Entries by Boom

National Stress Awareness Day 2018 – 5 Ways To Manage Stress

It’s National Stress Awareness Day 2018 and we’ve put together a few stress-busting tips for you to pass onto students. Stress comes in all shapes and sizes and pupils will handle it in their own way, which is why the following are five suggestions and may work differently from person to person. 1) Encourage mistakes Mistakes […]

Internet Safety: Britain the Safest Place in the World to be Online

The UK government is cracking down on Internet safety, Britain hopes to become the safest place in the world to be online! So how has this come about we hear you ask? Well it’s all due to new proposals announced today by Culture Secretary Karen Bradley. Internet safety strategy explained The Government’s Internet Safety Strategy proposes to target […]

Tuition Fees Update: Saving Us Money?

We’re getting a bit political with this week’s blog post and discussing Prime Minister Theresa May’s pledge at the Conservative party conference. Let’s get into it! Tuition Fees: what’s changed? Well, Theresa May has pledged to save individual students up to £15,700 over the course of their working lives by raising the threshold for university […]

National Fitness Day: 5 Reasons to Exercise

We like to think of ourselves as a pretty fit bunch here at Team Boomerang (did we mention our 3 Three Peaks Challenge?), so we’re giving you 5 reasons to exercise, in honour of National Fitness Day. 5 Reasons to Exercise in honour of National Fitness Day: 1) Fewer colds We’ve reached that time of […]

Man Booker Prize Shortlist 2017 Announced

The time has finally come…the Man Booker Prize Shortlist has now been announced. We can’t wait to get stuck into these texts, it’s going to be a close one! The Man Booker Prize Shortlist for 2017: 4321 by Paul Auster (Faber & Faber) A 20th-century epic and Auster’s first novel in seven years, which sees one hero […]

National Read a Book Day: 5 Classics We’re Reading

We’re celebrating National Read a Book Day with a little look at 5 literary classics…have you read any of these? 1) Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier First published in 1938, Du Maurier’s novel is a fantastic thriller, which tells the tale of a young woman who falls deeply in love with the charming but mysterious […]

GCSE Results Day 2017: The Lowdown

You might have pushed it to the back of your mind, been worrying about it all summer or simply have forgotten about it completely. Well, fear not because we’re here to give you the lowdown on GCSE Results Day. When is GCSE Results Day? This year, Results Day falls on Thursday 24th August – save […]

A Level Results Day 2017: What To Expect When You’ve Applied For Uni

So 17th August 2017 marks the all-important A Level Results Day and we’re going to give you the lowdown on what to expect. You’re welcome! A Level Results Day – when exactly can I get my results? Well this depends on whether you’ll be looking online or heading to your school first. Not everyone realises […]