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Waterside Shopping Centre: Summer of Arts!

Waterside Shopping Centre: Summer of Arts!

‘Summer of Arts’ is a series of week-long arts workshops for 8-15 year-olds taking place throughout August 2016. Each programme will be run and led by professional artists and creative practitioners from within that week’s highlighted industry AND, by taking part in ‘Summer of Arts’, participants can work towards an Arts Award – a portfolio-based […]

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1996 Olympics: Centenary celebrations

1996 Olympics: Centenary celebrations

1996 Summer games Host: Atlanta, United States of America  Medal table winner: United States of America       Held between July 19th and August 4th, the 1996 games saw the centenary celebrations of the modern Olympic games. As the last tournament in the 20th century, Atlanta was chosen as the city to hark back […]

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The YJA Magna Carta Series Part 3: Lincoln Voices

The YJA Magna Carta Series Part 3: Lincoln Voices

The City of Lincoln and University of Lincoln have selected the first of the City’s Artists in Residence for “Lincoln Voices”. Each organiser that has helped to bring this programme to life and give it the opportunity to burst into action can be recognised by one unifying link – the drive to reach the communities […]

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YJA and the Magna Carta

YJA and the Magna Carta

The Young Journalist Academy was established in 2008 and since then young people in Lincolnshire have reached a global audience with their written, radio and TV features. This year has seen a surge in fantastic articles on this site and dare I say it probably the most diverse and engaging I’ve ever read. I love […]

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Starbucks Youth Action: £2000 project funding available!

Starbucks Youth Action: £2000 project funding available!

Starbucks Youth Action are offering NCS (National Service Citizen) graduates a great opportunity to apply for funding of up to £2000 to lead a social action project of their choice.

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YJA at The Central School of Ballet

YJA at The Central School of Ballet

Today two Young Journalists from the North Kesteven School and Priory Witham Academy newsrooms are going behind the scenes at The Central School of Ballet.

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Sir Bruce Forsyth Quits ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

Sir Bruce Forsyth Quits ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

The decision, Forsyth insists, was entirely his own to quit Strictly Come Dancing

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Millfield get their Gold

Millfield get their Gold

During September I try and get round to all my schools to chat with staff about how YJA will best work for them. Whilst at Millfield Heighington Primary Academy last week, I was really pleased to hear that the school has just been granted an Artsmark Gold. This is a really impressive achievement and very […]

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Saving the honey bee

The Young Journalist Academy exclusively reported behind the scenes of the Design Learning Challenge Workshop at the University of Lincoln on the 24th August.

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Choc-a-bloc Chocolate Festival!

Choc-a-bloc Chocolate Festival!

Marmite flavour chocolate, chilli con choccy and even a baked bean flavour white chocolate truffle; just some of the interesting chocolate creations YJA discovered at this year’s Chocolate Festival…