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    The Torch

    The Torch, November/December 2019
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    November/December 2019

    These pages contain highlights from the latest issue of The Torch, the student newspaper of Wath Academy.

    The full newspaper is available to view by selecting the cover.

    Previous editions (going all the way back to 1930) are available on the back issues page.


    By Ellisia Bowman, Year 9

    Christmas comfort at home

    It’s time to cosy up in a blanket, put the heating on and grab some hot chocolate as the winter times come around the corner. Christmas songs have started playing as people get ready for the busiest time of the year.

    Christmas is a beautiful time with lights hanging down streets, trees being decorated, and carols being sung in the frosty air, but it can be spent bustling through stores and searching for that perfect Christmas present - which can be stressful for adults!

    Christmas movies are taking over, so grab your family or friends, get cosy on the sofa and get your favourite food and drink out. Throw on your favourite Christmas movie and huddle up with the heating on!

    So, the term comes to an end as Christmas comes around the bend. I wish you some Christmas cheer, and a Happy New Year!

    It's Panto Season Again... Oh No, It Isn't... Oh Yes, It Is!

    By Emily Balaiss, Year 12