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YJA at ‘Fortress’ Wembley!

YJA at ‘Fortress’ Wembley!

England’s football team’s unbeaten run in competitive games now stretches to double figures. The last ten games have all been won and they can now look forward with growing confidence to next year’s euro finals. With such a young team, the pressure seems to be off Roy Hodkinson’s men, allowing them to play with a […]

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Capital Time for Pupils

Capital Time for Pupils

Year 5/6 pupils from Heighington Millfield are in London for three days of non-stop excitement! You can follow their exploits by clicking here.   Day 1 highlights in 60 secs Day 2 reactions ‘in a word’ Reactions to Lion King Day 3 Wembley interview

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Pupils Get Fired Up!

Pupils Get Fired Up!

Pupils of a Lincolnshire school have been captivated by a newspaper article about firepits and are hoping to persuade their headteacher to invest in one! Laura and Darcey, from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy, are members of The Young Journalist Academy and were checking the newspapers for article ideas when they came across a report about […]

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The 74th Anniversary of the Blitz

The 74th Anniversary of the Blitz

Earlier this month, the United Kingdom celebrated the anniversary of the start of the Blitz. I know what some of you are thinking. What is the Blitz?  Well, 74 years ago in what was known as World War 2, Nazi Germany started dropping bombs on London. The leader of Germany, Adolf Hitler, wanted to terrorise England into defeat. […]

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My Hero – My Journey

My Hero – My Journey

Now this is how you do Work Experience!

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Cyclists Raise Funds for the Homeless

Cyclists Raise Funds for the Homeless

YJA have had the pleasure of meeting fundraisers Keith Busfield and Nick Butler, who are cycling with 30 others, following the 1290 route of Queen Eleanor’s funeral bier from Harby to London. The Queen Eleanor Cycle Ride (QECR) was founded in 2008 and raises money for The Connection at St-Martin-in-the-Fields, a charity dedicated to providing specialist […]

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1948 Olympics: ‘The Austerity Games’

1948 Olympics: ‘The Austerity Games’

Held between July 29th and August 14th, the Olympic games returned after a 12-year hiatus and the guns fell silent on the planet’s bloodiest ever conflict three years previously.

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EU Mock Council

EU Mock Council

Set in the Locarno suite of the luxurious Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Mock Council of the European Union is a prestigious and annual event.

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‘Sandy’ weather hits UK

‘Sandy’ weather hits UK

Friends of the Earth air pollution campaigner Jenny Bates said air pollution was a “national disgrace”.

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New Tube Train Released

New Tube Train Released

As part of the London Underground Upgrade, a new tube train has been released that has air conditioning.