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School Report from Northern Ireland
15 Mar 2018
News Day - Festival of News
Should they stay or should they go?
Young Reporter Matthew speaks to Linfield youth goalkeeper David, who has had trials with Manchester United, and Linfield coach Darren Murphy. Matthew asks whether they feel a talented young footballer can realise their potential in Northern Ireland.
Kacey's story: Living with alopecia
Our Young Reporter reflects on her journey with alopecia – how she felt when her hair all fell out and why she feels thankful to have the condition. Kacey also shares some of the reactions she has received, including a stranger praying for her in a shop.
D-Day veteran goes back to school
75 years on from D-Day, 96-year-old former RAF pilot, Bill Eames, returns to his old school, Enniskillen Model Primary, to share with Young Reporters his role on that day. The pupils also discover what inspired Bill to join the RAF.
Highlights from the 2019 Festival of News
Broadcasting House in Belfast was buzzing on 6th March, with young people taking over the building for Young Reporter's 'Festival of News'. Discover what students and teachers thought of going behind the scenes at the BBC.
The BBC Newsline reporters of the future?
Students Jonathan and Lucy tell BBC News NI's Aileen Moynagh why the wide range of roles and skills involved in the industry is one of the main reasons they're considering a career in journalism.
About BBC Young Reporter NI
Young Reporter (formerly called School Report) is a journalism project for students aged 11 to 18. You make and upload your own news reports to your school website and the BBC will link to them. For more information contact: SchoolReportNI@bbc.co.uk
Young Reporter NI reaches a UK audience
Portadown College students Amy and Lucy were interviewed live on the News Channel. They revealed how the News Day event made them realise there is a lot more to TV production than meets the eye, and why reading the news is harder than it looks!
Have you got what it takes?
Test your journalism skills and editorial judgement by taking the Young Reporter NI quiz!
Carl Frampton returns to his old stomping ground
Past pupil Carl Frampton was back in Glengormley High School and Young Reporters pulled no punches when they got the opportunity to speak to him.
Find out if these students held their own on the Nolan Show!
Alice and Jade from Glengormley High spoke to Stephen about a range of topics, including mental health issues and the pressure to achieve "good exam results".
Young reporters across Northern Ireland have produced stories on many topics: From tackling plastic pollution, getting the mic on the next big musician, to how Brexit may affect them. Check out their reports here and get inspired to make your own!
Are women being given enough opportunities in STEM?
With the NI Science Festival in full swing, students from Lumen Christi College explore whether women working in STEM related jobs are given the same opportunities as men.
Young Reporter across the UK
Discover what young people are reporting on around the UK.
Everything you need to know
Plenty of resources to get you started with BBC Young Reporter.