BBC News School Report 2013
Henry Beaufort once again took part in the BBC News School Report project on 21 March, showcasing the talents of some of HB’s brightest Year 9 students. The scheme, which is run by the BBC, gave the students an opportunity to use their skills not just in the field of media and journalism, but also in terms of working closely with others, coping with tight deadlines, and using the latest editing software in our Media Suite.
In the run up to the day students worked as investigative reporters, researching and filming their own stories for the programme. Reflecting the varied interests of the students, these included pieces on the Barton Farm housing development, the horse meat scandal, a focus on (HB)2, the perils of social media and the influence of popular culture on young people.
On the morning of School Report day a team of students scoured the day’s breaking news stories, selecting the most interesting stories for their target audience. These stories were then written up and recorded by Alex and Ania, our news anchors, before the all the stories were edited together to form the finished programme. To view the fruits of their labours and watch tomorrow’s news reporters today, simply visit our Media Showcase!