Monday 25 February – Journalism Day

Gill Dummigan (BBC Journalist and Health Correspondent) visited our school to deliver workshops on journalism to our Year 9 and 10 pupils.  She talked to the girls about the intense day of a journalist and the whole process of choosing stories for the news.

The pupils were also taught how to edit their recordings and produce a news report ready for a wider audience. An invaluable experience provided to the pupils with a range of transferable skills that they can employ during their GCSEs.

The pupils were also given the task of preparing a news report on the advantages and disadvantages of mobile phones in schools.

Please click here to view the  short clip showcasing some of the great work that the pupils produced in only a couple of hours.

 

 

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