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Our pupils will be reporting on the forthcoming news on this page.

SCHOOL REPORT DAY IS ON MARCH 15TH, 2018

Loreto Convent will be using video with a virtual backdrop to create newscasts.  A newscast demonstrates pupil’s learning in an effective and engaging way.  The pupils will be videoed in front of the green screen in which they can choose their own background.  The children will be filming on-location where possible, however the green screen will be used to create that authentic on-location look.  All year 6 pupils will have completed a Journalism and Media Studies topic where they will have used, learnt and understood the 5 elements before potentially being invited to shoot this BBC School Report:

  • research
  • script
  • images to incorporate in broadcast
  • green screen editing
  • movie editing.

Pupils can be seen below testing the green screen technology in their newly designed production studio. Loreto is the only school in Gibraltar and one of three schools in Europe reporting.  Take a look at the map for more information.

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BBC School Report 2018

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Our 2018 BBC School Reporting team has been announced. The successful pupils who will take part are; Martha Taylor, Tiana Cartwright, Lucia Wilson, Lewis Ghio, Miles Hamilton and Pablo Agnew.

Daily Blog

Monday 26th February

Our first meeting held in our Press Room to set the scene for our School Reporters.  The pupils have learnt about what news is, how to create a news article and have started to research news topics.  The pupils have also learnt about how to setup the technical equipment.   With research undertaken, questions written it was time to interview Dr Geraldine Finlayson about her memories at Loreto.

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Tuesday 27th February

The news report went on the road today as they looked at the History of Gibraltar for the School News Report.  The team visited the Great Siege Tunnels, Moorish Castle, Gibraltars Museum and the UNESCO World Heritage site viewing platform.

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Wednesday 28th February

The nerves were in full force today as the young reporters were off to interview the Hon. Chief Minister of Gibraltar, Mr Fabian Picardo MP.  There was added pressure in No.6 Convent Place as the local press were in attendance to report on the BBC School Report.  The team then learnt how to do green screen editing as they started to edit there filmed pieces.

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Thursday 1st March

The day was another busy packed agenda.  It was off to meet Her Worship the Mayor at City Hall.  The Mayor was interviewed in the Parlour and faced some tough questions about being the Mayor, winning Miss Gibraltar and Miss World.  The afternoon saw the children reporting on World Book Day back at school where they interviewed children and staff.

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Friday 2nd March

The last day of the week and the BBC School is soon to be over…. Well that is until report exclusively on the new SkyWalk in the next 10 days!   A interview lined up with Shyanne Azzopardi about her role as Miss Gibraltar and Miss World.  The children then produced their own piece to camera on recent school news, then edited this for publication.

Monday 28th February saw the start of our BBC School Report week.  The Loreto School News Team have been busy in daily editorial meetings, interviewing on location, at school and have been busy learning how to edit.  With GBC filming this year there has been an added pressure to meet deadlines and report as professionally as possible.

The BBC School Report News Day takes place on Thursday 16th March 2018.

Please click on a interview image below to play.

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Tiana
“I have loved this project so much and it has been an amazing experience. I have learnt to edit videos and put music or backgrounds behind using green screen technology. I have also learnt how to use a camera and have improved my skills. I am really upset that this is ending and I would love to do it all over again! Thank you for giving me this opportunity!”
Pablo
“Thank you so much BBC, Mr Devincenzi-Clemens and Mrs Napoli for this great opportunity, now I know how to set up a camera, lights and lots more.  I will definitely share my experience with my friends and spread the good news about you guys and I hope to see the work next year.
Miles
“I have really enjoyed this project so much, it has been a great experience. I now know many filming skills like editing, the actual filming and how to present news articles. I am really happy to be on the BBC and GBC NEWS and to interview the people in Gibraltar.
Louis
“Thank you so much for letting us do this project, I have enjoyed this opportunity the most I can. It has been so fun traveling around Gibraltar and interviewing people such as the Chief Minister, the Mayor and Geraldine from the Museum, and I would like to say a special thank you to the BBC and my school for giving us this opportunity!
Martha
“Thank you so much for this amazing experience, I have really enjoyed this and I wish it had lasted forever. I have learnt everything from setting up light boxes to writing questions properly. It has been so much fun especially interviewing all the important people and asking them difficult questions. Thank you so much BBC for giving my friends and I this great opportunity.
Lucia
“Thank you so much for this experience! It has been the best week ever. I wish it lasted forever because we have had loads of fun. We are all very sad that it is coming to an end. The week has gone so quickly! I’m so grateful that I got chosen to be on this amazing journey. I loved interviewing Fabian Picardo, the Mayor and Geraldine.”

BBC School Report 2017

The content below was produced by the pupils selected to participate in the BBC School Report for 2017.  New content will be published above here for 2018 in March.
You may view the interviews fro the BBC School Report in 2017.

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Meet the team
JJ wrote…

“I have gained so much confidence during this time. It was an amazing experience and one of the best things I have done I would love to do it again now I am not scared to talk out loud. Thank you very much for the opportunity and would like to do it again.  Thank you to Mrs Napoli and Mr Devincenzi-Clemens”

Hannah wrote…

The BBC School Report has been such an experience and I have gained so much confidence. I thank Mrs Napoli and Mr Devincenzi-Clemens for making this happen. I would love to do this again!

Nicole wrote….

“The BBC School Report was an amazing experience. I am now much more confident. I had a lot of fun. Thank you to everyone who organised it and took part.”

Charlie wrote…

“I found this project amazing we got to go and see really cool and new things like the suspension bridge and the World Trade Centre. Thank you Mr Devincenzi-Clemens for selecting me. THANK YOU!!!!!!”

Sebastian and Lucia wrote….

“The BBC School Report was amazing and really fun we are both grateful to Mr Devincenzi-Clemens and Mrs Napoli for the hard work, time and effort. We also thank the Chief Minister and Mr Canessa for allowing us to have a splendid interview with the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, Nick Russo and Sebastian.”

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