BBC News School Report



Students from this school made the news for real on 27 March 2014 as they took part in BBC News School Report. News went live just before 1600 hrs.

Here is a link to the BBC site with some information on the project which can also be seen below.



BBC News School Report gives 11-16 year-old students in the UK the chance to make their own news reports for a real audience.

Using lesson plans and materials from the BBC website, and with support from BBC staff and partners, teachers help students develop their journalistic skills to become School Reporters.

In March, schools take part in an annual News Day, simultaneously creating video, audio and text-based news reports, and publishing them on a school website, to which the BBC aims to link.

School Reporters in March 2013 produced a stunning array of content with more than 1,000 schools across the UK making the news on the biggest ever School Report News Day.

The next News Day is Thursday 21 March 2013.

BBC News presenter and former teacher Huw Edwards is working on School Report.

He said: "Over the years I've run many journalism workshops in schools. So I've seen how much fun it can be and how much can be learnt when there are real deadlines, real audiences and real standards to meet.

"I'm involved because I want to give young people the chance to make the news themselves, and I want to share the principles of good journalism.

Huw Edwards
Huw Edwards is the main presenter of the News at 10

"So have a go, let me know what you think, and good luck!"

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