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In Pictures: School Report News Day 2014
27 March 2014
Last updated at 12:20
Photos from around the UK as schools turn their classrooms into newsrooms for BBC News School Report's eighth annual News Day.
It's the very first BBC School Report News Day for students at Ysgol Maesydderwen in Powys and they've been practising in their Broadcasting Club for months, so they're sure to have a fantastic day.
The Isis Academy in Oxford has been busy planning stories for News Day. School Reporters will be looking at the Olympics legacy of encouraging sports habits for life and have also interviewed Olympic hockey player Alex Danson. The school has been visited by a number of Olympic athletes in person.
At the Ernest Bevin College in Tooting, School Reporters Glen, Jeffrey, Saadat, Zafir, Tauqeer, Fernando and Mohamed have been putting their skills to the test by interviewing local MP Sadiq Khan about his training for the London Marathon in April.
Students at the Charlton Park Academy have been prepping for News Day by taking part in some fun activities, including drama classes and practice interviews.
Anna, Jolie and Page from St Benedict's School in London are very excited about presenting their stories for News Day. They plan to cover reports including the effects of truancy on students at their school. Teacher Jayne Euvrard said she was "very impressed" by the reporters' professionalism.
School Reporters from Catmose College broadcast their interview with BBC radio presenter Martin Ballard from Radio Leicester.
Guilia and James from St Benedict's School put their heads together to do some mind-mapping for the stories ahead. Truancy, teachers' strikes and the amount of time teenagers spend on their mobile phones are among the topics the School Reporters will be covering.
School Reporters from Northfield School and Sports College were delighted to interview Hartlepool United football player Bradley Walker.
The Ballymena Academy in Antrim has been taking part in many exciting activities in the run-up to News Day, including an interview with Peter Johnston, director of BBC NI, which was made into an article by Year 11 student Lyndsey.
School Reporters from Westley Middle School will be looking into some pressing issues for their report on News Day. Topics will include Michael Gove's policies, the Scottish referendum and the aftermath of the recent flooding across the UK.
Emma and Alanna from St Mary’s High School in Newry are guest editing Radio Ulster’s flagship topical discussion programme, TalkBack. They will be discussing topics including exam stress, and how it affects young people, and chatting with the campaigning mother of a teenager who died of cancer.
The students of Killermont Primary School in East Dunbartonshire are excited to be reporting on News Day. They will be covering all things Scottish, with reports on Wimbledon champion Andy Murray and the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
School Reporters at Priory Community School in Weston-Super-Mare look very excited to be taking part in News Day 2014. "We’re all buzzing this morning and ready to report!" said teacher, Ms Jones.
At the Bedford Modern School, BBC School Reporters are going to do a report on a huge cake made by canteen staff to celebrate 250 years of the school. The cake is going to be cut today and given out to students.
Students at Cams Hill School in Fareham are ready and raring to go this morning. Clipboards and press passes at the ready!
A dedicated team of School Reporters at Weatherhead High School "have spent the last few weeks researching, filming and editing a piece about one of our students in Year 9 who is a national champion boxer." Listen out for the report in the BBC Sport sports round up later on today!
Here's Simon from Walworth Academy, who is reporting on the addictive nature of the 'Flappy Bird' game today. Good luck meeting the 2pm deadline, Simon!
School reporters Jacob and Alanna from The Academy at Shotton Hall in Durham deliver their News Day report, with stories about the campaign to ban energy drinks from school and science week.
There's already a buzz in the Billericay School BBC School Report newsroom this morning. We can't wait to see their report come in later today. Good luck!
Pupils at Carshalton Boys Sports College will be reporting today on issues close to their heart: how apps affect school work, the impact a longer school day could have on them and the rise of teen millionaires.
Work is already under way at The Heath School Runcorn as School Reporters start newsgathering in preparation for the School Report deadline.
Northfield School and Sports College in Stockton-on-Tees had an amazing News day. School reporters Jacob and Josh contributed by interviewing science teacher Mr Burgess, who has been nominated for the National Teacher of the Year Award.
A thumbs up for School Report from the students at Lurgan Junior High School in Northern Ireland. The Year 9 reporters were thrilled to showcase their content to the entire school on News Day.
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