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The Science Of Happiness And Why Choice Makes Us Miserable – By Nada Aggour


  Dan Gilbert, a Harvard psychologist and the author of ‘Stumbling on Happiness’ gave a presentation on ‘The surprising science of happiness’ on Ted Talks. In this, he spoke of the differences between natural happiness, what we make when we get what we want and synthetic happiness, what we make when we don’t get what […]

L5th Business Morning


On Monday 9th July, girls in the Lower Fifth took part in a Business challenge, delivered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). The girls worked in teams and took on the role of Chartered Accountants to produce a SWOT analysis for a fictional company Diamond Fusion Jewellers. The aim was […]

Eureka Challenge 2012

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Towards the end of the summer term, girls in the Lower Sixth AS Level Business and Economics group have been working towards the Eureka Challenge which takes place at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday 11th July. The girls were tasked to come up with a quintessentially British product to market within a developing country. […]