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North Somercotes Primary News: Ep03

North Somercotes Primary News: Ep03

  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 media teams had web reports to […]

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North Somercotes Primary News: Ep04

North Somercotes Primary News: Ep04

http://youngjournalistacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/sharks-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, […]

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North Somercotes Primary News: Ep05

North Somercotes Primary News: Ep05

http://youngjournalistacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/cobras-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 […]

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When parents become ‘uncool’

When parents become ‘uncool’

We all know that text speak has become more popular over the last couple of years and even started to be printed on items of clothing, but maybe this is just going too far! Children and teenagers are using the usual “OMG” and “LOL” but to many parents that’s just a no-no. Parents have started […]

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Judgement Week for Clarkson

Judgement Week for Clarkson

Jeremy Clarkson who stars in one of the BBCs best known shows Top Gear maybe suspended permanently from the show. Clarkson allegedly hit the show’s producer Oisin Tymon. Mr Tymon didn’t report the case himself it was thought the Clarkson was first to admit there had been a quarrel. Top Gear is one of BBC […]

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Guy Martin ‘calls it a day’

Guy Martin ‘calls it a day’

TT rider, world record holder, T.V. personality and all round ‘nutter’, Guy Martin has released a statement on Facebook informing his fans that he is set to retire from certain events. Following in his father’s footsteps, Guy Martin started his career by racing motorbikes. He has been very successful in the TT, but has never […]

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Should Pistorius return to the track?

Should Pistorius return to the track?

Many people, sport lovers or not, will have heard about Oscar Pistorius- whether it’s his amazing Paralympic records, or his murder trial for shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Oscar was born with no fibula in either leg, resulting in him having both of his legs amputated at only eleven months old. While at secondary school, […]

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Too Big Ears?

Too Big Ears?

The Fennec fox is a small creature with unusually large ears which are said to be ‘bat-like’ as their hearing is quite extraordinary. The adorable fox lives in the shifting sands of the Sahara Desert in which they live in underground dens, usually inhabited with around ten other individuals. The hot days make it hard […]

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Hammond goes wild about the weather

Hammond goes wild about the weather

Recently the BBC has launched their new series Wild Weather, presented by the well-known TV star Richard Hammond. The first in the series was based on wind. But no mild wind, heap loads of ferocious hurricanes! The first stop for Richard on his journey was Mount Washington, a brutal and violent place for extreme weather, […]

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Cavani sent off in a bang!

Cavani sent off in a bang!

Yesterday PSG’s Edison Cavani was sent off for his trademark goal celebration as the French champions defeated Lens 3-1. After coming back from 1-0 down, PSG went 2-1 up into the break with Cabaye and Maxwell getting the goals. Paris Saint German were awarded a penalty and Cavani converted it, then, as usual, bent down […]