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Young Reporters Scotland Winners Announced

Winners of the 2018-2019 Young Reporters Scotland competition have been announced! 

 

Young Reporters Scotland encourages young people to share their voice on sustainability subjects through film, writing and photography. The initiative provides a platform for participants to investigate and report on the subjects they are passionate about and increase their knowledge and awareness of environmental topics.

 

Our judging panel worked hard to pick winners from this year's entries.   Overall winners will progress to the International Young Reporters for the Environment competition which brings together entries from 38 countries.  Like our Eco-Schools Scotland programme, Young Reporters is a programme of the Foundation for Environmental Education.

 

Here are the Young Reporters winning entries for Scotland:

 

Film Category: 8 - 10 years

What a Waste, St Fillan's Primary School, Glasgow

Prize: Go Pro Camera

 

Film Category: 11 - 14 years

Kilcreggan Against Plastic, Kilcreggan Primary School, Argyll & Bute

Prize: £100 in book tokens

 

Film Category: 15 - 18 years

Let's Talk Rubbish George Heriot's School, Edinburgh

Prize: £100 in book tokens

 

Film Category: Overall Winner for Scotland

What a Waste, St Fillan's Primary School, Glasgow

Prize: St Fillan's Primary School will now progress to the International Young Reporters Competition

 

Written Category: 8 - 10 years

Plastic Litter in Inverurie, Strathburn Primary School, Aberdeenshire

Prize: £100 in book tokens

 

Written Category: 11 - 14 years 

Stop Polluting the Air we Breathe with Car Fumes, Lawmuir Primary School, North Lanarkshire

Prize: Go Pro Camera

 

Photographic Category: 11 - 14 years 

We Eat from it, We Survive, They Eat it, They Die, Drymen Primary School, Stirling

Prize: Go Pro Camera

 

Photographic Category: Overall Winner for Scotland 

We Eat from it, We Survive, They Eat it, They Die, Drymen Primary School, Stirling

Prize: Drymen Primary School will now progress to the International Young Reporters Competition

 

We wish St Fillan's Primary School and Drymen Primary School the best of luck in the International Young Reporters for the Environment competition.  Winners from the international competition will be announced near World Environment Day, 5th June.

 

If spreading the word about environmental sounds like something you would like to do, have a look at the Young Reporters Scotland section of our website.

15 May 2019

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