ORIGINAL FICTION! Once a witch, always a witch

by Rebecca Yarde-Buller CHAPTER ONE I got out of bed yawning happily. It was the first day of the summer holidays – and my 13th birthday. For those who don’t know, this is one of a witch’s most important birthdays – the day I would legally be declared a witch by receiving my first broomstick.... Continue Reading →


Bubble Exclusive! Interview with Adam Katz, creator of INANIMATE INSANITY

Abigail Ley has been a mega-fan for years of Inanimate Insanity, the cult-hit animated web-series. As The Bubble's official reporter on the wackier reaches of cyberspace, she caught up with its creator, Adam Katz. Here's what he had to say. (And check out the YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1PcleKB2id1hsIIABvxUJg. You won't regret it.) How would you explain... Continue Reading →

The Beach View by Lasya Purohit

An original watercolour by Lasya Purohit, Yr 9 The high tide smashed against the rocks and the smooth sand was swallowed up by the shore. My feet were engraved in the soft sand as I walked along the bay with my family close behind. The boats laid on the sand bed awaiting for their owners... Continue Reading →

The Agony Student strikes again!

A couple of weeks ago our Agony Student, Niamh Gander, received a heart-rending cri de coeur from an anonymous teacher who was experiencing agonising guilt owing to the new door system at St James. See below for her brilliant solution to said teacher's problems (along with the original letter, reprinted here for your convenience). THE PROBLEM... Dear... Continue Reading →


By Ella Edmonds, Ranter-at-Large Ok, so I understand that the government needs to do certain things, either to keep us safe or… I don’t know much about politics, I guess some things just have to be done. But some things are a step too far. And one of those things is the sugar tax which... Continue Reading →

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