Moggies help boost the planet with ‘pawsitive’ new cat litter

By Jill Dando News Millions of people are now passionate about helping the environment with a…

Pupils enjoy end of Year disco fever

By Chloe, Ollie and Grace, Jill Dando News Pupils caught a disco fever at the school…

Glitz and glamour at school prom

By Jill Dando News There was glitz and glamour at a school prom. The King Alfred…

Unique top-level mock interviews to help students reach their dream jobs

By Jill Dando News Alan Sugar’s hugely successful BBC TV series puts candidates through their paces…

Students shine in first musical since the lockdown

By Jill Dando News Exceptional students brought the house down with a superb musical performance –…

Delight as brilliant pre-school being built

By Rose and Holly, aged 10, Jill Dando News Pupils at Castle Batch Primary School Academy…

Heroic off-duty nurse saves man who had heart attack

By Jill Dando News An heroic off-duty cardiology nurse has helped save a man’s life after…

Good news for cats as firefighters unveil special oxygen masks

By Jill Dando News (PHOTO CREDIT FOR LONDON FIRE BRIGADE) Its good news for cats across…

Jill’s first newspaper covers students’ celebration of her inspirational legacy

By Jill Dando News A celebration of a students’ expanding good news invention in Jill Dando’s…

Jubilant Jack, 15, is fishing for England!

By Jill Dando News Year 11 student Jack Reynolds at Worle Community School in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset…

Students wow audiences with exceptional school musical

By Mark, 13, and Mia, 14 Incredible students have wowed audiences with the latest incredible musical…

Dan breaks record in top 3000 metres race 

By Jack, Jill Dando News High-flying student Dan Maydew finished second in a prestigious race against…

Penguin visits makes 104 year old’s dream come true

By Josh, 16, Jill Dando News 104 year old Bertha Komor’s lifelong dream of holding a…

Olivia, 17, hails Jill Dando News as scheme she founded aged 12 celebrates fifth birthday

By Jill Dando News Olivia, 17, of The King Alfred School Academy in Highbridge has joined…

Ancient galaxies revealed in never-seen-before £10 billion telescope pictures

By Jill Dando News A brand new, detailed view of the universe that looks further back…

Talented students set for incredible performance of their latest musical 

By Jill Dando News The brilliant students at Priory Community School Academy in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset are…

Meet Britain’s kindest plumber

By Josh, 16, Senior Reporter, Jill Dando News (Photo from Twitter @Depheruk) As living costs soar…

Students at one of Britain’s best Sixth Forms enjoy end of year prom 

By Jill Dando News Students at The King Alfred School Academy in Highbridge, Somerset enjoyed Sixth Form…

Students excel in cadet competitions  

By Jill DANDO News  Students from The King Alfred School Academy in Highbridge, Somerset are excelling…

Double GB archery competition wins for Molly as students star 

By Jill DANDO News Two brilliant students have thrived in the Archery GB Junior National Outdoor…

WOW! ‘Blind Dave’ Heeley raises £75,000 on 800 mile cycle challenge

By Jill DANDO News A blind man who cycled from Colditz Castle in Germany to West…

After 40 years of extinction, rhinos return to Mozambique

By Jill DANDO News Conservationists in Mozambique are excited by the return of the rhino, an…

Good news for mental well-being as brilliant charity unveils expanded facilities after £390,000 lottery boost

By Jill Dando News It is good news for mental well-being for thousands more people. Inspirational…

Whopping £2,189 raised for charity in one week

By Jill Dando News The annual Raise And Give (RAG) Week was overseen by students at…

Smiles, cakes and good news as unique Jill Dando News celebrates its 5th birthday

By Oliver, 12, Jill Dando News Jill Dando News have celebrated five years of children and…

Highflying Exeter look superb with five nil win 

By Josh, 16, Jill Dando News Shot Stopper Purnell Shines in 5-0 Defeat against Exeter whilst…

Students crown off their time at Sixth Form by wearing fancy dress for charity through streets of the town 

By Jill Dando News Students at The King Alfred School Academy in Highbridge, Somerset capped off their…

A school hosted an incredible celebration of 100 years of the Royal British Legion, The Queen’s Jubilee and 40 years since the Falklands War

By Jill Dando News The King Alfred School Academy hosted the Royal British Legion and the…

World’s first good news centre in tribute to ex-student and top UK journalist Jill Dando to celebrate 5th birthday today  

By Oliver, 12, Jill Dando News A world unique good news centre is celebrating its 5th…

Miracle horse Pickle gallops Lottie, 16 to Prom 

By Josh, 16, Jill Dando News Pickle, the miracle wonder ex-racehorse, galloped her owner Lottie, 16,…

Trumpet, 4, wins prestigious dog show 

By Jill Dando News What a fabulous dog and let’s sound the horn for his name.…

Devon, 15, is 9th best Aerobic gymnast in the WORLD at first attempt

By Tamsen, 14, Jill Dando News The talented Devon Howell, 15, gave the performance of a…

Superstar readers shine at picturesque school

By Jill Dando News Pupils at Pawlett Primary School Academy in Somerset are thriving in their…

Superb school eco club thoroughly cleans up a beach

By Chloe and Jayden, age 10, Jill Dando News  A superb eco club thoroughly cleaned up…

Big hearted ‘Tech Fairy’ fixes old computers and gives them to neighbours in need 

By Jill Dando NewsAn inspirational Tech Fairy’ is fixing old computers and giving them to neighbours…

Hundreds of students said goodbye to their school days in wonderful fashion at their annual prom 

The Year 11 students were able to enjoy the first prom since the pandemic at Priory…

Students at one of Britain’s best Sixth Forms interview over 500 Year 7s

By Jill Dando News Year 12 students at The King Alfred School Academy in Highbridge, Somerset…

Feeling anxious or stressed? Maybe trees, seas and bees can help

By Health Correspondent, The Post Study after study shows mental health issues on the rise, with…

Good news for avocado eaters 

By Health Editor, The Post From toast toppings to smoothie, the humble avocado is fast rising…

Thousands celebrate school crossing guard Claire, 94, retiring after 57 years

By Jill Dando News Claire Bauman is finally hanging up her stop sign after nearly six…

14 neonatal nurses pregnant at the same time at hospital

By Jill Dando News The neonatal nurses at Saint Luke’s East Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri,…

Inspirational 83-year-old adventurer plans more challenges after becoming oldest person to sail solo across the Pacific

By Jill Dando News Inspirational Kenichi Horie has made history, becoming the oldest person to ever…

Britain’s Greta Thunberg to help top eco organisation

By Jill Dando News One of Britain’s most proactive and award-winning young environmentalists is to run…

Taylor Snift beats Buster! – rescue dogs getting adopted faster by using creative names

By Jill Dando News Animal rescue centres are giving their dogs creative names to help them…

Budding Jamie Oliver wins unique cookery class with top GB chef Olivia Barry 

By Tamsen, 14, Jill Dando News Jaydon Cheadle, 14, of Priory Community School Academy, has enjoyed…

Scores of young people using text messaging support service to seek help from School Nurses 

By Jill DANDO News School nurses have received hundreds of text messages from students across Bristol,…

Happy, friendly, welcoming and unique primary school impresses inspectors with yet another glowing rating 

By Jill Dando News Ofsted inspectors say St Anne’s Church Academy is a happy and welcoming…

Singing nurse uses music to help his patients 

By Jill Dando news It’s a well worn saying that laughter is good medicine. But now…

World’s first good news centre in tribute to ex-student and top UK journalist Jill Dando to celebrate 5th birthday

By Oliver, 12, Jill Dando News A world unique good news centre is celebrating its 5th…

Good news for longer life – optimism may be the secret 

It’s good news for living longer as well as being happy – start to think positively.…

5-year-old Bella is world’s youngest author

By Jill Dando News Five-year-old Bella J Dark from Weymouth, Dorset stunned her family last year…

Top tips from high-profile MP on politics, dealing with negativity and keeping in touch with nature

By Kiaran, Oliver and Jake, all 12, Jill Dando News Twelve year old journalists have organised…

Students excel in attitude and skill in Duke of Edinburgh brilliance

By Oliver, 12, Jill Dando News Incredible students are striving to achieve the prestigious Duke of…

(Breaking News) Poppy all set for start of top chef competition – full story to come from Jill Dando News

Good luck Poppy who right now is starting top chef competition. Full story to come from…

School hosts Oscars-style sports stars celebration with speeches by professional cricket and rugby players

By Josh, 16, Jill Dando News Students at Worle Community School Academy in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset have…

High-flying Katie eyes finish line of dream to become a primary teacher she had aged only five!

By Jill Dando News   A student who dreamed of becoming a primary school teacher when she…

School shortlisted for prestigious UK award – full story to follow

Priory Community School Academy has been shortlisted for a prestigious award recognising excellence in the education…

Students inspired by incredible 30 foot colourful collage of world sporting heroes – full story to come by Jill Dando News

Students are being inspired by an incredible 30 foot colourful collage of world sporting heroes –…

Bees, beehives and dinner with Nelson Mandela! MP at centre of British news headlines speaks exclusively to Jill Dando News reporters 

By Tamsen, 14, PCSA, Sasha, 14, TKASA, and Lewis, 14, WCSA, Jill Dando News Students from…

Terrific Tilly, 11, featured by Jill Dando’s first newspaper

By Jill Dando News Tilly, 11, of Worle Community School Academy (WCSA), has been featured in…

SEE MONSTER comes alive in Weston-Super-Mare

By Juozas and Kieran, 12, Jill Dando News Students from across The Priory Learning Trust were…

World’s first ‘SEE MONSTER’ heading to Banksy’s Dismaland spot in Jill Dando News town

By Juozas and Kieran, 12, Jill Dando NewsStudents from Jill Dando News were inspired with the…

Five students from an expanding sixth form win prestigious places at Oxford University summer school  

By Jill Dando News Five students from one sixth form have won prestigious places at an…

Award-winning COP26 TV students inspire others at one of Britain’s best sixth forms

By Jill Dando News Two students who represented Britain at COP26 alongside Prince William and Sir…

Eco good news as total greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union reach their lowest level since 1990   

By Jill Dando News Total greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union have hit their lowest…

Dozens win awards for inspirational careers’ interviews

By Jill Dando News Dozens of Year 7 students have won awards after impressing with their…

Proud moment for UK and solidarity with Ukraine for Eurovision Song Contest 

Amy, 12, Jill Dando News at Priory Community School Academy Music has brought joy to millions…

Miracle’ Fruit Could Help Improve Memory and Ward Off Dementia, new study says

By Jill Dando News  Meet the latest superfood that could be a boost against dementia –…

MP at centre of world headlines to speak to Jill Dando News – thanks to super Oliver, 12

Exclusive, by Oliver, 12 and Jake, 12, Jill Dando News An MP at the centre of…

World’s best! Incredible Gold for brilliant students

Exclusive, by Oliver, 12 and Jake, 12, Jill Dando News Five students are officially the world’s…

NEARLY £1000 has been raised for a fast expanding mental health charity after fundraisers trekked up Snowdon.

By Jill Dando News The fundraisers raised £940 for the Burnham-on-Sea-based mental health charity, In Charley’s…

An expanding mental health charity will benefit from walkers trekking up one of Britain’s highest mountains

By Jill Dando News An expanding mental health charity will benefit from walkers trekking up one…

Brilliant Bailey, 8, signs for professional football team and celebrates by witnessing one of Britain’s best ever promotion victories 

By Jill Dando News Brilliant Bailey has landed on the books of high-flying Bristol Rovers, despite…

Meet big-hearted Tsunami victim helper Tilly, 11,

By Jill Dando News Meet big-hearted brilliant Tilly, 11, who has won an award for her…

Dancers placed top in National Championship

Megan, 12,  Jenson, 12 and Chloe, 11 On the 14th and 15th of May 2022, the…

One of Britain’s best school-based sixth forms is having an exciting extension after soaring in numbers 

Work is now underway for a University-style extension to The King Alfred School Academy in Highbridge,…

Student ambassadors support Somerset Jubilee Jaunt

By Isabella, 12 Students Martha and Declan, along with Mr Brand, Leader of The Duke of…

Students get to be entrepreneurs, baristas, business people, teachers and much more in post-pandemic work experience

By Jill Dando News Students got to be entrepreneurs, baristas, business people, teachers and much more…

New school nurse introduced during Mental Health Awareness Week

By Isabelle, 12, Jill Dando News An academy has introduced a new school nurse during Mental…

Brilliant eco students place happiness and oxygen boosting plants in every school classroom

By Jill Dando News Green-fingered students have introduced two pretty Schedfflera Janine plants to go in…

Sixth Form students inspired by world expert on law and driverless cars

By Jill Dando News Students have been inspired by a world expert on Tort Law and…

Some of Britain’s best young footballers bring back top cup for first time since 2003

By Jill Dando News Some of Britain’s best young school footballers have brought home the county…

World famous ‘singing dentist’ sensation talks exclusively to Jill Dando students

By Amy, 12, and Josh, 15, Jill Dando News Brilliant young journalists quizzed one of the…

Fast-track firm in booming town hosts open day to attract new staff 

By Jill Dando News A Weston-super-Mare company is hosting an exclusive event to attract and recruit…

Kind Alexis, 11, wins student award after stunning start to secondary school  

By Jill Dando News Kind Alexis, 11, of Worle Community School Academy in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset has…

Pupils place time capsule in one of world’s first T-Pylons 

By Jill Dando News Pupils have placed a time capsule inside one of the worlds’ first…

Award winning Trust wins highest UK commendation

By Jill Dando News An award-winning multi academy trust has achieved the highest UK commendation available…

Two million young people now have access to confidential new text messaging service

By Jill Dando News Some two million young people now have access to a confidential new…

Incredible eco students give a happiness and oxygen boosting touch of green for every single school classroom

By Jill Dando News Green-fingered students have introduced two pretty Schedfflera Janine plants to go in…

Trust Deputy COO joins Bear Grylls at DfE’s launch of new Climate Change strategy at National History Museum

By Jill Dando News Helen Burge, Deputy Chief Operations Officer at the Priory Learning Trust in…

Meet Jonathan, oldest known living animal on Earth at 189 years old.

(Picture credit http://sainthelenaisland.info/jonathan.htm and Guinness World Records)

An incredible environmental biodiversity oasis is being created at one of Britain’s best eco schools 

By Jill Dando News  The 50-feet square area at Worle Community School Academy (WCSA) in Weston-super-Mare,…

Unique PreLoved Prom dress scheme is relaunching for the summer after a massive boom and expansion

By Jill Dando News The unique, groundbreaking, eco-boosting PreLoved Prom scheme at The King Alfred School Academy…

Olivia wins prestigious Oxford University Masterclass place

By Jill Dando News Olivia, 16, of The King Alfred School Academy, in Highbridge, Somerset, has…

Scores of brilliant young writers become published authors at high-flying school 

By Jack (Year 9) and Florence (Year 8) The 67 students from one school are now…

Amazing Ginny organises generous giveaway collection for families in the community for Easter

By Jill Dando News  The brilliant Virginia in Year 10 at Worle Community School Academy in…

The Antic Aces win off as top band at award-winning academy

The Antic Aces in their award winning performance

We speak to CEO and leaders at one of Britain’s fastest expanding firms

By Amy, 12, Jill DANDO News Leading marketing, media and technology company Ascot Group celebrated the…

Ambitious Weston firm unveils £1.5 million business campus at open event 

A Weston-super-Mare company demonstrated the town’s huge potential as a business hub at a VIP-packed grand…

Special awards evening celebrates high-achieving students 

By Tamsen, 14, Jill Dando News Students won a wide variety of awards for their fantastic…

Meet Emily, one of Britain’s best young mathematicians – now shining with Oxford and Cambridge elite 

By Charlotte and Eleanor, Year 10, The King Alfred School Academy, Jill Dando News Amazing Emily…

Is there life on other planets? Top UK space expert wows budding student astronomers

By Jill Dando News One of Britain’s biggest space experts wowed student astronomers with an excellent…

High-flying judo competitor also excelling at school

By Jill Dando News A high-flying high judo competitor is also excelling at his school. Balaz,…

Top student chefs story covered by Media across region

By Jill Dando News A Jill Dando news story about award-winning chefs has been covered by…

Pupils enjoy outside learning in Explorer’s Club

By Jill Dando News Pupils at Pawlett Primary School Academy in Somerset are used to excellent…

Cub reporters see new Alan Sugar style Boardroom and get top tips from business leaders

By Jill Dando News Jill Dando good news reporters have seen a TV’s Apprentice style Boardroom…

Jill Dando’s first newspaper cover 13 year old Oxbridge scholarship girl story – written by students finding stories in her memory 40 years on

By Jill Dando News Jill Dando’s first newspaper, the Weston Mercury, has covered a brilliant story…

Marvellous Maya, 6, wins Random Acts of Kindness Week Challenge 

By Jill Dando News This amazing six year old is the winner of the Random Acts…

Pupils bombard headteacher with applications to become Jill Dando good news reporters

By Jess, 11, and Dylan, 10 Some 27 amazing pupils aged 9,10 and 11 have started…

(By Josh, 16) Premier League prospect Sonny, 17, and goal hungry Grubb smash a hat-trick each as ambitious club chase promotion

Written by Joshua Keyes , Aged 16. Jill Dando News Student editor and Sports reporter. An ambitious…

All things are possible! Gold Medal hero Paralympian who scaled one of the world’s highest mountains inspires pupils

By Jill Dando News  A Gold Medal winning Paralympic Champion who has scaled Kilimanjaro on his…

BETTER THAN BALE! Incredibly rare achievement – TWO hat-tricks in one game witnessed by Jill Dando News

By Jill Dando News Prolific Dayle Grubb – who one season was a higher goalscorer than…

Pupils learn about engineering, aeroplanes, helicopters and more on fun fact-finding trip to the Aerospace Museum

By Jill Dando News Pupils at Castle Batch Primary School Academy in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset had fantastic…

Tremendous Poppy and Robert hailed after superb performances in prestigious chef finals

By Jill Dando News Two young cookery students from The King Alfred School Academy in Highbridge,…

It‘s official: Meet Thomas, 16, one of Britain’s best young mathematicians

Story and photo by Jill Dando News Thomas, 16, of Worle Community School Academy in Weston-super-Mare,…

We are the champions! Pupils crowned best netball team in the area

By Jill Dando News The pupils of St Anne’s Church Academy, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset won first place…

Incredible students win wide range of awards at popular academy tonight

Story and photo by Jill Dando News Scores of students have been given a wide range…

“Get better – not bitter!” Tips on positivity, success and happiness from blind Paralympian superstar Darren

By Lexie 11, Isabella, 11 England’s most decorated blind footballer, Darren Harris, shared experiences, tips and…

Tigers, monkeys and other jungle animals welcome pupils to school in breathtaking jungle mural

By Flynn, 10. Photo by Isla-Rose age 11 Pupils, their families and staff are being welcomed…

Chocolate science! Pupils learn science with fun Professor Brian Cox chocolate experiment

By Jill Dando News Everyone knows that even thinking about chocolate can lift the mood. Now…

Thomas, 15, achieves Britain’s best alongside incredible student sweep of Gold, Silver and Bronze maths awards 

By Jill Dando News Incredible students at Worle Community School Academy in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset have been…

Thousands across UK viewing stunning world-famous Museum of the Moon art installation 

By Jill Dando News The incredible Museum of the Moon’ exhibition uses NASA imagery to recreate…

Life can sometimes be tough. Here are five quick habits to develop and boost your mood. 

1. Connect. Turn off the bad news and meet face-to-face with positive friends who listen and…

Women at a high-flying school celebrated as part of a global event 

By Jacob Kemp, 17, Jill Dando News  International Women’s Day was marked at The King Alfred…

“Overwhelming” collection for Ukraine at school

By Jill Dando News Worle Community School Academy in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset have been completely overwhelmed with…

Excellent Poppy and Robert prepare for top chef finals

Poppy and Robert of The King Alfred School Academy in highbridge, Somerset have been busy preparing…

Kira, 13, wins unique world Oxbridge scholarship paid in full by a charity

By Jill Dando News Future neuroscientist Kira, 13, is over the moon after winning an incredible…

Town council joins with popular school to make a tremendous underpass art project

By Tamsen, 14 and Mia, 13, Jill Dando News A town council has partnered with a…

Super Taj heads to Harvard as high-flying Sixth Forms soars

By Dawson, 15 Taj, 16, a Year 12 student at The King Alfred Academy (TKASA) in…

Wonderful Will reaches highest rank of sea cadets

By Sasha, 15, and Dawson 15, Jill Dando News Inspirational year 13 student, Will Leader, of…

Hundreds of students and staff show support for Ukraine by raising £1200 in non-uniform day

By Jill Dando News The King Alfred School Academy in Highbridge, Somerset organised a dress down…

Dan and Macy shine at prestigious cross country championships

By Jack and Dawson, both 14 Two inspirational TKASA students, Dan Maydew and Macy Noad represented…

Interactive 3D gaming technology to boost mental wellbeing for young people

By Jill Dando News Hundreds of 11 to 25-year olds are to get mental health support…

Student, 11, inspired to start own charity after meeting town mayor

By Kiaran, Maria and Kelsey, Jill Dando News Oliver, a Year 7 students at Worle Community…

Nature inspired underpass renovation wows community

By Tamsen, 14 and Mia, 13, Jill Dando News Students, staff and the community are enjoying…

50-year old Time Capsule discovery finds amazing community school teacher link

By Lewis and Kaitlyn, both aged 14, Jill Dando News A former student of a community…

Pupils and staff bring books by Roald Dahl, David Walliams and dozens of others to life

By Jill Dando News Pupils and staff at primary schools in The Priory Learning Trust brought…

Books brought alive as staff get into character for World Book Day

By Jill Dando News It was fun all round as dozens of book characters were brought…

Gangsta Granny and other book characters bring learning to life on World Book Day

By Jill Dando News Gangsta Granny and a host of other book characters brought fun and learning…

Fun and book Wonderland at school on World Book Day

By Jill Dando News Teachers and students brought smiles to mark World Book Day.  At Priory…

Maths UK whizz Mia, 14, to shadow some of world’s best doctors and professors

By Jill Dando News Mia Chilman, who performs in the top few percent in Britain in…

Budding Jamie Oliver’s cooked up incredible dishes to win a cookery competition

By Jill Dando News Students at The King Alfred School Academ thrived in the cookery competition…

Future Mary Berry, 13, wins prestigious accolade

By Jill Dando News Superb Libby, 13, has finished runner up in a prestigious chef final…

5000 students launch charity of the year after sad death of much loved community policeman

By Jill Dando News 5,000 students and 750 staff have launched their charity of the year…

Fast Finley, 9, Wins Gold at Go Karting Competition

By Evie (10)  Aaron (9) and Jack (9) Jill Dando News Fabulous Finley has won an…

Student who told Jill Dando reporters of his big global Elvis dream achieves it within five years

By Jill Dando News Emilio Santoro has been crowned Europe’s top Elvis impersonator after telling Jill…

Amazing Evie gets Blue Peter Badges for her inspirational gymnastics and eco-friendly work

By James, 9, and Dylan, 9, Jill Dando News Evie, a Year 5 pupil at St.…

Picturesque school opens incredible Little Learners Pre-school

By Jill Dando News Little Learners has opened two new settings at the brilliant West Huntspill…

Terrific students win prestigious accolade

By Jill Dando News Superb students who show outstanding character as well as sporting excellence have…

Dozens of New Year after-school clubs launched at fantastic primary school

By Jill Dando News Dozens of New Year after-school clubs have been launched at a fantastic…

Meet Izzy – the fastest 14-year-old swimmer in Britain

By Josh, 15, Jill Dando News Brilliant Izzy is the fastest 14 year old female swimmer…

New Years’ honour for Millie! Top dog retires after seven years service helping keep our streets safe

By Jill Dando News Meet Millie the expert Forensic Search dog who has been helping keep…

Move over Inspector Morse! Police dog hero retires after years catching criminals

By Jill Dando News  The elder statesman of Police Dogs in Cleveland and North Yorkshire, England…

Lucky Lewis leads out top championship football team for his 11th birthday

By Sophia (9) and James (9) Jill Dando News  Amazing Lewis got the chance to be…

Brilliant Busy Bees look forward to exciting New Year after amazing first term

By Emillie (9), Harry (10) and Rose (9) Jill Dando News The Busy Bees preschool pupils…

Tips for New Year happiness. Winning ways to stay positive in January

By Health Editor Christmas has passed and spring is on the way. So the good news…

New year fitness boost for pupils with inspirational after-school club

By Jessica (9), Jacob (9) and Margaret-Anne (9), Darcy (9) and Sam (9) Jill Dando News…

Students who help the homeless, charities and the community have been celebrated as real life heroes

By Josh, 15 Students received Hero Awards for their incredible feats of kindness helping the homeless,…

Students present Foodbank with donations from their Christmas Reverse Advent charity events.

By Sasha, 14, and Charlotte, 14, Photos by Dawson, 14 Students have presented Foodbank with donations…

Charity helpers, volunteers, carers and students showing incredible honesty honoured as Heroes

By Tamsen and Mia, 13, Jill Dando News Charity helpers, volunteers, carers and students showing incredible…

Foundation set up in memory of kind Liam, 11, who died in his sleep provides Father Christmas with presents for all 630 pupils in his former school

By Izzy, 10, Jill Dando News, Ashcombe Primary School A Foundation set up to carry on…

Colossal collection for Foodbank from generous students

Tamsen and Mia, 13, Jill Dando News There has been yet another colossal collection for Foodbank…

420 trees planted by inspirational ecostudents

By Gytis, 13, Jill Dando News Some 420 trees were planted by eco-conscious students and onlookers…

Wow! Fans toss 19,000 toys on football pitch for Christmas kids good news giveaway

By Amy, 12, Jill Dando News This is football at its very best. A Spanish Football…

Students’ Christmas Book reaches no.3 on Amazon chart alongside Matt Haig and Enid Blyton

By Tamsen and Mia, 13, Jill Dando News  Students reached Number 3 in the world for…

Good news for dog owners! People with pooches more likely to feel loved

By Jill Dando News Dogs have become a pet of choice for millions in Britain, America…

Britain’s favourite footballer backs Christmas giveaway of his motivational book

By Amy, 12, Jill Dando News World football hero Marcus Rashford has backed the giving out…

Latest Jill Dando News Centre pupil reporting team unveiled

By Jill Dando News Pupils enthusiastic to find good news in the latest Jill Dando News…

On Eve of Cinema Blockbuster, Spider-Man pays a Christmas visit to a UK school 

By Jill Dando News On the Eve of his Cinema appearance that has broken all Marvel…

As the England cricket team play Australia for the Ashes, school pupils in England are trained up on inspirational cricket programme

By Jill Dando News A fun cricket training programme is seeing pupils take up the sport…

Zanna’s poem to be published to the world after she wins prestigious writing competition

By Jill Dando News Amazing Zanna, 5, has won a prestigious Young Writers competition. Her poem…

Fabulous Jared, 12, drives generosity Christmas parcel wrap for families in need at Christmas

By Jill Dando News Fabulous Jared, 12, has driven a generosity Christmas parcel wrap for families…

Pupils get to meet Thunder the Robin mascot while quizzing local footballer

By Jill Dando News Pupils got to meet Thunder the Robin mascot while quizzing a local…

A Christmas charity single has been released by a brilliant school

By Jill Dando News A Christmas charity single has been released by a brilliant school Students…

Does your team, business or organisation need a morale and positivity boost?

Book life enthusiast motivational speaker Shane Dean for a morale boost for your workplace. Millions of…

Buzzy brilliance! Miracle bees make it out alive after being buried in volcano ash for 50 days

By The Post Animal Correspondent  As anyone who has watched the classic hit film Bee Movie…

Amazing students launch Britain’s first Kindness Post Box

By Amy, 12  Students at Priory Community School Academy In Weston-super-Mare Somerset have invented a postbox with…

Meet dog of the year Boone – lighting up children’s hospitals with his smile and story

By Animal Correspondent, Jill Dando News  The brilliant Boone took home the top prize at the…

Missing hero dog ‘Butter’ saves family from fire then reunites with owners

Story found and written by Juozas, aged 11, Priory Community School Academy, Jill Dando News (a…

Big hearted pupils help Foodbank with Christmas event

By Jill Dando News  Pupils at St Anne’s Church Academy https://stanneschurchacademy.co.uk in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset are donating…

Students perform amazing musical talents for their school’s big Christmas charity events

By Jill Dando News Students are performing their amazing musical talents for their school’s big Christmas…

Incredible Mayor’s Ball raises record £14,000 on one night for fast expanding mental health charity

By Jill Dando News An incredible Mayor’s Ball has raised a record £14,000 on one night…

National Hero Captain Sir Tom Moore: Day planned to celebrate and empower older people

By Jill Dando News Captain Sir Tom Moore’s daughter says she hopes to start a fundraising…

He could be the best football player on the planet – now Liverpool legend Mohamed Salah‘s helping to save it

By James, Sports Reporter With goals coming thick and fast, Mohamed Salah could now be the…

Inspirational pupils thriving in reading and writing after enjoying dozens of new books

By Jill Dando News Inspirational pupils are thriving in reading and writing after enjoying dozens of…

Tasting toasted marshmallows follows exciting learning about fuel, oxygen and fire at fantastic school

By Jill Dando News  Pupils at St Anne’s Church Academy in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset learnt lots about…

Pupils relishing reading at excellent school

By Jill Dando News Pupils at Pawlett Primary School Academy in Somerset are reading dozens of…

Ethan, 10, and his heroic chicken care makes popular farming magazine

By Liam Drury Ethan, 10, featured in popular farming magazine after his heroic feats studying via…

Famous G4 band performs with students at Pauline Quirke Academy

Written by India, 11, Jill Dando news G4, famous performers who took part in X Factor…

COP26 – what decisions are made and how do they affect you?

By Climate Correspondent In November 2021, representatives from over 200 nations around the world came together…

Students delight at new library and bookclub

By Jill Dando News High-achieving students are thriving in their new library and popular book club.…

Incredible 10 EV charging points installed at ambitious firm as it prepares for massive 200 jobs boost

By Climate Correspondent A Weston-super-Mare firm has installed 10 electric vehicle (EV) charging points at its…

Mortgage broker gives 17,425 of clean water in 15 months to world’s poorest as part of kindness drive

By Charity Correspondent A big hearted mortgage brokers have donated 17,425 days of clean water, 1,288…

Students help Foodbank with “Reverse Advent” and “12 Days of Christmas” for the fourth year running

By Jill Dando News An academy has launched their charity “Reverse Advent” and “12 Days of…

Sir David would be proud! Archie, 14, drives plan to make academy trust one of Britain’s greenest

By Jill Dando News Inspirational Archie, 14, is helping to drive eco changes across 8 schools…

Pupils’ excitement after the arrival of a Woodlands Trust pack to plant 90 trees in their school grounds

By Jill Dando News  Pupils at St Anne’s Church Academy in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset have been exploring…

Post Lockdown nature transformation brightens up community

By Jill Dando News An incredible post-Covid19 lockdown underpass nature transformation is brightening up the community…

Brilliant big hearted pupils, staff, carers and parents have purchased a new £1700 defibrillator after excellent fundraising

By Jill Dando News Mendip Green Primary School pupils and families raised nearly £1000 to go…

Pupils’ passion for good news! Headteacher bombarded with applications to become Jill Dando reporters

By Jill Dando News Pupils have bombarded a headteacher with applications to become Jill Dando good…

Good news hounds combine pen and tech brilliantly to find positive stories

By Jill Dando News  Good news hounds have been combining pen and tech brilliantly to find…

Awesome Ava, 9, walks England rugby team out before watching Twickenham spectacular see them beat world champions in final minutes

By Jill Dando News Awesome Ava, 9, walks England rugby team out before watching Twickenham spectacular…

Children In Need charity help by big hearted students and staff

By Jill Dando News More than 5000 brilliant students aged 2 to 18 and 750 staff…

Exercise, breathe, cry and laugh – top UK doctor gives tips for a Friday anti-stress boost

By Health Reporter One of Britain’s best doctors has given his latest Friday boost to help…

Awesome Ava, 9, to lead out England V South Africa in historic world rugby match

By Jill Dando News Awesome Ava, 9, is to walk the England rugby team out at…

Future England rugby wannabe Jenson, 11, given world trophy shirt by international star

Report written by: Kiaran, Amber and Maria, aged 12 Photo by Josh, 15 Jenson Pullen, of…

Eco Archie, 14, gets personal handwritten praise letter from TV’s Alan Titchmarsh

By Liam Drury, Jill Dando News A teenage school eco warrior was been wowed after receiving…

UN accredited climate teacher gives talk on the environment at local church

By Sasha Keates, 16, and Charlotte Avery, 16, Jill Dando News We visited St John’s Church…

Stereophonics: Band Review

By Samara Siviter Formed in 1992 in Wales, Stereophonics are an alternative rock band, and in…

Good news as the Queen seen looking really well while making her first public engagement since missing Remembrance Sunday

By Reuben, 16 It’s Good news as the Queen was seen looking really well while making…

Will.i.am and Tim Peake back primary school engineering and STEM skills plan

By The Post schools reporter The Voice TV star Will.i.am and other celebrities including Tim Peake…

Pupils and families are celebrating after the appointment of a new crossing patrol lady – the first since 2020

By Jill Dando News Heather James has returned back to West Huntspill Primary School in Somerset…

Drinking coffee or tea can cut dementia risk by a quarter

By Health Reporter for The Post It’s good news for coffee or tea drinkers – new…

Popular academy passionate about reading and diversity receives 100 new books from writers of colour

By Amy, 12 and Lexie,11 A popular academy passionate about reading and diversity has received 100…

It’s good news for your health – meet the humble asparagus

By Lucy, Health Reporter Did you know the brilliant little vegetable asparagus has been used as…

Premier League manager Graham Potter supports homeless charity by sleeping rough

By Reuben, 16 Brighton football boss Graham Potter has had an excellent start to the season…

Arlo’s acrobatic horse jumping awards inspires other pupils at his brilliant school

By Jill Dando News reporters aged 9 and 10, St Anne’s Church Academy Arlo and his…

The Great Outpaws! Charity looking for outdoor homes for nervous cats

By Animals Correspondent The RSPCA has launched a new rehoming campaign to help find alternative homes…

Grateful Jordan shares her story as inspirational charity sets a £15,000 target for their Big Give Christmas Challenge

By Jill Dando News Grateful big sister Jordan has shared her story of an inspirational charity…

Ethan, 10, ‘graduates’ from Edinburgh University to help care for his rescued chickens

By Liam Drury Animal lover Ethan, 10, has studied via Edinburgh University to help give chickens…

COP26 Olivia and students on BBC TV

By Climate Change Correspondent for Jill Dando News Olivia FInch, 17, has been interviewed for BBC…

Academy plants 420 trees in remembrance and to help save the planet.

By Tamsen, 14, Mia, 12, and Liam Drury, Jill Dando News 420 trees have been planted…

Be kind and boost your health on World Kindness Day

By The Editor Roald Dahl famously declared that kindness is the number one attribute in a…

More than 5000 brilliant students aged 2 to 18 and 750 staff mark Remembrance Day in touching tributes

By Gytis, 13, Josh, 15, Tamsen, 14, Jill Dando News More than 5000 brilliant students aged…

Academy honours Remembrance Day with a Wave of Poppies made by every single Year 7 student. 

By Josh, 15, Jill Dando News An academy has honoured Remembrance Day with a Wave of…

Students host Royal British Legion dignitaries on Remembrance Day

By Dawson, 14, Jill Dando News The King Alfred School Academy hosted Royal British Legion dignitaries…

Brilliant students mark Remembrance Day in touching tribute

By Gytis, 13, Jill Dando News Brilliant students marked Remembrance Day in a touching tribute involving…

Laugh your way to a better mood

Since the start of COVID-19, I had a laughable daily goal. It was simply – to…

Why our students went to COP26? Together we can save the planet!

By Archie Matthews, 14, Climate Change editor As Jack Clark, 16, and Olivia Finch, 17, return…

New library takes shape at ambitious academy

By Jill Dando News The new library is taking shape at Worle Community School Academy in…

Academy installs five of Britain’s best school eco bins in quest to help save the planet

By Tamsen, 13 and Mia 13 As world leaders meet to thrash out plans to help…

As Barack Obama speaks to COP26, Lucy, 16, explains climate change and urges people to take a stand and save the planet

Former US President Barack Obama is this afternoon addressing COP26 in Glasgow. He is the latest…

Is this the secret to a long healthy life?

By Health Correspondent A journalist has discovered the good news for people wanting to live a…

Students chosen to meet Ministers and delegates at COP26 after award-winning international eco work

By Jill Dando News Jack Clark and Olivia Finch achieved incredible things as Head Boy and…

“Kind, gentle, generous, compassionate.” MP that championed the lives of his constituents is hailed for his outstanding character

Reuben, 16, Political Correspondent Sir David Amess who died today in Essex should be remembered as…

Big hearted billionaires host dinner to help disadvantaged children

By Liam Drury A group of billionaires from the UK are holding a charity dinner in…

Why we need to get the world’s children off social media, by Dawn Carey, leader of one of Britain’s fastest growing mental health charities

Time to get the world’s children off social media By Dawn Carey Getting rid of social…

Hot chocolates and smiles as super pupils celebrate

By Jill Dando News Enthusiastic pupils have enjoyed their celebratory hot chocolates after superb work. Pupils…

Pupils learn English outside under trees in their spectacular countryside school

By Jill Dando News Pupils have been learning English outside under trees in their spectacular countryside…

Campaigning children help change plastic policy of milk firm

By Olivia, 10 and Chloe, 10, Jill Dando News. Photo by Joe, 10 The Year 6…

Young journalists aged 13 to 17 start filming on world’s first student-led mental health documentary

By Samara Siviter, 16 Filming has started on the world’s first student-led mental health documentary, ‘Our…

Happiness is Your Garden, writes Harrogate Flower Show shortlisted Matt Davis

Landscaping, design and maintenance expert Matt Davis, fresh from a shortlisting in the Harrogate Flower Show,…

Academy students in the top few percent in Britain in prestigious maths awards

By Jill Dando News Worle Community School Academy students in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset have performed excellently in…

‘Give us more good news!’ Children and young people send big message to Media bosses after biggest UK vote ever

By Jill Dando News Children and young people in over 700 UK schools are urging Media…

£10000 funding boost for mental health support

By Good News Post Organisations and groups in North Somerset that support mental health can get…

Why young people should put their phones down and get off social media, by Dawn Carey, leader of one of Britain’s fastest growing mental health charities

We have recently seen the launch of a campaign to get people to come off of…

Be kind to everyone, by Lucy aged 12

During lockdown I have started watching an inspiring film called Wonder. It has had I real…

Out of this world! Student reporters quiz astronaut and host of world figures

By Jill Dando News reporters  A NASA astronaut, World Cup winners, a Messi and Ronaldo training…

Wonderful students place photos of war dead in homes where they once lived

(Exclusive story and photo by Anna Barrett) In an amazing tribute, War hero soldiers as young…

Our The Post kid reporters Britain’s first journalists to quiz Boris Johnson in Number 10

(Exclusive by Dawson, aged 12) Reporters from the Good News Post aged 10 and 11 interviewed…

Why good news is good for you…

There is seemingly more bad news now than ever in history. With 24.7 news and social…

Is this the world’s first shop to pay via kindness?

By Jill Dando News Maybe this is the kinda shop that will become a thing of…

Amazing students celebrate success at sailing regatta

Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Sea Cadets have celebrated success at a regional sailing regatta this month. Cadets…

Pre-school closes to make way for state-of-the-art new facility

By Jill Dando News  Priory Preschool is closing its doors after over 25 years on site…

Dozens of talented students hosted a world-class art exhibition of their work

Year 11 and 13 GCSE Art students at The King Alfred School Academy displayed their stunning…

Student sporting stars unveil 30-foot wonder wall of inspiration

By Jill Dando News Students have been unveiling a 30-foot wonder wall of wonderful sporting greats.…

Children, families and staff celebrate after superb Ofsted inspection gives clean sweep of Good ratings

By Jill Dando News Children, families and staff are celebrating after a superb Ofsted inspection gave…