7 April 2014 Last updated at 11:37

School Reporters check out codingSchool Reporters interview Michael Smith Watch

Students from Eastlea Community School give computer programming a go and interview Moshi Monsters creator Michael Smith to find out why he thinks everyone can code.

Students and teacher in classroomTackling difficult subjects - tips for teachers

Follow the advice of School Report's deputy editor if you're faced with tackling a difficult or sensitive subject as a news story.

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