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100 Years of Girl Power!!!

100 Years of Girl Power!!!

This year we will be celebrating 100 years of women’s right to vote, made possible by the Suffragette Movement. Since then, many females have achieved great prominence- here are some of the more famous women we know today:   Steph Houghton MBE (footballer) Steph was born on 23rd April 1988. She is the captain of […]

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My Best Movies from the 80s: Part 3

My Best Movies from the 80s: Part 3

So, you have probably seen my other two articles on the best movies from the 80s – if not click here. Now, with the festive season in full flow, the time has come for me to announce the blockbusters that have made my Top 3!  At No 3, it is Labyrinth. Created by George Lucas […]

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Aladdin Cast Interviews

Aladdin Cast Interviews

    At this time of year, theatres across the UK are staging pantomimes and surely one of the great favorites is Aladdin. Three lucky Young Journalists from the Burgh School were invited by Skegness’s Embassy Theatre to watch this wonderful story performed by a very talented cast, who kindly agreed to be interviewed as […]

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My Best Movies from the 80s: Part 2

My Best Movies from the 80s: Part 2

Hi guys, it is me again with Part 2 of my Top Ten best movies from the 80s. In the last article we had The Empire Strikes Back, E.T. the extra-terrestrial and Little Shop of Horrors, so what film is in at No 7? Well, it has to be Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure. This […]

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Dangerous Make-up

Dangerous Make-up

There can be little doubt that today’s teenagers are very image conscious. Many mask their faces in makeup every day, some refusing to leave home without it on. Unfortunately, makeup can be dangerous, especially if a product is out-of-date. It’s estimated that only 1 in 4 women check the date of make-up products and toiletries. […]

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Plastic is choking our oceans

Plastic is choking our oceans

Plastic is useful for food packages, cups, fake glasses and much more. Lots of people use this material but few people put plastic in the bin and we now witness the consequences. The ocean used to be really clean and clear but now large areas are completely different. The poor ocean has plastic in it and this […]

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

In affluent countries such as ours, it’s common for children to ask for quite a lot at Christmas. But do they ask for too much? Too often, Great Expectations does not refer to the classic Dickens novel. The requests we make can, and probably often do, put our parents under financial pressure. Some children will […]

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Are We Getting More Spoilt at Christmas? – You Decide!

Are We Getting More Spoilt at Christmas? – You Decide!

Yes, Christmas is almost upon us and for many ‘it’s the most wonderful time of the year’. Few will disagree that Christmas is a special time for families and is a treat for all, but are children getting more spoilt every year? If you ask your grandparents, they may get sentimental about the days when […]

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YJA meets Aladdin

YJA meets Aladdin

With a magical story of love and adventure, Pantomime season is returning to the Skegness Embassy Theatre. The well-known panto ‘Aladdin’ follows Aladdin and Window Twanky on a romantic comedy adventure that takes you through the special streets of old Peking. On his adventure, Aladdin discovers a carpet and he rubs a magic lamp and […]

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Kavya’s India Series Part 5: The Man who Claims he hasn’t Eaten or Drunk for 70 Years

Kavya’s India Series Part 5: The Man who Claims he hasn’t Eaten or Drunk for 70 Years

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 her love of this vast country with YJA readers! (To read all her stories […]