(Exclusive by Dawson, aged 12) Reporters from the Good News Post aged 10 and 11 interviewed Boris Johnson in Downing Street in front of the UK’s Media. (By Dawson, 12)
They quizzed the prime minister on a variety of questions on whether he was currently facing any particular problems to if he still gets to ride his bike. They also received a tour of Number 10, where they were shown iconic rooms, including getting to take their seats around the well known, historical table in the Cabinet Room.
Students From The King Alfred School Academy and The Priory Learning Trust represented their schools.
Wearing their Jill Dando News Centre jackets, the students then got autographs and posed for photos.
The lucky students then got to speak to a variety of political news correspondents from multiple news networks, and even met the government’s Chief Mouser, Larry the cat, all improving their journalism knowledge and skills.
Boris was announcing £14 billion of schools funding to the nation and wanted children to be the first to hear.
The JDNC students were featured on TV outlets including BBC, ITV, sky News and Channel 4.
Amazingly, this was the second interview that the Jill Dando News Centre students had carried out on Boris in less than two months.
In July he made a visit to the King Alfred School Academy.
Elijah Maxwell, aged 10, said: “This was an amazing day. I will never forget it.”
Jill Dando News Centre students from The Priory Learning Trust were invited by the PM to announce his exciting £14 billion for schools.