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Global Young Journalist Awards

Two Priory Academy LSST students have achieved an amazing win in this GLOBAL competition – the Global Young Journalists Award. The award was established by ‘The Day’ online newspaper (founded and edited by Richard Addis). A ceremony was held on line to announce the international winners on Friday 17th June at 2 pm.

English Speaking and writing students were invited from all over the world to write a piece of journalism in different categories. These included:

Campaigning journalist of the year

Interview journalist of the year

International Journalist of the Year

Political Journalist of the Year

Mental Health Journalist of the Year

Environmental Journalist of the Year

Sports Journalist of the Year


From our academy, Zohra Ehsani won in her category from all the entries across the globe – in the category ‘International Journalist of the Year’! Zohra wrote about The Silenced Women under the Taliban. Joanna Mills from the Fairtrade Foundation praised Zohra’s informative and important story. Elysia Cocking won in the category Mental Health Journalist of the Year, writing about Tourettes’ syndrome in a witty and informative style. Tabu Hussein announced Elysia as the winner of the Mental Health category. An amazing achievement from both students!

The Silenced Women under the Taliban

Tourette's Syndrome and its effect on mental health