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YJA School Triumphs in ‘Maths in Motion’ World Finals

YJA School Triumphs in ‘Maths in Motion’ World Finals

If your school uses the software, you have probably heard of Jaguar Maths in Motion. It is a website where you can digitally create a car and try to make it as fast as you possibly can. Well, last week, the Jaguar Maths in Motion 2017 World Finals took place at Gaydon, Warwickshire. Over 100,000 […]

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Despicable Me 3

Despicable Me 3

Universal Studios and Illumination Entertainment have made yet another Despicable Me! This June, Despicable Me 3 is coming out and it succeeds three very successful films: Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2 and the prequel, Minions. This year’s main characters are: Lucy Wilde (voice by Kristen Wiig), Gru (Steve Carell), Balthazar Bratt (Trey Parker), Agnes (Nev […]

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Harry Potter Fan Theories Part 4: Crookshanks is Lily Potter

Harry Potter Fan Theories Part 4: Crookshanks is Lily Potter

In the wizarding world, Crookshanks the cat is one of the ways that Sirius Black managed to get into Hogwarts and is the reason why Ron and Hermione fall out in the third movie, but what many people don’t know is that he could’ve been a reincarnation of Lily Potter. In the third Harry Potter […]

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USA’s Oldest Gorilla Celebrates 60th birthday

USA’s Oldest Gorilla Celebrates 60th birthday

Recently in a zoo in Columbus, Ohio, Colo, the oldest gorilla in America, celebrated her 60th birthday. Back in 1956, Colo was the first gorilla to be born in a zoo. Now she is a mother of three, a grandmother of 16, a great grandmother of 12 and a great-great grandmother of 3 more! She […]

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Film & TV release: Ethel and Ernest

Film & TV release: Ethel and Ernest

A new animation film based on the Raymond Briggs’s graphic-novel tribute to his parents Ethel and Ernest has just been released. Some film critics predict that the Ethel and Ernest film could well rival our perennial festive favourite The Snowman, which is also the work of the same author. By coincidence, a few years ago Burgh […]

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YJA attends Film Premiere

YJA attends Film Premiere

Burgh School’s Year 6 Alfie is a huge Harry Potter fan and is currently writing a series of articles for YJA about various theories that surround the famous boy wizard. When he heard that a member of the YJA team had been invited to this week’s premiere of the Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to […]

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Harry Potter Fan Theories Pt 2: Draco Malfoy is a Hero

Harry Potter Fan Theories Pt 2: Draco Malfoy is a Hero

Draco Malfoy is one of the main evil characters in the Harry Potter series but what you might not know is that he could’ve been the reason why Harry defeated Tom Riddle in the Chamber of Secrets. At the start of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (the movie) in the bookshop Flourish and […]

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Harry Potter Fan Theories Part 1: The Chosen Two

Harry Potter Fan Theories Part 1: The Chosen Two

In the world of wizardry, Harry Potter was the ‘chosen one’ but there’s one thing that not many people know: the prophecy could’ve been referring to Neville Longbottom. “The one with the power to vanquish the Dark Lord approaches… Born to those who have thrice defied him, born as the seventh month dies… and the Dark […]

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Olympic Countdown

Olympic Countdown

  The Rio 2016 Olympics are still a few months away but the countdown is very much on. Last week a torch was lit in Olympia, where the games were originated, and already the flame has travelled from Greece across the Atlantic to Brazil – a journey of over 6000 miles. The flame was flown inside […]

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Forgeries prompt new design for £1 coin

Forgeries prompt new design for £1 coin

  Your pocket money might look a bit different next year because there is a new twelve-sided coin is coming out! The coin won’t be in circulation until next March but it is already starting to be made. The £1 coin is changing into coin that has twelve sides instead of a smooth round edge. It is […]

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