their most prized piece of social anchoring is almost too much to bear. However, it is…

Charterhouse Play Review: The Suicide

The Drama Department’s choice for the LQ 2018 play was “The Suicide” by Nicolai Erdman. The play is a satirical comedy about Semyon Podsekalnikov, an unemployed man who no longer sees any good in the world and thus contemplates taking his own life. When these thoughts are made public, all sections of society want him…

International Women’s Day at Charterhouse

Proudly co-educational since 1971, and shortly to welcome female pupils in all year-groups, Charterhouse marked International Women’s Day on Thursday 8th March. The School Library, situated at the heart of our campus, hosted a display to celebrate this important day in the global calendar, and invited pupils and staff to contribute the names of the…

Trip to the Phantom of the Opera

Towards the start of the Quarter, the members of 4A and 4U were treated to an experience at Her Majesty’s Theatre, to watch The Phantom of the Opera. The Phantom of the Opera is a musical written by Andrew Lloyd-Webber in 1986, with the same storyline as the book written in 1909. It takes place…