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BBC School Report Day

On Friday 17th March, a group of Year 8 pupils participated in the BBC School Report Day. This saw them linking with Primary pupils from across the Wickersley Partnership Trust to produce their own news reports and radio bulletins about what is going on at Wickersley, the local area and around the country.

School Cuts Crisis

Yesterday, The Government announced further cuts to education; as a result of this, it is likely that half of English schools could see funding cuts of up to 11% per pupil.

Theresa says NO!

The Scottish referendum is a vote that takes place to see if the Scottish is wanting to be a separate Country or if it wants to stay with the United Kingdom.

Sport: A roundup of today’s football headlines ⚽

An overview of some of today’s top news stories for Football.

The New £ Coin 💰

A new pound coin is to be issued around the UK. But people want to know: Why are we making a new pound coin? And will the old coin still have value or will they just be scrapped?

Kickboxing Fatality, Families in outrage!

Is kickboxing safe for children and teenagers? Recently, a 14-year-old boy from Sheffield died suddenly while competing for one of the biggest titles (in Leeds) in his career.

Music Festival Luck 🎤

Students from Wickersley School and several local primary schools performed in Wickersley School’s Music Festival. Most schools celebrated winning awards from the event.

The Great British Bake Off 🍰

The Great British Bake Off, which will return this year, will be showing on channel 4 and will be judged by a new panel. Paul Hollywood is the only celebrity staying on The Great British Bake Off as they are moving to Channel 4.

Breaking Records 🎧

Ed Sheeran, who is a singer/songwriter from Halifax, is hoping to break his own record by having all songs from his new album, in the top 10 this weekend.