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.


Curiosity Corner Competition no. 38

Curiosity Corner Competition no. 38

  Last week, we asked you to think about green energy solutions. This question from Secret7 at North Beckton asked where we would get the money from for green energy solutions. This is a question lots of people ask TIPS FOR GREAT QUESTIONS We look for questions that make people […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.37

Curiosity Corner Competition no.37

  Last week, we asked you to think about who could be affected negatively by dealing with climate change. PikachuPanda3 from William Patten Primary School won because they thought about those who some might think climate change actually helps. Well done! Check out this week’s competition. TIPS FOR GREAT QUESTIONS We […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.36

Curiosity Corner Competition no.36

  Last week, we asked you think about ways to change people’s minds about climate change. ToBeFrank’s question was great as it showed what the situation is like at the moment; climate change is causing big problems across the world but some people still don’t believe in it. I’d like […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.35

Curiosity Corner Competition no.35

  Last week, we asked you to be curious about why some people DON’T believe in climate change. We thought this questions from Raven the Rauthor at Malcolm Arnold got to the bottom of the problem. They put themselves in the shoes of someone who doesn’t believe in climate change […]

Curiosity Corner Competition No.34

Curiosity Corner Competition No.34

  In your first Curiosity Corner Competition of the issue, Clever Columnist from Colegrave asked this question about cars. This is an interesting question as although the answer is fairly straight-forward (banning individual cars would definitely help to deal with climate change), it could cause a lot of debate. For […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.33

Curiosity Corner Competition no.33

PikachuPanda3 asked this brilliant question last week; it really got the bottom of why people worry about fake news. People worry that fake news has the power to change an election. Some people would argue that voters should be well-informed if they are to make a decision but in reality, […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.32

Curiosity Corner Competition no.32

Last week, you asked questions about what fake news is and why it exists. This question from Tigers Humour shows that they understand what fake news is and how it could affect democracy. We were particularly impressed as this question links knowledge of different issues and news events together. This […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.31

Curiosity Corner Competition no.31

  Last week, we asked you to think of questions for Dr Sander van der Linden. This question from SA at Chiltern Way Academy was fantastic; it drew on their knowledge of the issue and questioned how freedom of speech worked! We actually thought this question would be better for […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.30

Curiosity Corner Competition no.30

Last week, we asked you to think of questions for BBC Newsround’s Ayshah Tull. VulneraSantura4 from Faringdon Community College asked this question about why fake news looks at more serious issues than real news. This question shows VulneraSantura4 has been studying the content of fake news and real news and drawing comparisons. […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no.29

Curiosity Corner Competition no.29

Last week, we asked you to be curious about why we need to be able to trust the news. This question from Emojigirl18 at Wold Academy raises a really interesting point about how not being able to trust the news could have affected us already. This question uses knowledge of […]

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 […]