BBC News School Report


Meet Rony, a Syrian refugee with a Brummie accent

A Birmingham schoolboy, who fled Syria as a nine-year-old refugee, has said his dreams of becoming a scientist can finally become a reality living in the West Midlands. Click here to read the full report.

National Careers Week

From the 6th of March to the 11th of March, schools across the UK have had help to think about their future and who they would like to become. They have had support from teachers and websites that have been recommended. Click here to read the full report.

Is the NHS in a funding crisis?

The NHS recently has been in financial problems. The government cuts do not target the NHS but the councils, which means there is less money for social services that are normally provided by local councils and housing associations. Click here to read the full report.

School Budget Cuts

School budget cuts are threatening England as is the district faced with a £14 million deficit. School leaders across England have been complaining about a funding shortage – with the National Audit Office warning that schools could face budget cuts of £3bn. Click here to read the full report.

HS2 Could Hit Hard On Local Area

Roads around John Henry Newman Catholic College could be brought to a standstill by a controversial high-speed rail scheme.
The government announced the multi-billion pound HS2 scheme in 2009 in a bid to improve links between the north and the capital. Click here to read the full report.

Sports at JHNCC and Q&A with Mr Friswell

John Henry Newman is top of the league when it comes to establishing the next generation of sporting stars. As a school, we aim to have the highest quality facilities around and aim to educate the pupils as best we possibly can. Click here to read the full report.

Should We Deny All Requests For This?

Social media is becoming an increasing issue. From grooming and threats to bullying and friendship issues, is social media really as beneficial as it seems? Click here to read the full report.

JHNCC hosts Question Time with local MP

Local MP Dame Caroline Spelman joined pupils at John Henry Newman Catholic College to take part in a ‘Question Time’ style panel discuss with pupils. Speaking to an audience of around two hundred pupils. Click here to read the full report.