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.
- ‘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
“..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