Learn2Think Young Journalist Prize “Tolerance Day” Competition
Did you know that the 16th of November was the UN’s International Day for Tolerance? To reinforce the clear message of this important day (that, as a society, it is fundamental that we listen to and respect others’ views) Primary 7 worked very hard to prepare entries for the national Learn2Think Young Journalist Prize “Tolerance Day” competition.
In class, pupils learned about the generic features of news articles and persuasive writing and were inspired by a visit from a journalist who is Sports Editor for a national newspaper. Each pupil then selected a topic on which they have a passionate opinion and put pen to paper. As a requirement of the competition, they were also required to interview two people.
Mrs Clachan, Mrs Bradley and Miss McGowan are delighted to announce that Wellington pupil, Emma Henderson, who wrote a fantastic piece emphasising why ‘everyone should have access to sport regardless of disabilities or financial background’ has been selected as the national runner up!
Emma’s article is here below: