Issue Highlights

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


 

A Vegan Society | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

A Vegan Society | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

Congratulations to St Saviour’s & St Olave’s School who are our Thought Leader of this Issue! We loved reading the discussions on the Hub during this Issue. There was a real range of discussion that developed over the six weeks; from ethics to the environment, lots of bases were covered. […]

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 […]

Social Housing | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

Social Housing | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

The Thought Leaders of this BNC Issue were Michael Faraday School! Michael Faraday School impressed us with their Final Pieces which showed excellent planning and preparation. Although they didn’t all agree with each other about a solution, they gave brilliant reasons for their suggestions and did so clearly and confidently. Throughout […]

Russia and Rights | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

Russia and Rights | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

The Thought Leaders of this issue were St Peter’s Primary School! Well done to St Peter’s who really impressed us throughout the Issue. It was excellent to see lots of Hub handles active online and then read their final pieces. We could see a real development of their reasoning skills. Keep up […]

What is the cost of dealing with climate change? | Hub Highlights

What is the cost of dealing with climate change? | Hub Highlights

  Congratulations to Malcolm Arnold Academy who are our Thought Leader for our last issue of the year. They organised an interview with the UK Transport Department and researched some cutting edge solutions to address climate change. We were especially interested in The Asgardian Reporter’s post. Elsewhere we had some brilliant […]

Fake news and democracy | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

Fake news and democracy | Issue Highlights & Thought Leader

The Thought Leaders of this issue were Crampton Primary School. Congratulations Crampton. You’ve been picked because you used a range of ways of communicating on the Hub to take part in discussions. Crampton have used a range of drawing, video and writing to communicate their opinions and ideas this half […]

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 […]