About Us…

Established in September 2019, The Young Press is a blog created by Mia and Aidan, two inquisitive teenagers with a keen interest in the world. Growing opinions on: inspirational people, the environment, food, travel, sport, reading and neurodiversity.

Recent participations:

  • Children ask scientists about coronavirus’ – 10/08/20

Aidan was selected as one of 12 children and young people from around the UK, to take part in a live COVID-19 Q&A session with SAGE scientists, chaired by Anne Longfield, The Children’s Commissioner for England. Topics included: vaccines, face masks, school transport, school uniforms, transmission rates, social bubbles and the impact of the virus on BAME children. https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/2020/08/11/children-from-across-the-uk-ask-government-scientists-their-questions-about-coronavirus/

Audio recording below.

  • Article we wrote in July 2020 for The #WritingForPleasure Centre

What motivated teenagers, Aidan and Mia, to set up The Young Press blog?

“..we are learning, whilst exploring the world, forming opinions and having fun” – Aidan

“I think that writing is a great way to express yourself and anyone can do it…just start with a topic that you enjoy” – Mia

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