Shine news

Half term encouragement!

We often find that the Spring half term is a pivotal time for our competition entrants. Ideas have been formulated, plans made but sometimes things can fall by the wayside, particularly with the demands of everyday life.

This post comes as encouragement to press ahead.

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New Year, a new resolution…

Happy New Year! I hope the holiday refreshed you all for the new term and an exciting 2019.

Our New Year’s resolution here at Shine is to make our competition categories and the entry form more inclusive, clear and user-friendly this year. With this in mind I’m excited to announce that we’ve have re-defined the following categories:

  • Best Design and Layout has been re-named Best Print and Design
  • Best Feature has changed to Best Stand-Alone Piece
  • Best Business Strategy has changed to Best Marketing Strategy

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The School Community

It’s the week before Christmas, and everyone is looking forward to having some time at home with their families.

Whichever community we live in, this holiday is traditionally a time for people to get together and share their common values.

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The prizes!

With the Christmas shopping season upon us, everyone is thinking about what to give to everyone else. But how about something you win for your school and yourself…?

Let’s cut to the chase, the Shine School Media Awards has some fantastic prizes.

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Best Feature Article runner-up Issy Clarke tells her Shine story

At our Shine awards day this summer, runner up in the Best Feature Article category was awarded to Issy Clarke from Tarporley High School.

Her prize was a masterclass with the legendary Daily Telegraph journalist and long-time friend of the Shine School Media Awards, Dr Simon Heffer.

Here Issy tells her story.

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Shine School Media Awards @shinemediawards - Mar 20
We understand that entering the Shine competition may not be top of your priorities. However, during these exceptional circumstances we will be accepting all entries as pdf files, even if they are unfinished >>> https://t.co/f7U1aHrA3W

Shine School Media Awards @shinemediawards - Mar 20
Spring update from the Shine School Media Awards: if your school creates a newspaper, magazine, website or podcast, enter our competition to win a range of great prizes >>> https://t.co/kztbWh9jH3 #UKEdChat https://t.co/zcOzCnRw57

Shine School Media Awards @shinemediawards - Feb 20
Could your school create a project eligible for this year's Shine Awards? Yes! We're supplying a set of lesson plans on our website helping teachers and setting your students up for the future. Find out more >>> https://t.co/aFlYpyPFHt #ShineSMA20 #UKEdChat https://t.co/UXIqyXqZGg