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Should kids present the news?

Would news be more interesting if it was presented by children and teenagers? Young reporters from Sheffield Springs Academy find out in this video for BBC School News Report.

Young reporters in the recording studio at Sheffield Springs Academy

Would news be less boring and more relevant to young people if it was made and presented by children and teenagers? A group of young reporters from Sheffield Springs Academy thinks it just might be a good idea.

A group of pupils from Sheffield Springs Academy have been learning to make the news themselves with the help of BBC School News Report and English teacher Miss Bishton.

On Thursday 26th March 2009, pupils from a range of different year groups joined schools from across the country in making the news from their classroom.

At Sheffield Springs Academy, a team of pupils used their school's radio studio facilities to produce a news bulletin for "Radio Springs".

One group of young reporters wanted to know whether their fellow children, teenagers and even teachers would watch and listen to this sort of news if they had the chance.

Watch their video to find out:

last updated: 31/03/2009 at 17:52
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