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Dangers of ‘Bargain’ Lipstick Highlighted

Dangers of ‘Bargain’ Lipstick Highlighted

  Thousand of young girls are taking risks by purchasing on-line ‘bargain’ cosmetics. In a recent court case, a man was found guilty of selling fake matte lipsticks containing dangerous levels of lead. It was revealed that, if regularly used, the fakes could cause severe health problems. Also, if used by pregnant women, the make-up could […]

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Radio Play: ‘Twin Troubles’

Radio Play: ‘Twin Troubles’

If you are a member of a Young Journalist team you may have produced a radio play. (If not, it is where you write a script based on anything you want, edit it, then record it!) The Year 6 YJA team at Burgh School took on the challenge to produce one. I was part of […]

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Most common passwords: Are you using them?

Most common passwords: Are you using them?

Over the years, hackers have developed sophisticated ways of gaining access to people’s online accounts. Although this is such a huge issue, some people still use the easiest to guess passwords. So here I will count down the most used passwords of 2016, so you can remain safe and keep your information private this year! […]

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Racing Success for Young Journalist

Racing Success for Young Journalist

Burgh School’s spectacular success at the Jaguar Maths in Motion Junior World Finals has been hitting the headlines recently (click here for local press coverage) and now their achievement is on the airwaves too! BBC Radio Lincolnshire rang the school this morning to find out more: Congratulations to the Burgh team and especially Charlie (pictured left in […]

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When the Snapchat Streak comes to an end

When the Snapchat Streak comes to an end

Young people all over the UK have downloaded a popular app called Snapchat and are making Snapchat streaks with their friends. For those not familiar with Snapchat, you take pictures of yourself and send it to others to look at. You can also make streaks, this is where each day you have to send a […]

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The Fidget Spinner Craze

The Fidget Spinner Craze

Over the years, what young people have been up to has varied a lot. This means that the trends have changed with them. The machine challenge, the bottle flip challenge, the dangerous and daring knife game are just a few of the things people have been up to. Now comes the fidget spinner. The fidget […]

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Rare Rainbow in Singapore Sky

Rare Rainbow in Singapore Sky

Earlier this year, the population of Singapore was treated to a very unusual sight. For fifteen minutes late in the afternoon a multi-coloured glow, similar to that shown above, appeared in their sky.  This fire rainbow, which belongs to the family of ice halos, is technically known as iridescent clouds or even a circumhorizontal arc. […]

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Population Boost for Rare Tiger

Population Boost for Rare Tiger

More of the critically endangered Indochinese tiger species have been found in an eastern Thailand national park. At least six cubs in a small group were found in the jungle. Being triggered by motion sensors, conservationists used special camera traps to film the tigers. In fact, there were about 150 camera traps set up around […]

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Park Users On a (Loo) Roll

Park Users On a (Loo) Roll

By coincidence, two stories on the same subject have arrived today, so the editor though it only fair to publish both!   Has your mum ever said that you’re too wasteful with loo roll? In a park Beijing in China there has been a problem – people have been taking too much toilet roll! But technology […]

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The Turtle Who Thinks She’s a Piggy Bank

The Turtle Who Thinks She’s a Piggy Bank

In Thailand, a turtle has eaten almost 1000 coins, this meant she needed a lot of help by vets. Tourists are throwing coins into the turtle’s pond for good luck, however, this was not so good for the turtle. She had been snacking on the change and had eaten 915 coins. The turtle had a […]

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