BBC News School Report

What is School Report?

This project is new to The John Fisher School and is organised through a club managed by the English department. Please let us know what you think or submit any story ideas or information that you would like to see posted on our site by e-mailing comments to slawrence2@suttonlea.org

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, over 1000 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.

The next News Day is Thursday 21 March 2013.

School Report News

 SCHOOL REPORT - NEWS DAY 2013

On 21st March 2013 a team of John Fisher pupils joined 33,000 pupils from 1034 schools across the UK in the BBC News School Report News Day 2013. The boys worked on a range of school-based news stories - aiming to meet the 2.00pm national deadline. Please click on the thumbnails below to view the various news stories they covered on the day.

Part 1

  • Fisher Festive Fireworks

Part 2

  • Talk Easy Trust Interview

Part 3

  • Arsenal Double Language Club  

Part 4

  • New York Business Studies Trip
 

Part 5

  • 'Movember' Charity Interview
 

JOHN FISHER BOYS REPORT AT THE LONDON GRAND PRIX.

On Friday evening three Year 9 John Fisher pupils (Montel Maruziva, David Olajiga and Tom Pereira) reported for the BBC News School Report website at the Diamond League: London Grand Prix from Crystal Palace. Organized by Mr Lawrence as part of the BBC School Report project,  the boys, after collecting their official accreditation, had some important tips from Tom Fordyce, the BBC Sport website's chief sportswriter before interviewing former GB Olympic Hurdler and BBC Commentator Colin Jackson.

The boys not only watched some of the worlds' greatest athletes compete in the evening's events but were allowed to join other top sports journalists in interviewing key participants, including Dwaine Chambers, Dai Greene and Mo Farah, immediately after competing.

In addition, the three boys did a special report on John Fisher Old Boy and 400m star Martyn Rooney who will be going for gold for Great Britain at the Olympics.The three boys interviewed Mr Davies, who told them about Martyn's abilities as a schoolboy athlete.

Click on the thumbnails to see how the boys got on:

Slideshow of the event.Interviews with the stars!Interview with Mr Davies.

SCHOOL REPORT - NEWS DAY 2012

On 15th March 2012 a team of John Fisher pupils joined 30,000 pupils from 1000 schools across the UK in the BBC News School Report News Day 2012. The boys worked on a range of school-based news stories - aiming to meet the 2.00pm national deadline. Please click on the thumbnails below to view the various news stories they covered on the day.

Part 1

  • Para-Ability Challenge
  • History Trip to Berlin

Part 2

  • Impact of the Pope's Visit
  • JFS Young Apprentice

Part 3

  • Student Voice Newsletter
  • New House Structure
  • 'Movember' Fundraising

Part 4

  • Cross Country Report
  • Sixth Form Football
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