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Producing your very own Radio Play

Producing your very own Radio Play

A radio play is a play on the radio, so you hear the people instead of seeing them; this means you can concentrate on the play instead of focusing on the acting. Making a radio play can be very time consuming but it is a great thing to do if you like writing (plays or […]

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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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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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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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School Prepares for Siren FM

School Prepares for Siren FM

When the Burgh School YJA team heard that a radio workshop slot has been reserved for them at Siren FM they realised that they needed to get some practice in! So, here’s their first ever show which was recorded in school this afternoon; we think it’s a pretty good start on the run up to […]

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YJA Newsrooms at Siren FM

YJA Newsrooms at Siren FM

Siren FM, the award winning community radio station based in Lincoln, threw their doors open to The Young Journalist Academy during the last couple of weeks and some fabulous unique radio programmes were produced by our Young Journalists.

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On the Air Waves

On the Air Waves

Included in their programme were interviews with some of the country’s leading authors.