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In Pictures: News Day sweeps school classrooms
27 March 2014
Last updated at 14:13
Photos from around the UK as schools turn their classrooms into newsrooms for BBC News School Report's eighth annual News Day.
Pupils put their heads together at Bluecoat Academy in Nottingham. "Having looked through the newspapers to find out what it hot and what is not, they are now busy planning, writing, recording and editing," said teacher Miss Tollafield.
Students at Diss High School interviewed Duncan Slater, a member of the Walking with the Wounded team who trekked to the South Pole alongside Prince Harry. He is the first amputee to have achieved this. Students got essential inside info about his and his team's challenges and achievements.
It's all fun and games at Diss High School, as two Reporters model the coat worn by amputee Duncan Slater on his trek to the South Pole. Other stories by Diss High School today include: Oculus Rift - the ultimate gaming software and Ed Sheeran's donation to a Suffolk charity shop. Good luck!
School Reporters at Perry Beaches The Academy (top left), Uckfield Community Technology College (top right), Farringdon Community Sports College (bottom left), and Moulsham High School (bottom right), on News Day 2014.
News Day is progressing at The Compton School in London. "Our reporters are hard at work preparing for their special guest panel of visitors. Our theme for News Day is 'Education and how it has changed' and Ms Peel and Ms Rambaut are really pleased with how dedicated our News Team are!"
Students at Codsall Middle School in Staffordshire prepare for News Day 2014. Word on the street is that there's even been a breakfast meeting this morning! We admire your professionalism, Codsall.
School Reporters from All Saints Academy (top left), Ferndown Middle School (top right), Aberdare High School (bottom left), and Devizes School (bottom right), on News Day 2014.
At Robert Gordon's College in Aberdeen, the team are hard at work researching today’s top news and writing their reports.
School Reporters Sukhjeevan, Aqsa, Anisah, Nusaybah, Ramandeep, Saniyah, Pricilla, Wasfaa, Emily and Charlie from St Joseph's Catholic College are reporting today on the merger of their school with St Bede's Catholic Grammar School, Nelson Mandela and role models.
The Vyne Community School are hot on the trail of the best stories today as they chase reports on drug use among adolescents, Teacher vs Pupils Sport Relief competitions and how yesterday's teacher strike affected the school.
Filming has commenced at Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, where the School Report team are reporting on the building of their new sports hall. Students are also covering the ban on fox hunting, and are keen to interview the Prime Minister before the end of the day. Good luck!
Pupils at St Wilfrid's School (top left), Cirencester Kingshill School (top right), St Michael's Catholic School (bottom left), and Bellahouston Academy (bottom right), on News Day 2014.
Pupils at Cheadle Hulme School are busy researching stories for News Day 2014.
Pupils are beginning to film their news programme openings at St Thomas More High School for Boys.
The team of Reporters at Sarah Bonnell School in Newham. "Today we are reporting on the teachers' strike and our upcoming school song (written by the students themselves) - very exciting!" said teacher Miss Fay.
Students at Prospect School (top left), Blundell's School (top right), St Michael’s Catholic Secondary School (bottom left), and The Lancaster School (bottom right) hard at work on News Day 2014.
Students at Abraham Darby Academy in Telford "started the day with a live broadcast on BBC Radio Shropshire and have been interviewing students and teachers at Woodlands Primary School about computing and the changes happening in September".
“The Whitgift School editorial team are on the ball in South Croydon, discussing stories for today’s BBC School Report! Good luck and have a great day team!”
The Hayfield School in Doncaster School Report Team 2014. "Tackling the biggest stories in their lives and from around the world."
The team of School Reporters at St John Wall Catholic School prepare for their first practice session of the day.
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