Millie Alchin's Portfolio

My High School Story

Category: IGCSE

A Path that Leads to Nowhere

There was once a boy here. He lived in the last house on the left, the one with the peeling…

Electronic Waste

If you are reading this, you likely live in a high-income country and own a mobile phone. We all live…

Mental Health in Singapore

Mental illness is a medical disorder which affects your behaviour, emotion, or thinking. According to the World Health Organization, more…

Income Redistribution

Wealth redistribution is a method of spreading economic prosperity through taxation or via charity from wealthier individuals to the less…

Peter and the Starcatcher

I went to go see Peter and the Starcatcher a few weeks ago, and it was quite different to any…

Cyrano de Bergerac Reflection

One of my strengths in acting is my voice – I feel like I have a powerful voice and that…

Rape Culture in India

Living as a privileged family in Singapore, we are relatively sheltered from issues that face millions of women around the…

Educational Poverty in Ladakh

Human Rights; the thirty indivisible, inalienable rights that we have agreed all humans are entitled to from birth. They are…

The Power of Words

For quite a while now, I’ve wanted to be an author when I grow up. I love studying the English language…

1984 by George Orwell

Last Thursday, I entered the Esplanade theatre, excited and curious about the show I was about to see. Last Thursday,…

Frantic Assembly

Before the Easter break, we had a two-hour-long workshop with a theatre company called Frantic Assembly. Together, we did lots…

Travelling

Coming from a family that travels multiple times a year, I can positively say that travelling is a huge part of my…

My Drama Monologue

https://drive.google.com/file/u/0/d/1Dzec9lXkCJ-u2mKXUWTNVRh9a8PbithR/view?usp=drive_web

Mandala Identity Essay

To fully understand Global Perspectives as a subject, we need to understand our own perspectives. This means considering gender, genetics,…

Perspectives on the Death Penalty; The Case of Kho Jabing

“Capital punishment is the most premeditated of murders,” (Camus) In 2016, convicted murderer Kho Jabing was executed, “ending eight years…

Devised Journal – Drama Reflection

Describe the dramatic moment that seemed to make the most impact on the audience in your devised piece, and say…

Storytelling Journal – Drama Reflection

  How effective was the ending of your piece based on your chosen story? In your discussion you should refer…

Surrender

Surrender A girl, no older than eight, stands silent and alone, in the wake of the world. Her hair is…

Emergence of Modern Rap

Rap music: black thugs machine-gunning rape, violence, and crime monologues. Right? It’s not hard to see where these ideas about…

Reflections on Humanity in Santai

You’re in the cafe, waiting for a coffee, when you hear a throwaway comment from the person in front of…

Metamorphosis Journaling

So far in our Metamorphosis unit, we’ve been exploring creative interpretations – both our own and Berkoff’s (on Kafka’s original…

Christina Lau – My Life Now

After hearing Christina Lau, I find it is really interesting how one incident can change the rest of your life….

Mukul Deva – Writer’s Woes

Mukul Deva is an Indian author, who has written 16 books. In our Writer’s Fortnight Session, he taught us how…

Danny Raven Tan – His Story

Danny Raven Tan is an artist; who has lived through so much. He has survived finding his way as an…

Final DPers Post – Last Design

“Great design speaks clearly so that people don’t have to listen so hard,” Annika has helped me during this design…

Marc Nair – Itchy Eyes

I thought it was really interesting how Marc Nair decided to choose a path that is commonly perceived to be…

Steve Dawson – Quality Questions

Steve Dawson was the first of our guest speakers during writers fortnight. As s sports journalist, working for Fox News,…

Drama Journal Unit 3 – Metamorphosis

As we finish off our 2nd unit (Devised), we start our new unit: scripted. Our play is Metamorphosis by Franz…

Digital Perspectives Unit 2 – About Me Page Final Post

Hi! We’re in the last few weeks of Digital Perspectives, and we’ve just finished unit 2. In Unit 2, we…

My Three Collaboration Rules

Do not dominate. Be honest and open.  Work hard.

Replika; A New Artificial Intelligence

This is Replika. She is AI that becomes you as you speak to her. And now, the question: Does Replika…

Displacement – Drama Unit 2

Recently we have been doing some physical, exploratory workshops to start off our new unit: displacement. In the first class,…

Drama Assessment 1 Journal Questions

How effective was the ending of your piece based on your chosen story? In your discussion you should refer to:…

DPers Client Specification Header

Of all five of the design principles, which do you feel your work BEST serves and why? (1-2 sentences only)…

GPers – Nature v Nurture and My Identity

This unit, we have looked a lot about genetics and environment and how it impacts who we are. There are…

Cyberbullying + Internet Safety

Throughout the unit, I’ve realized that Cyberbullying is a serious issue in Singapore and in schools. We have watched lots…

Drama ATLs

Self Management persevere with an optimistic approach when faced with a challenge organise materials effectively manage time and meet deadlines…

Digital Perspectives: Dear Me

Dear Me, If you only remember one thing from Adam Grant’s talk, it should be that the world is not…

Digital Perspectives Discussion & Quotes

“I know how easy it is to find negativity and hurt on the internet but it is also through the…

Before and After: My Science Goals for P5: Heat and Particles

Right now, I’m feeling nervous, excited and confused towards our new unit. I’m curious about what we’re going to learn,…

My First Drama Lesson

I had my first drama lesson yesterday, and we did a lot of exercises and games to help us connect…

Myself as a Collaborator

What I value when working with others:  When working in a team, I really value focus. I need people to…

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