Pupils from the Middle School took part in the BBC News School Report on Thursday this week, which challenges 11-16 year old students to make their own news reports for a real audience. RGS is one of over 1,000 schools to have taken 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.
With support from BBC staff and partners, teachers help students develop their journalistic skills to become School Reporters. Felix Haynes, Alexander Edwards, Beatrice Price, Bella Hulbert, Malachy Larkin, James Larkin, Daniel Hall and Tom Berry took on the BBC News Schools Report challenge, filming at RGS and in Worcester, then editing and uploading their work. Their interviews ranged from Brexit to Rowing and you can see their work at:
Mrs Michael, who earlier in her career worked for the BBC, co-ordinated this exciting real time project and brought her own expertise to advise the pupils. She said: “School News Report was a huge success. The team worked really hard to create eight news stories through the day. They are a talented group and I am delighted that Dr Radha from Radio 1 responded to their efforts on Twitter. We will find out if any of our stories will be used by the BBC in due course and will ‘School Report’ back then. Well done team.”