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  • The Winter Olympics is a tradition that has spread throughout the ages, well as far back as 1924 (OK, not that long ago). The event is basically the Olympics but held in winter (it’s all very confusing, I k […]

  • This sounds so exciting! (The interview with a teacher adds a different and very impressive dimension too.)

    I’m looking forward to receiving a follow-up article to see how you all get on.

    Bill,
    YJA Co-editor

  • Professional dancer, Brendon Cole has announced he will under no circumstances be returning to Strictly Come Dancing.

    (If you’ve been on a remote desert island for the last few years, this is a television d […]

  • For Year 6 pupils of Burgh School the long wait is almost over. Next week, they’ll be testing their nerve and stamina, not to mention teamwork, at a residential centre that specialises in adventurous a […]

    • This sounds so exciting! (The interview with a teacher adds a different and very impressive dimension too.)

      I’m looking forward to receiving a follow-up article to see how you all get on.

      Bill,
      YJA Co-editor

  • A fascinating and very informative report, Elvie.

    My tennis club hosted a Chinese-themed party on Friday but I was full of cold and missed out on the fun. 🙁

    Bill,
    YJA Co-editor

  • Last Friday marked the start of the Chinese New Year. To celebrate this event, the party-loving Chinese visit family and friends, have fireworks, special meals and exchange gifts.

    Legend says that it […]

    • A fascinating and very informative report, Elvie.

      My tennis club hosted a Chinese-themed party on Friday but I was full of cold and missed out on the fun. 🙁

      Bill,
      YJA Co-editor

  • Well done, Kavya.

    These days, I’m not a great fan of cricket – rugby seems to consume my attention – but, nevertheless, I found your account really interesting.

    When YJA first started, a decade or so ago, we were invited to send in our journalists to interview a number of international cricket players, who were performing not too far from…[Read more]

  • Kavya, a Year 6 Young Journalist based at Burgh School, has family roots in India and the highlight of her year is when she makes her annual visit to see her relatives based in New Delhi. She has decided to share […]

    • Well done, Kavya.

      These days, I’m not a great fan of cricket – rugby seems to consume my attention – but, nevertheless, I found your account really interesting.

      When YJA first started, a decade or so ago, we were invited to send in our journalists to interview a number of international cricket players, who were performing not too far from you at Woodhall Spa. Here’s one that has been viewed over 24,000 times:

      Bill Thompson
      YJA Co-editor

  • I can safely say I have not, and will never try pancakes with butternut squash and goats cheese on, it has to be a sweet topping for me. My fave is Nutella and slices of banana..Yum! I had two tonight, would of been three but one fell on the floor while I was trying a double flip from the frying pan 🙂

    Matt
    YJA Co-editor

  • Imagine a place when you can find all of the homewards, gifts and ideas imaginable. Well that was the reality when earlier this month over 2,500 UK and international exhibitors came together for the National […]

  • The nursing of sick and wounded soldiers during the war was carried out by about 90,000 of trained and voluntary nursing staff. In every large hospital there was a matron, sisters, nurses and Voluntary nurses […]

  • Over half-term, many YJA readers will be looking forward to their pancake. Originally, Shrove Tuesday was the traditional Anglo-Saxon meal on the day before the start of Lent. This would then lead into the 40 […]

    • I can safely say I have not, and will never try pancakes with butternut squash and goats cheese on, it has to be a sweet topping for me. My fave is Nutella and slices of banana..Yum! I had two tonight, would of been three but one fell on the floor while I was trying a double flip from the frying pan 🙂

      Matt
      YJA Co-editor

  • I think that we can all agree that our planet holds many wonderful and sometimes cute-looking animals, but there are also numbers of animals that may cause death to humans. Here’s my countdown of six deadly c […]