Author: Olivia Platman

Experts from the Economists view BNC work!

Experts from the Economists view BNC work!

Today, our colleagues from The Economist took time out of their day to visit the Burnet News Club Final Piece art gallery. Your work was displayed around the room, and we asked everyone to provide feedback for you. They were amazed with the truly original artworks and your articulate views. […]

Weekly Competition #27

Weekly Competition #27

Welcome to the first competition for Issue 5!  This competition needs you to use your CURIOUS minds and it’s all about food! This week, we’d like you to be curious about foods that are eaten in different cultures, countries or religions. You will need to tell the Burnet News Club: […]

2018: Year of the Woman | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

2018: Year of the Woman | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

Well done to this BNC Issue’s Thought Leader: Streatham Wells Primary School! Congratulations this half term go to Streatham Wells Primary School who are our Thought Leader for the gender equality BNC Issue. This half term there was a phenomenally high standard of Final Pieces across the board. Streatham Wells contributed to this […]

Easter Holiday Challenge & Announcement!

Easter Holiday Challenge & Announcement!

 We have seen some wonderful artwork and Final Pieces. Well done Burnet News Club! Over the Easter holiday there won’t be a competition BUT what we’d like you to do is accept our challenge. We’d like you to write a review of somebody else’s Final Piece of art.You should include: […]

Weekly Competition #26

Weekly Competition #26

Curiosity Competition Time! Last week we asked you to tell us about a man who had stood up, or fought, for women’s rights. We really enjoyed reading your ideas as lots of your suggestions told us things we didn’t know. Well done to everyone who entered! Our winners this week […]

Weekly Competition #25

Weekly Competition #25

 One question week! Last week we asked whether or not you thought there was s problem with these magazines. We really loved reading your answers and the range of ideas that the question sparked. There was lots of emphasis on social conditioning – the idea that we are made to […]

Weekly Competition #24

Weekly Competition #24

Gender neutral National Anthems. Last week, we asked you to be open-minded about national anthems and to write or re-write one that was gender neutral. This was based on Canada’s recent change in their lyrics, and Germany rejecting a change to revise their anthem. We enjoyed reading your entries and […]

The Oscars: what are the stats? Quiz time!

The Oscars: what are the stats? Quiz time!

On Sunday March 4th the 90th Academy Awards ceremony was held, where the best films and those working in the industry were awarded Oscars for their talent. Take our quiz below to test how much you know about women working in film. Picture credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/prayitnophotography/6883792695

Weekly Competition #23

Weekly Competition #23

Well done to everyone who came up with brilliant hashtags last week for International Women’s Day’s #PressforProgress campaign. It was really good to read a range of suggestions and we’re feeling positive that change will happen if we put these words into action. As the Suffragettes said “deeds not words”!  […]

Weekly Competition #22

Weekly Competition #22

Storytelling Competition!   Last week we asked you to tell us about an inspirational woman. We had so many entries and learnt about some women we had never heard of; we were curious to hear about these different stories and enjoyed researching their lives. Our winners this week were Streatham […]

Ask the expert | Question time!

Ask the expert | Question time!

We’re excited to tell you that our Burnet News Club Experts are ready to hear your questions! This Issue, we have experts including a composer and a founder of a coding app. What questions would you like to ask them about our current BNC Issue? 2018: Year of the Woman. […]