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News - School Report

BBC School Report What Is BBC School Report?
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 this 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.

Taken from the BBC School Report web page

Meet the Team! Our students made the news for real on 27th March 2014 as they took part in BBC News School Report.
Read our School Report News below!

You can also take a look at what our students produced last year: BBC School Report 2013
Malaysia Plane Crash

The Malaysia plane went missing on the 8th of March about 3 weeks ago. For 2 weeks there was no sign of the plane. The pilots didn’t give any distress signals. Malaysian military officials cite radar suggests that the plane had changed direction but the pilots hadn’t informed air traffic that they were going to. A radar blip was detected and... [read more]
Why The Teachers Went on Strike

On Wednesday 26th March 2014 teachers all over the country went on strike in hopes of receiving better payments, pensions and working conditions. This resulted in children from hundreds of schools to have a day out of their usual school weeks. Children have been saying it’s great to have a day off school, some even saying “oh boy I loved the day... [read more]
Ghostbusters Star Harold Ramis Dead, Aged 69

The widely-praised star of such classics as Ghostbusters and Stripes reportedly met his demise as a direct result of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis; an uncommon disease caused by the swelling of a person’s blood vessels. The Internet has been filled with thoughtful messages sending their condolences to those close to the Ghostbusters star,... [read more]
School Roof Gets Blown Away

Head teacher urges calm and insists that there is no danger in store for pupils. We asked the head teacher of King’s Grove High School Mr. Langston if there were any problems, although he said “there is no danger, we made sure it was secure for when the pupils came back”. On the 23rd of December there was a slight wind that caused minimal... [read more]
The New £1 Coin

A new £1 coin has been created in the hope that it will stop forgers. A new security technology has been used to make notes, coins and credit cards impossible to replicate. The technology to do this has been available for notes but has only now been able to be used on coins. The pound coin will be introduced in 2017 but how will things... [read more]
School Cadbury World Trip

On Tuesday 11th march our school went on a recent trip to Cadbury’s world. We are going to interview some pupils who went on this trip from year 9 and year 10. Watch the interviews here by clicking on the play buttons! BBC School Report 2014 var so = new SWFObject("images/news/2014/school_report/bbc_movie1.swf", "movie", "320", "240",... [read more]
Sports Report

With Tad, Liam and Davonte! In this week’s broadcast our sports reporters talk up Liverpool’s chances of returning to the Premiership summit in this revealing conversation. Click the play button below! BBC School Report 2014 var so = new SWFObject("images/news/2014/school_report/bbc_movie3.swf", "movie", "420", "360", "5",... [read more]

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