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YJA’s Kobe in the Spotlight

YJA’s Kobe in the Spotlight

Now in his final year at Priory LSST, Kobe Tong has proved a remarkable ambassador for The Young Journalist Academy. I first met him some five years ago when he was a Year 8 applying for admission into the school’s first-ever YJA team. During that first interview, whilst he came across a shade on the […]

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Useless Christmas presents?

Useless Christmas presents?

Believe it or not, by Boxing Day people were returning their unwanted (and often useless) Christmas presents, It’s often overlooked that the whole point of Christmas is remembering the birth of Jesus, however, we all admit we love all the presents and the joy of giving and the happiness. Sadly, on the other hand, eBay […]

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Will Robots Replace our Teachers?

Will Robots Replace our Teachers?

As most of you already know, robots could potentially replace human jobs altogether. Once robots get more advanced, they could even mark your homework! This advancement means teacher robots could one day run our classes and totally replace your school’s teaching staff! According to a recent BBC report, ‘artificial intelligence has become an increasingly big […]

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Scam spending spree

Scam spending spree

Lately, many people from all over the world have been signing up for a ‘free trial’ but have been ending being charged by scammers. The scammers have been persuading Internet buyers to sign up for a ‘free’ trial of a variety of items, only to find 30-days later they are being charged around £80. Quite […]

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YJA meets prize winning writer

YJA meets prize winning writer

I first met Jessie Burton in July 2014. For Jessie, the evening was one stop of many, on a tour that would take her from being an unknown PA and jobbing actress, secretly writing her first novel, to an internationally bestselling, prize-winning author. For me, that evening was a break from the hospital ward. My […]

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YJA meets Frances Fyfield

YJA meets Frances Fyfield

I’m sitting with Frances Fyfield in a room under The Collection Museum in Lincoln. Above us, in the museum’s biggest exhibition room, hang fifty-five paintings, some taken from Fyfield’s flat in London, others from her seaside home in Deal. Frances writes crime fiction – her latest novel came out in paperback last week – but […]

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Usain Bolt’s retirement will rattle athletics

Usain Bolt’s retirement will rattle athletics

 After eight memorable years, Usain Bolt’s Olympic career is officially at an end and what a stint it has been. From his burst onto the scene in 2008 to affirming his legendary status in 2012 to achieving sporting immortality in 2016, it’s been incredible. However, all good things must come to an end. Athletics is […]

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Did Joe Hart deserve to get dropped twice? IMO #2

Did Joe Hart deserve to get dropped twice? IMO #2

  Hi, I’m Will from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy, I am a keen journalist and football fan, that is why I am starting a new football-based series of articles called IMO (standing for ‘in my opinion’). I will add to this series once a month, so you can look forward to some new footy articles […]

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2012 Olympics: Inspire A Generation

2012 Olympics: Inspire A Generation

2012 Summer Games Host: London, United Kingdom Medal table winner: United States of America           Held between July 27th and August 12th, the 2012 games saw London become the first ever city to host the Olympics three times. The UK capital won the right after defeating Paris, Madrid, New York and […]

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What has the England national team come to? IMO #1

What has the England national team come to? IMO #1

  Hi, I’m Will from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy, I am a keen journalist and football fan, that is why I am starting a new football-based series of articles called IMO (standing for ‘in my opinion’). I will add to this series once a month, so you can look forward to some new footy articles […]

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