19 June 2014
Last updated at 17:49
More than 30,000 students from around the UK took part in this year's BBC News School Report. They reported on national and local topics and interviewed world-famous and local celebrities. Holly and Lauren from Bartley Green School in Birmingham reported on Malala Yousafzai's speech to the United Nations in New York.
In November, Skinners' Academy students reported on the Radio 1 Teen Awards at Wembley Arena. Before the event got under way, they had the chance to interview celebrities on the red carpet including singer Pixie Lott.
Northwood School's School Reporters visited New Broadcasting House in central London on Children In Need day. They had the opportunity to interview BBC Radio 2's Jeremy Vine, who wore Pudsey ears for the occasion.
School Reporters from John Taylor High School got to be sports reporters for an England match at the Uefa Women's Under-17 European Football Championships at Burton. The trio watched the hosts' 6-1 victory over Portugal before attending the post-match press conference, where they quizzed manager Lois Fidler.
The team from Hove Park School in Sussex used their initiative to pull off a real scoop - an exclusive interview with Prince Edward to mark his 50th birthday! The School Reporters spotted that his big day was coming up and wrote to ask him for an interview - and his Royal Highness was so impressed that he said yes!
The four School Reporters were invited to Buckingham Palace by Prince Edward for the interview, during which he said the hardest question they asked him was what present he would like for his special birthday!
Kingsbury High School students made the short trip to Wembley Stadium to report on the Sport Relief Battle of the Backsides challenge. They met former footballers and current BBC pundits Robbie Savage and Alan Shearer, who between them were sitting on every single seat in the stadium to raise money for the charity.
The week of the annual News Day dawned with School Reporters Imaan and Esmé from Elthorne Park High School being invited to interview the stars of the Muppets Most Wanted film after attending an exclusive screening a few days before.
Miss Piggy and Kermit answered all of the students' questions before being given the coveted lanyards which made them honorary School Reporters - much to the pair's delight!
The test for the 1,082 schools taking part in the eighth School Report News Day was to complete all their reports by the 14:00 BST deadline. A dozen School Reporters spent News Day preparing for and taking part in an interview with England Education Secretary Michael Gove, who had time at the end to pose for a selfie!
School Reporters featured across every part of BBC output on News Day. Six of them co-hosted a two hour live radio programme from Radio Humberside's studios in Hull which featured a number of items, including a live link-up with students in Derry/Londonderry about being the UK City of Culture.
Newsround presenters Ricky Boleto and Leah Gooding were joined by School Reporters from Lambeth Academy for a special School Report live edition of the One Show, which was shown online and through the Red Button.
And School Reporters read the local weather forecast in every English region and in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in the evening's local news programmes. Olive from Malbank School and Sixth Form College read the bulletin for the north-west of England.
School Report does not stop with News Day - it runs all year. In May students from Cathays High School visited the TeenTech exhibition in Swansea to find out about career opportunities in science, technology and engineering.
When the Giro d'Italia cycle race started in Northern Ireland, School Reporters from St Killian's College were there to report on it and its impact on the residents of the village of Cushendall.
Students from across the UK are being given the chance over the next four years to visit the World War One battlefields to mark the centenary of the conflict. Among the first to go on a trip were School Reporters from St John Wall Catholic School in Birmingham who visited battlefields in Belgium.