BBC School Report 2017

bbc_oBBC 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.

Latest News from BBC School Report Team

  • Video Games: Do they have a positive effect on the brain? March 10, 2016 EmailPrintVideo games are frowned upon by parents as time-wasters, and worse, some education expects think that these games corrupt the brain. Playing violent video games are easily blamed by the media and some experts say this is the reason why some young people become violent or commit extreme anti-social behaviour. But many scientists and psychologists ...
  • Visit to Media City September 23, 2015 EmailPrintTarporley’s very own English and Media teacher, Mrs McMillan, was asked to record the voiceover for a new trailer for BBC School Report – a BBC project which gives students in the UK the chance to make their own news reports for a real audience.
  • Representation in the Media and Why It’s Important March 19, 2015 EmailPrintAs you may have noticed, we live in a heteronormative, cisnormative white-centric patriarchy. Alternatively, you may not have noticed.
  • Body of Evidence March 19, 2015 EmailPrint Psychologists use the term ‘body image’ to describe what we think we look like.
  • Once a one hit wonder always a one hit wonder? March 19, 2015 EmailPrintTo Kill a Mockingbird; loved by many, winner of puilzer prize has sold and bought over 40 million copies worldwide.