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Anyone organised a school newspaper, written by pupils for pupils?

Discussion in 'Primary' started by mamatotombili, Aug 5, 2007.

  1. Would love to see a school magazine, as it is something that really interests me!! If anyone has been sent one and could forward it to me please I would be really grateful.
    Many thanks

    lisamarie310883@yahoo.co.uk
     
  2. I know this thread is a couple of years old now but could I possibly have a copy of your newspaper too please? It's obviously very popular! [​IMG] I'm starting a newspaper club with some year 6 pupils. If you could forward it to me, I would be very grateful!
    ali_cs83@yahoo.co.uk
    Thank you!

     
  3. This is something I've thought about for a while, but not been sure how best to organise it. Lower KS2 or Upper KS2 or a mixture?
    If it's possible can anyone send me some tips, examples etc.
    thanks

    sparklyteacher1 at hotmail.co.uk


     
  4. Hi,

    I am a professional journalist and have been producing a termly school newspaper at Northern Primary School in Bacup, Lancashire, for four years. I work with about 8 pupils from yrs 3 to 6 and it has been a tremendous success. We are nowon issue 13!
    Now I have left the journalism world, I work for myself and produce school newspapers as an enrichment programme. I have two School News schemes - one to product a four-page A5 paper in a day with Yr5 or Yr6 and the second to produce a 16-page A5 paper in a week at a primary involving the whole school. I have also produced a 12-page A4 newspaper at a high school.
    My website is catherinesmyth.co.uk or email catherine@catherinesmyth.co.uk
    Hope this is of use
    Catherine
     
  5. I'd really like some more information on setting up a school newspaper - would one edition per half-term be too little on an hour per week? Thought I might start with that and see what happens.
    Any advice, or anyone's experiences, would be great (on here, or by email)!
    Thanks!
    hollyv71@hotmail.co.uk
     
  6. Can anyone recommend good software to use? I'm doing this as an extra-curricular club and I'm not so confident with publisher, although I could learn...
     
  7. nqt_is_tough

    nqt_is_tough New commenter

    Crikey what a great thread! Although I'm hoping still relevant...
    If anyone has one they could send me, that would be great- rhi.jarvie@gmail.com
    Thanks v much
     
  8. johnjord

    johnjord New commenter

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