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Ask the expert: student edition

I hope you enjoyed listening to the chat between Rosie and Alan in the first of our ‘Ask the Expert’ series, and found some useful tips on how to set up and run a student publication if you have not already done so.

This week we are offering you a conversation between two students: George Thornicroft who won Shine Best Feature in 2018 at the impressive age of 13, for his piece ‘Transgender and Proud’, and Ava Harding from Ecclesbourne School in Derbyshire who is asking him about the advantages of working on a school magazine, and how the Shine competition affected his life.

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Ask the expert: teacher edition

Last time I announced the coming launch of a suite of videos covering all aspects of the competition categories. The first one we are offering you is between Rosie Birks, Teacher of English and Head of House at The Ecclesbourne School, who is new to Shine and wants to set up a student magazine, and Alan Williams, Design & Technology Teacher and Publications Manager at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, who is an old hand and offers much sage advice on how to go about it.

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Welcome to Hogwarts?!

Shine Chair Alison Strachan looks forward to next summer – and all being together again for our 2021 awards.

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Prizes to win for your school project

The Shine School Media Awards is a scheme that rewards creativity, planning and resourcefulness.

Every summer we give out some amazing prizes to our winning students – find out more.

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