• My Blue Peter Badge

    Young Journalist Patrick describes how he earned his very own Blue Peter badge…

    My Blue Peter Badge
  • The Scale of the Universe

    Twins Cary and Michael Huang have created a fun online computer programme that focuses on the size of objects in the Universe.

    The Scale of the Universe
  • Zoo hoping for baby panda

    Tian Tian is now being carefully monitored for any signs of her going into labour. Expert panda keeper Haiping Hu has flown in from China for the expected birth, to keep a close eye on the situation.

    Zoo hoping for baby panda
  • Puffins at Risk

    The puffins love to feed on the cold-water sand eel, but these are moving north as our sea waters warm.

    Puffins at Risk
  • Chime Offensive

    At the moment, the law states that they can only chime for a measly four seconds. Hardly time for you to put down your X-box, beg your parents for some money and then rush outside to the van for your 99.

    Chime Offensive
  • New rules for kids apps

    It’s possible to waste huge amounts of money on kids game apps; one five year old recently ran up a massive £1,700 bill on his parent’s account!

    New rules for kids apps
  • Keeping up with Cathy

    September will be very busy, as she has the Great North Run on September 14th followed by the Berlin Marathon two weeks later.

    Keeping up with Cathy
  • Things to do in the summer holidays

    Are you stuck at home all day feeling bored? Well here are a few suggestions of things to do in the summer holidays.

    Things to do in the summer holidays
  • 150 Years of the Underground

    Matthew talked about the museum’s efforts to restore a steam engine and put it back on its original route from Edgware Rd to Moorgate.

    150 Years of the Underground
  • Dog attacks on the increase

    If a dog’s behaviour is still unsatisfactory at the end of the training then they think the best option is to lock the dogs up until the dog have learnt to be around people.

    Dog attacks on the increase

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Arts »

A Fun Year for Young Journalists

A Fun Year for Young Journalists

July 6, 2013 at 4:10 pm

Every year, as the big move up to secondary schools draws near, we have to say goodbye and good luck to our Young Journalists from Year 6. For the YJA editors it’s a sad...

  • War Horse
    War Horse

    A film, a book, and now a theatre showcase, they have done it all!!! The West End’s smash hit, based on the best...

    June 27, 2013 at 6:09 pm
  • Get Crafty
    Get Crafty

                In your home it is very nice to make it bright and colourful by making...

    June 24, 2013 at 6:49 pm

News »

Zoo hoping for baby panda

Zoo hoping for baby panda

August 26, 2013 at 10:02 pm

Staff at Edinburgh Zoo believe that their star resident, Tian Tian the panda, is pregnant and ready to give birth next month. Tian Tian  is now being carefully monitored...

  • Chime Offensive
    Chime Offensive

    This summer, with all the hot weather, we’ve been very busy licking lots and lots of ice cream. This has been...

    August 22, 2013 at 5:29 pm
  • 150 Years of the Underground
    150 Years of the Underground

    One of the very best things about YJA is that its young reporters are not afraid of using their initiative to report...

    August 7, 2013 at 12:48 pm

The World »

Puffins at Risk

Puffins at Risk

August 23, 2013 at 9:21 am

The National Trust has warned that the UK’s puffins are in danger of becoming extinct as rising sea levels and warmer water destroy their habitat. As climate change increases,...

Gadgets & Games »

The Scale of the Universe

The Scale of the Universe

August 28, 2013 at 1:58 pm

Twins Cary and Michael Huang have made an online computer programme that focuses on the size of things. The objects included range from as big as 10 to the power 27 down to...

  • New rules for kids apps
    New rules for kids apps

    One five year old recently found out you can waste huge amounts of money on kids game apps. He bought advertised...

    August 16, 2013 at 1:40 pm
  • H-app-y reading and writing!
    H-app-y reading and writing!

    A brand new iPad app has just been launched which is designed to completely change the way young people learn to...

    June 26, 2013 at 2:36 pm

Entertainment »

My Blue Peter Badge

My Blue Peter Badge

August 28, 2013 at 2:27 pm

Young Journalist Patrick describes how he earned his very own Blue Peter badge… One of my favourite television programmes is Blue Peter and I watch it every Thursday...

  • Things to do in the summer holidays
    Things to do in the summer holidays

                Are you stuck at home all day feeling bored? Well here are a few suggestions...

    August 13, 2013 at 1:32 pm
  • Tealby Radio Plays
    Tealby Radio Plays

    The challenge: make a play for radio based on the random sound effects played by the producer. Challenge accepted...

    July 16, 2013 at 6:35 pm

Sport »

Keeping up with Cathy

Keeping up with Cathy

August 14, 2013 at 6:34 pm

Cathy Thompson is no stranger to Junior News. Young Journalists have in the past interviewed her about her charity fundraising and some of the challenges she has taken on,...

  • Murray wins at last
    Murray wins at last

    Today, Andy Murray has won Wimbledon against the world number one Novak Djokovic. In scorching heat, the Scot...

    July 7, 2013 at 6:44 pm
  • Lincoln Cycle Grand Prix 2013
    Lincoln Cycle Grand Prix 2013

    Get your wheels ready! Lincoln has had its 2013 cycle race! In Lincoln they have had a big, or should I say gigantic,...

    May 21, 2013 at 3:42 pm