Issue Highlights

Highlights from each issue that has been discussed by young people on this site.


 

Health care: The future of the NHS | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

Health care: The future of the NHS | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

The Thought Leaders of this issue were St Peter’s Primary School. Well done to St Peter’s, who have contributed thoughtfully throughout the issue. Although they were not the school who posted the most, their contributions were always thoughtful and of a high quality. They’ve been really good at starting discussions and […]

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Rio 2016, sport and society: Issue Highlights

The winner of The Big Discussion is Graveney School! Congratulations! Throughout this issue, you have commented on loads of posts and developed discussions. Your comments have been thoughtful and well-researched. This shows your Burnet News Club uses a lot of logic and curiosity when you are thinking about an issue, so […]

Brexit and the EU Referendum: Issue Highlights

Brexit and the EU Referendum: Issue Highlights

This half term the Burnet News Club has been learning about the EU referendum. We’ve also been developing storytelling skills with a poetry slam competition. The winning EU Slam Poem is… Should we stay or should we leave? By MajesticMockingjay and CrazyChicken This poem absolutely did everything a great slam […]

Rights in the Modern World: Issue Highlights

Rights in the Modern World: Issue Highlights

The Winner of The Big Discussion is Stroud Green Primary School! Congratulations! You joined the discussion in week one and you stayed with us throughout. We’ve really enjoyed hearing your opinions on privacy, freedom and safety. You are particularly good at spotting assumptions and challenging them.  We particularly enjoyed seeing how active you […]

UK Housing: Issue Highlights

UK Housing: Issue Highlights

The Winner of The Big Discussion is North Beckton Primary School! Congratulations! You have engaged in so many discussions for this issue. It has been great to go on to the blog every week and be blown away by the constant supply of thoughtful comments from you all. Well done […]

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Migration and the Refugee Crisis: Issue Highlights

Migration and the refugee crisis will affect us all and this half term you showed you all have a fantastic understanding of this issue. This means you are in a much better position to make decisions about how the UK and the rest of the world should tackle the big […]

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Inequality and the UK General Election: Issue Highlights

Inequality in the UK is an extremely important issue and it affects us all. So it has been very interesting indeed reading your standpoints on this. We were fascinated to learn what you think UK politicians should do about inequality, and which party you hope wins the election. There were so many great posts […]

The Ebola Outbreak: Issue Highlights

The Ebola Outbreak: Issue Highlights

Thank you so much to all Burnet News Club members for the fascinating posts and comments that you are uploading. We love reading the blog each day! Here are our highlights so far. Particularly good arguments: Napier Primary Community Academy Napier Primary Community Academy have shown good knowledge of the issue, given […]