Eastwood High School’s BBC News Team consists of 13 pupils from S1 and S2. We report on news from across the world and important projects close to home.
Please see our first article about the inauguration of President Donald Trump below. We will have interviews with some Eastwood High School Teachers on our site soon!
BBC School Report is Thursday 16th March! On this day, our reporters will be uploading articles and videos on a range of topics, from Health and Wellbeing to Brexit! Keep an eye on this page during this day and after to see the work we have been up to!
It is BBC School Report News Day!
Here are our lead anchors Grace and Dylan explaining what you can expect to see from Eastwood High School today. Please click ‘Download File’ to watch the video.
Our reports are hard at work. Here is the team!
Our young reporter Basant from S1 has created an essay discussing the differences in schools across the world. Think your day is difficult? Wait until you read about the schools Basant has investigated:
Some of our reporters have been working together to bring you vital news about Eastwood High School. Khadija and Raania have been looking at the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), an initiative which Eastwood High School is now implementing and here is what they found:
This Friday, the BBC will be showing Comic Relief to raise money for a wide range of important causes. This is essential to provide opportunities and resources for those less fortunate than ourselves. As Eastwood High School will be involved with Comic Relief through a number of activities on the day, our reporter Ian has created the following article to explain further the purpose of Comic Relief. Enjoy!
Speaking of events at Eastwood High School, we recently celebrated World Book Day. During the day, our English department ran an initiative to educate the pupils on the importance of literature in society. To tell you more about it, our reporter Keira has created the following article:
Last month, the Oscars took place in America and there was a lot of controversy! Whilst many debate La La Land vs Moonlight, the real debate is who would Eastwood High School pupils take to the Oscars as their guest? To report the answers, here is Grace. (Again, please click ‘Download File’ to watch the video.)
Two of our pupils have been working hard at reporting on an area which affects a lot of children across the country. Katie and Kulsum have been investigating what support is available for young people in Scotland concerning their mental health. Their important and engaging article can be found here:
Basant has been very busy today and has just finished her second article! Below, is a quick article highlighting the upcoming release of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. A movie Basant is looking forward to seeing. I’m sure she is not the only one!
Earlier today Khadija and Raania brought you their article on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Now they bring you a video of their findings too! In order to see this, please click ‘Download File’ to watch the video.
Later this month, our Prime Minister Theresa May is due to trigger Article 50 and begin the process of withdrawing the United Kingdom from the European Union. This topic has been the subject of many debates and discussions for over a year now and our reporter Christopher has been looking into it further.
We would like to take the opportunity to thank some of our reporters who we have not yet mentioned. Corran, has filmed all of the material for our videos and Alicia has been a key researcher and interviewer for many of the quotes in these reports.
After a successful day, our researchers have covered a range of topics which we hope you have enjoyed and found useful. However, stay tuned to this website as our reporters will continue to bring you key stories throughout the remaining school year.