Lateral Flow Testing – Let’s Get Tested!

Lateral Flow Testing – Let’s Get Tested!

Posted on: May 13th 2021

#Concord Life #Lateral Flow #Testing

A video by Chester in 6.1, reminding and encouraging all participating students to regularly self-test and the importance of self-testing. Chester is helping weekly with the NHS self-testing lateral flow tests here at Concord, assisting students to register when they turn up at the test centre. Thank you, Chester!


What can you do in Shrewsbury?

Posted on: May 7th 2021

#Concord Trips #Shrewsbury

As the severity of COVID-19 subsided in the county of Shropshire, we are finally allowed to take weekly trips to the nearby town of Shrewsbury for the first time ever this year. Starting from 28th April every Wednesday, there would be coaches near the Main Hall at 1:15 which can…

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A Life Lesson

Posted on: May 7th 2021

#Concord Life #Life lessons #Reflections

With my return after Easter break as disorienting as any other, it started off with me plugging my feet into my shoes, sealing my mouth with a shawl and setting out on my odyssey to catch the morning bus – 10 minutes late. It was the first Thursday back after…

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Snowfield

Posted on: May 7th 2021

#Christmas #Holidays #Reflections

Concord offered a ‘staycation’ over Christmas for those boarders who weren’t able to return home. My mother did not want to expose me to the virus by taking flights and going to airports, so I remained in campus for the entire month. It was quite a lonely time for me….

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The Stress Paradox

Posted on: May 7th 2021

#Performance #Stress #Wellbeing

The entrenched belief that stress is always bad has remained unchallenged. High levels of pressure and the feeling of being overwhelmed are common catalysts of stress. The lack of control causes us to experience restlessness, the inability to concentrate and fatigue. This results in reduced productivity and decreased memory functioning…

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Eco Week in Concord: Our Earth

Posted on: May 7th 2021

#Eco Club #Eco Week #Societies

My fondest memory as a child was always going out into the luscious greenery of my birthplace, Romania, enjoying the sprawling, vast lands of the countryside along with towering, rocky mountains lining the horizon. So, it is with immense pleasure to see Concord host its very own way of appreciating…

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The Walk

Posted on: May 7th 2021

#Walking #Wellbeing

Rather than simply catching your sleep in your room, try catching those walks organised here every now and then. Catch the summer breeze, even catch the sight of nearby sheep and cows along your way. Afterall, aren’t they the little things in your day that can make you smile? Or…

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Singing Reflection?

Posted on: May 4th 2021

#Concord Showcase #Diversity #Reflection

I am sure most people will agree with me that this year has been a tough one, COVID-19 became a massive challenge for organising activities around the world, and indeed in Concord. Safety precautions and measures such as year group ‘bubbles’ and avoiding big group meetups meant that one of…

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The Pieced Moments

Posted on: May 4th 2021

#Concord Life #Photography

A Sixth Form ‘Marketing Prefect’ application video by 6.1 student Shirley, which combines a series of photos taken at different dates and times around the college, which have been condensed into a complete working day with their corresponding time labelled.


No Stress For Me

Posted on: May 4th 2021

#Exams #Revision #Stress

When coming back from a long period of break, like the Easter Holidays, it can sometimes be hard to get yourself fully motivated and to encourage yourself to work hard, especially in such strange times in the world. It’s probably normal for you to feel like this, but surely it…

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