Guardian scheme makes schoolchildren reporters and editors to help them unpick fact from fiction
Peace, aged 11, is perusing an email from a council whistleblower. “Look,” he says urgently. “He says he can give us more details but he’s afraid of losing his job.” At the next table, Emma, also in year 6, wants to hear from the council about why it is threatening to fine homeless people £2,500. “There might be a reason,” she says, giving the council the benefit of the doubt.
But fellow pupil Raheema thinks it’s wrong to fine people when they have no money. “Shocked and surprised” is her assessment of how readers will feel when they find out how homeless people are being treated by Oxford city council .
Powered by WPeMatico