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Tim Returns to Planet Earth

Tim Returns to Planet Earth

  Today, June 18th, Tim Peake has returned back to Earth after 6 months in space. His spacecraft fired its thrusters for four minutes 37 seconds to slowly bring him down through the atmosphere. He is the first British ESA astronaut and the second astronaut to bear a British flag, (the first is Helen Sharman, who […]

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Why Leicester won the Premier League and my team didn’t

Why Leicester won the Premier League and my team didn’t

  YJA at Heighington Millfield is full of football fanatics. At the beginning of the season they were all confident that their favourite team would walk away with the Premier League title. In this article they explain why that just didn’t happen.   I think Leicester City won the Barclays Premier League because of their […]

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Is it time for Wenger to go?

Is it time for Wenger to go?

The Gunners have been accused of bottling their best chance in years to secure the Premier League title.

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Wounded Tiger to miss Six Nations

Wounded Tiger to miss Six Nations

Ed Slater is out for the start of Six Nations with a leg injury Just when he was catching the eye of the new England coach, Leicester Tigers forward Ed Slater has suffered a knee injury that will keep him out of the Six Nations Championship. He damaged the ligaments in his right knee in […]

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Premier League’s ‘Grandstand Finish’

Premier League’s ‘Grandstand Finish’

  Let’s take a look at some of the teams already relegated and some fighting for Premier League survival. Three teams will be relegated to the Championship at the end of the season, QPR have already booked a place in the lower league next season, after being thrashed 6-0 by Manchester City at the weekend. […]

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YJA Visits The National Space Centre

YJA Visits The National Space Centre

Heighington Millfield Primary School took a little visit out to the National Space Centre in Leicester last week to explore the wonders of Space and Space travel. The National Space Centre is the UK’s largest visitor attraction dedicated to space and space exploration. Around a quarter of a million people have visited each year since its […]

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Richard III: Let Battle Commence

Richard III: Let Battle Commence

His skeleton was discovered in a car park close to the centre of Leicester,

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King Richard Found

King Richard Found

The odds of finding King Richard were very small. According to dig site manager Matthew Morris, “It felt like a one in a million chance. It just seemed so improbable we would find anything.”

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Heskey moves to Oz

Heskey moves to Oz

Despite being nationally renowned for being a striking flop, Emile Heskey is out to rebuild his career at Australian club side Newcastle Jets after the disappointment of being released by Aston Villa this summer.