Pupils have a go at making the news
Read all about it, eager pupils at a Sheppey school are putting
together a newspaper which will go on sale.
A class at St George’s Primary is getting ready to take part in
a model newsroom as part of their literacy lessons.
They are learning about the different parts that make up
national and local publications, how to write stories and what it
is like to be a journalist.
Next week the Year 6 children will take on roles including
reporter, editor and photographer, while one will be in charge of
Sheerness Times Guardian reporter Lewis Dyson and photographer
Chris Davey visited the children on Thursday to tell them about
The intrepid newshounds were shown some shorthand and how
photographs are taken and made ready for the page.
Teacher Tracey Parker said: “The children think it is really
cool to be doing a newspaper and they are really excited about the
"I’m happy to be creating the work force of the future.”
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