Two top schools combine in expansion of Jill Dando Network

Superb pupils from Ashcombe Primary School and Castle Batch Primary School Academy will meet later today as part of the expanding Jill Dando Network News.

Both schools have Jill Dando News Centres, in Weston-super-Mare, where Jill herself grew up and went to school.

Today Castle Batch pupils, with two years’ experience of running Jill Dando News, will train up the Ashcombe reporters in Year 5.

Jeffrey the Good News Hound puppy is rumoured to be in popping in.

A spokesperson for the Jill Dando Network said: “Jill would be delighted to see so many children doing good news in her memory.”