Curiosity Corner

Here are all the past winners of our Curiosity Corner competition. To find out more about the competition and see this week’s brief, click here. The winner of last week’s Curiosity Corner competition can be found on the Wall of Honour.


This week’s Curiosity Corner Competition

This week’s Curiosity Corner Competition

This week, we are asking you to be curious about why being able to trust the news is important. Think about what the news affects and who reads it. We have some expert contributors who work in the news – they will answer your questions later on in the issue. […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.28

Curiosity Corner Competition no.28

Last week, we asked you to be curious about what fake news is and why it is made. This question from BNCFan1000 at North Beckton Primary School was great because it immediately looked at why fake news has become an issue. This issue, we’ll be asking expert contributors to answer […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.27

Curiosity Corner Competition no.27

Over the school holidays, we asked you to be curious about what why the NHS costs as much as it does. EcHo7360 from St Mary’s and St John’s asked a question about how people could be affected by a rise in taxes. This shows an understanding of how changes to the […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.26

Curiosity Corner Competition no.26

Last week we asked you to be curious about what health care is like in other countries. Lil’tycollector from St Peter’s Primary School asked a question that compares the NHS to lots of other systems, like in America, where they have to pay for health care. This question was debatable and […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.25

Curiosity Corner Competition no.25

Last week we asked you to be curious about how the NHS could spend less money. SA from Chiltern Way asked a question lots of you have been wondering on the Hub. This was a great question because it will stir up lots of debate and draws on what you’ve been […]

Curiosity Corner competition No.24

Curiosity Corner competition No.24

Well done to the Deadly Documenter at Hillbrook Primary School, who won this week’s Curiosity Corner competition! Your question is really thought-provoking and could start a lot of discussions. The Deadly Documenter used really good storytelling skills here, making it the winning question. Other BNC members from Edward Heneage school […]

Curiosity Corner competition No.23

Curiosity Corner competition No.23

Last week we asked you to be curious about who should get free healthcare. HB girl from Hillbrook Primary School came up with this question that will stir a lot of debate. It shows you have used curiosity to find out about the issue and you’ve asked a question that a lot […]

Curiosity Corner competition No.22

Curiosity Corner competition No.22

Last week we asked you to be curious about Jeremy Hunt’s plans to change the NHS. The winner of the Curiosity Corner Competition was B.CreeperJourno from Alperton Community School. Well done! Your question explored one of Mr Hunt’s most recently policies, to cut down the number of hospitals, and asked about […]

Curiosity Corner competition No.21

Curiosity Corner competition No.21

Last week we asked you to be curious about why the NHS is facing problems. The winner this week is BXChrono from Malcolm Arnold Academy. Your question shows are were thinking about some of the problems the NHS faces with waiting times, and you have considered some of the solutions to this. […]

Curiosity Corner competition No.20

Curiosity Corner competition No.20

Last week, we asked you to be curious about the decisions powerful people have made to try and solve the conflict in Syria. The winner this week is Echo7360 from St Mary’s and St John’s CE School. You really listened to what we were asking you to think about, and […]

Curiosity Corner competition No.19

Curiosity Corner competition No.19

Last week, we asked you to be curious about the assumptions Britain could be making if they believe they’re the most able to help another country’s conflict. We were really impressed by all with comments we received from St Mary’s and St John’s school but the winner this week is Delta. Congratulations! You really […]

Curiosity Corner competition No. 18

Curiosity Corner competition No. 18

Last week we asked you to be curious about why it is difficult for the countries choosing to get involved in another country’s conflict to negotiate or find solutions that work for everyone. We saw some great questions about why countries do or don’t get involved in conflicts. The winner […]

Curiosity Corner competition No. 17

Curiosity Corner competition No. 17

Last week we asked you to be curious about the arguments against getting involved in the Syrian conflict.  The winner of this week’s Curiosity Corner competition is Nermal45 from St Peter’s Primary School I can see you have been really curious about why countries might feel like getting involved would […]

Curiosity Corner competition No. 16

Curiosity Corner competition No. 16

Last week we asked you to be curious about the groups providing aid and support to the civilians affected by the Syrian conflict. The winner of this week’s Curiosity Corner competition is Bxchrono from Malcolm Arnold Academy. Your question was really simple but effective and asked what a lot of […]

Curiosity Corner competition No. 15

Curiosity Corner competition No. 15

Last week we asked you to be curious about why finding a solution to the Syrian conflict is complicated. The winner of this week’s Curiosity Corner competition is Ravenclaw Reporter from Malcolm Arnold Academy. You showed you were digging deeper to think about the powerful groups and people involved in […]

Curiosity Corner competition No.14

Curiosity Corner competition No.14

Last week we asked you to be curious about the arguments for getting involved in another country’s conflict.   VulneraSanentur4, you won this week’s competition because you showed you were thinking deeply about how different perspectives of ‘good’ or ‘bad’ affect whether a country gets involved in another country’s conflict. […]