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My YJA Year

My YJA Year

Hi this is Amira from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy’s YJA team. Before my time at junior school comes to a close, I thought I’d reflect on my experiences in the Young Journalist Academy. Over the past year, our 20-strong team of journalists has written some amazing articles – just put Heighington in the search box […]

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YJA’s Kobe in the Spotlight

YJA’s Kobe in the Spotlight

Now in his final year at Priory LSST, Kobe Tong has proved a remarkable ambassador for The Young Journalist Academy. I first met him some five years ago when he was a Year 8 applying for admission into the school’s first-ever YJA team. During that first interview, whilst he came across a shade on the […]

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MLJA Christmas News

MLJA Christmas News

All of us here at Manor Leas Junior Academy have been working on an electronic Christmas mini magazine.

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Millfield first out the blocks

Millfield first out the blocks

Young Journalists from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy were first ‘out the blocks’ this term. The YJA front page is currently peppered with their great articles, ranging from the plight of rugby player Leigh Halfpenny to Jamie Oliver’s campaign to get us consuming less sugar. Interestingly, the 12 strong team is dominated by males – contradicting the popular […]

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North Somercotes Primary News: Ep01

North Somercotes Primary News: Ep01

http://youngjournalistacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/slugs-final-edit.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download For one day only, North Somercotes Primary School was converted into a buzzing media hub. A team from The Young Journalist Academy worked with Year 4 & 5 pupils to give them a taste of what life as a journalist is like. Working to strict deadlines, the five […]

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North Somercotes Primary News: Ep02

North Somercotes Primary News: Ep02

http://youngjournalistacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/meercats-final-edit.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download For one day only, North Somercotes Primary School was converted into a buzzing media hub. A team from The Young Journalist Academy worked with Year 4 & 5 pupils to give them a taste of what life as a journalist is like. Working to strict deadlines, the five […]

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North Somercotes Primary News: Ep03

North Somercotes Primary News: Ep03

  For one day only, North Somercotes Primary School was converted into a buzzing media hub. A team from The Young Journalist Academy worked with Year 4 & 5 pupils to give them a taste of what life as a journalist is like. Working to strict deadlines, the five media teams had web reports to […]

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North Somercotes Primary News: Ep04

North Somercotes Primary News: Ep04

http://youngjournalistacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/sharks-final-edit.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download     For one day only, North Somercotes Primary School was converted into a buzzing media hub. A team from The Young Journalist Academy worked with Year 4 & 5 pupils to give them a taste of what life as a journalist is like. Working to strict deadlines, […]

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North Somercotes Primary News: Ep05

North Somercotes Primary News: Ep05

http://youngjournalistacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/cobras-final-edit.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download   For one day only, North Somercotes Primary School was converted into a buzzing media hub. A team from The Young Journalist Academy worked with Year 4 & 5 pupils to give them a taste of what life as a journalist is like. Working to strict deadlines, the […]

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BGT Winners Con Watchers

BGT Winners Con Watchers

When Jules O’Dwyer and her performing pooch (Matisse) claimed the BGT prize of £250,000 and a place at the Royal Variety Show, they became the 2015 champions of the popular entertainment show- but their act was not as it seemed. Their performance had a cute cops and robbers theme, which stole the hearts of the […]