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Radio Play: ‘Twin Troubles’

Radio Play: ‘Twin Troubles’

If you are a member of a Young Journalist team you may have produced a radio play. (If not, it is where you write a script based on anything you want, edit it, then record it!) The Year 6 YJA team at Burgh School took on the challenge to produce one. I was part of […]

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Pupil’s top tips for making a radio show

Pupil’s top tips for making a radio show

    Recently, Young Journalists from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy were at Lincoln University to record their very own radio programme for Siren FM. The one-day sessions were quite intense and involved the nerve-jangling experience of going live on air for their 30-minute show. Typically, teams of 5 were formed consisting of two main presenters, […]

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Monks Abbey News Team on Siren FM!

Monks Abbey News Team on Siren FM!

Members of the Monks Abbey News Team today were set the challenge of writing, producing and presenting their own unique radio show for Siren FM’s ‘No Adults Allowed’ programme. The team did fantastically well and all the nerves they had before recording their show went away as soon as the first track was playing. Tune […]

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Listen again to YJA radio shows on Siren FM!

Listen again to YJA radio shows on Siren FM!

YJA are incredibly proud of our eight year partnership with Siren FM.

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Cottesmore Pupils Prepare for Christmas Special

Cottesmore Pupils Prepare for Christmas Special

The latest YJA radio workshop brought a team of eight excited Year 5/6s from Cottesmore Primary School up the A1 to Siren FM, nestled in the middle of Lincoln University’s busy campus. When the Young Journalists stepped from their minibus the first reaction was one of astonishment. Surrounded by all the high glass buildings and […]

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Burgh YJA Team On Air at Siren FM

Burgh YJA Team On Air at Siren FM

On the 24th November 2015 the Burgh YJA team had the chance to become radio presenters for the day.

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Manor Leas Junior Academy: New YJA Newsroom!

Manor Leas Junior Academy: New YJA Newsroom!

YJA’s newest newsroom, Manor Leas Junior Academy, got off to a flying start today learning about what makes a great newsroom team and even finding time to produce three fantastic podcasts.

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Pupils experience the thrill of live radio

Pupils experience the thrill of live radio

    The YJA team from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy shone as they put in nothing short of an A+ performance. A group of year 5/6 children from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy’s YJA team went on a trip to Siren FM- a day they will certainly never forget! Some of the children present were quite experienced […]

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Millfield Newsroom to go live on Siren FM!

Millfield Newsroom to go live on Siren FM!

I am thrilled to be leading a radio workshop at Siren FM on Monday (9th Nov) for the Heighington Millfield Primary Academy. Those young newsmakers will be researching, producing and presenting their own special edition radio programme for Siren FM’s ‘No Adults Allowed’ show. Siren FM is based in Lincoln and are current holders of the East Midlands […]

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Future Radio and TV Stars at QEGS, Horncastle

Future Radio and TV Stars at QEGS, Horncastle

A number of students at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Horncastle enjoy a day of creating their own radio programme during their collapsed timetable days (Thursday 16th and Friday 17th July 2015) in which they have a reward day and a day of community service.

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