* Channel 4's The Big Breakfast is offering students aged 11-16 and 16-plus the chance to get their five-minute soap opera, sitcom, drama or film excerpts screened on the show in July 1999. In addition, the winning entrant in each age category will be awarded a prize to the value of Pounds 5,000, and their schools will receive prizes to the value of Pounds 500-Pounds 1,000. An accompanying pack contains English and media studies projects, clips from Channel 4 programmes, a poster and teachers' notes. Closing date: March 30, 1999. For details, contact Rapport Learning, tel: 0171 495 7945.