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Did Joe Hart deserve to get dropped twice? IMO #2

Did Joe Hart deserve to get dropped twice? IMO #2

  Hi, I’m Will from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy, I am a keen journalist and football fan, that is why I am starting a new football-based series of articles called IMO (standing for ‘in my opinion’). I will add to this series once a month, so you can look forward to some new footy articles […]

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Lampard has saved his MLS career

Lampard has saved his MLS career

Just two months ago, Frank Lampard’s ‘American Dream’ appeared firmly on the ropes. The English midfielder had hoped for a quiet end to his career with a spell in the States, but received quite the opposite. However, it appears in recent weeks that Lampard has turned his fortunes around. It’s proven a resurgence that has […]

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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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Deadly jellyfish spotted in Dublin Bay

Deadly jellyfish spotted in Dublin Bay

  A type of dangerous jellyfish that has a sting that causes a serious allergic reaction has been spotted in Dublin Bay. This jellyfish, known as Lion’s Mane, is a very rare visitor to our shores; it is normally seen in the north Pacific, Arctic and Atlantic oceans although they also operate in the waters around […]

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Leeds the way with cake!

Leeds the way with cake!

Do you like cake? Well if you do, then you will love the way the city of Leeds has incorporated cake with art. In an exhibition, Leeds has created some amazing cake sculptures of their well-known buildings such as the Corn Exchange, Leeds Town Hall and other famous local landmarks. Eddie Amon-Lebeau, who helped with […]

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Police Helicopter Guided by Easter Egg Hunters

Police Helicopter Guided by Easter Egg Hunters

  In an extraordinary scene, a small group of children made a human arrow to help police track two potential burglars. Thirty children, aged between 6 and 12, accompanied by a few adults were taking part in an Easter egg hunt in Capel, Surrey when they became aware of a helicopter circling just above them. Surrey […]

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Lost World of Dinosaurs Discovered!

Lost World of Dinosaurs Discovered!

In Alaska archaeologists have found a new species of duck-billed dinosaur; bigger than the ones we know about already. The dinosaur, discovered by the Colville River, could have lived over 69 million years ago. (The Colville is a major river of the Arctic Ocean coast.) Some scientists say the skeleton has a duck-bill like the […]

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Millfield first out the blocks

Millfield first out the blocks

Young Journalists from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy were first ‘out the blocks’ this term. The YJA front page is currently peppered with their great articles, ranging from the plight of rugby player Leigh Halfpenny to Jamie Oliver’s campaign to get us consuming less sugar. Interestingly, the 12 strong team is dominated by males – contradicting the popular […]

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North Somercotes Primary News: Ep01

North Somercotes Primary News: Ep01

http://youngjournalistacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/slugs-final-edit.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download For one day only, North Somercotes Primary School was converted into a buzzing media hub. A team from The Young Journalist Academy worked with Year 4 & 5 pupils to give them a taste of what life as a journalist is like. Working to strict deadlines, the five […]

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North Somercotes Primary News: Ep02

North Somercotes Primary News: Ep02

http://youngjournalistacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/meercats-final-edit.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download For one day only, North Somercotes Primary School was converted into a buzzing media hub. A team from The Young Journalist Academy worked with Year 4 & 5 pupils to give them a taste of what life as a journalist is like. Working to strict deadlines, the five […]