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A probe lands on a comet for the first time

A probe lands on a comet for the first time

After a ten year journey from Earth, a robot probe made history by landing on a comet. The event happened earlier last week. Scientists received pictures of the 2 km comet which had the safely-landed robot on it. The comet is about 10 billion tones in weight and is orbiting the Earth at 40,000 miles […]

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YJA meets Sculptor and Shopping Centre Manager

YJA meets Sculptor and Shopping Centre Manager

Burgh School Young Journalists, Olivia, Alfie and Harrison were in Skegness this morning to interview an amazing man who somehow runs a busy shopping centre and also makes fantastic polystyrene sculptures for his mall. Former potter, Steve Andrews juggles his time between the demands of a retail manager at Hildreds and, from a tiny studio […]

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Burgh School Remembers

Burgh School Remembers

  Inspired by the art installation at the Tower of London, one Lincolnshire school has made its own ‘sea of poppies’. Although Burgh School has not been able to match the four million who flocked to the Tower, their art display, which has now moved from the hall to the reception area, has proved a […]

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Double Celebrations for Burgh School Film-makers

Double Celebrations for Burgh School Film-makers

Former Year 6 pupils of Burgh School will be looking forward to a glitzy evening at Lincoln University next month, following the news that both of their film entries have made the LAFTAs. The film-making competition’s website proudly states that the LAFTAs is ‘The country’s premier event showcasing and celebrating the films and animations made by […]

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Premier League Transfers: Liverpool

Premier League Transfers: Liverpool

Liverpool have signed some really good players in the transfer window. But will they perform?   Balotelli – AC Milan to Liverpool for £16 million Mario Balotelli moved from AC Milan to Liverpool for £16 million and so far has done quite well; missing some good chances against Spurs but scored a crucial goal against […]

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New Sail for Burgh’s Windmill

New Sail for Burgh’s Windmill

                    Looking at this week’s pics of the Burgh – le – Marsh windmill being fitted with its renovated fifth sail made me reflect on last year’s LAFTAs film-making. Burgh School decided on a drama based at the mill. They actually used a model of the mill […]

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Burgh Year 6s Plan Big Finale

Burgh Year 6s Plan Big Finale

    Whilst driving back from Burgh School today, I found myself reflecting on my 2 years with the current and soon to depart Year 6s. As you can see from the photograph, they’re an all girl team and are probably the most upbeat bunch I have ever worked with. Their enthusiasm remains undiminished as they plan their final […]

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Full steam ahead for Burgh!

Full steam ahead for Burgh!

Very pleased to get the thumbs up today from the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway for filming some scenes for a WW2 drama in the New Year.

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YJA explores the magic of pantomime

YJA explores the magic of pantomime

http://youngjournalistacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Burgh-Panto-Show.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download This morning YJA teams from Burgh School and QEGS, Alford join forces for the launch of Aladdin at the Embassy Theatre in Skegness. Lots of interviews were recorded with the cast that includes former Eastenders actor, Mark Homer, who plays Wishee Washee and West End star Chris Howard, who is […]

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Will YJA let the Genie out of the Bottle?

YJA have been invited by the Embassy Theatre to the launch of this year’s panto Aladdin.