BBC News School Report 2016
Acton High School’s participation in the BBC School News Report project in 2016 sees a team of four reporters filing stories.
Aggie Bright reflects on the participation of sixty Acton High School girls in the Wonderwomen event held at the Royal Festival Hall on 2016 International Women’s Day which took place on 8th March.
Edward Astill brings us news that Acton High has been invited to enter the Ealing Festival in May. The event will see students performing poetry, music and drama in a bid to win individual and school trophies.
Our third report, by Nela Korenica, profiles Acton High’s participation in the Ealing netball tournament, in which the team finished third. Nela talks to team captain Monica about how the team fared.
The last in the quartet of stories, by Aiysha Mcinnes, reports on a recent visit by students to London’s Wetlands Centre, where students learnt about wildlife habitats and the importance of secure footwear.
BBC SR2016 Wonderwomen report from Acton High School on Vimeo.
BBC School Report 2016 - Ealing Festival news from Acton High School on Vimeo.
BBC School Report 2016 Netball Tournament report from Acton High School on Vimeo.
BBC School Report 2016 - Wetland Centre visit report from Acton High School on Vimeo.
BBC School Report 2015
Acton High School has been making the news as a participant in the BBC School Report 2015 project. Our team of young reporters has been investigating four recent stories from life at Acton High, looking at the significance of each and interviewing the personalities behind them.
The team report on World Book Day and its importance in engaging young people with literature, the work Acton High is doing with Sustrans to encourage cycling and reduce traffic congestion, and the role of the Anne Frank Guides project in combating prejudice and discrimination.
They also reflect on the school’s recent production of Dracula, with an exclusive interview with the star of the show, Naqib Ahmadi, about the complex character at the centre of Bram Stoker’s classic gothic horror tale.
BBC School Report 2013
Acton High also participated in the School Report project in 2013. You can watch the 2013 report below.