BBC Young Reporter 2019

Written, filmed and edited at Cowley International College on Wednesday, 6th March 2019

Earlier today, 11 students from Year 8 and Year 9 worked together to write, film and edit a six and a half minute news story focusing on knife crime.  Dawn Jones, Aunt of knife crime victim Danny Fox, visited Cowley and is part of this news item to further raise awareness of knife crime and the devastating impact that this has on victims’ family and friends.

We invite all to view and share the video:

About BBC Young Reporter

BBC Young Reporter is an exciting opportunity for young people to get involved with the BBC.

BBC Young Reporter (formerly School Report) works in partnership with schools, colleges, youth organisations and charities to provide young people with the skills they need to create and understand the media.

The project is backed by the likes of Huw Edwards, Tina Daheley, Steph McGovern, The One Show’s Alex Jones, BBC Newsbeat’s Roisin Hastie and Ben Mundy and Newsround’s Ricky Boleto.

“BBC Young Reporter is about tapping into what really matters to young people, and giving them an opportunity and a platform to tell their stories.” – Tony Hall, BBC Director-General