Broadcast is a format for students to write, film and record about the activities in the school and issues from around the world.
How does it run?
Divided into 3 different areas of Video, Radio and an online blog. Each area consists of small teams that meet once a fortnight and independently report on the activities within the school. Producing reports that are used in the Broadcast show, Radio and published on the Broadcast website.
How is it distributed?
All of the work created by the Broadcast team is published on the school website in the Broadcast area. Radio shows are live and played out around the school once a fortnight and Broadcast news shows are played in registrations every half term.
What are the benefits?
For those students involved, Broadcast provides:
- Reinforced theory behind ICT and media coursework units.
- Gives insight in to News Broadcasting and Advertising techniques.
- Enhanced practical skills.
- Encourages team work and collaboration between both year groups and social groups.
- Allows students to complete assignments to count towards additional ICT qualifications. (Can be used to top up year 9 coursework up to a GCSE equivalent. More information here)
How do I get involved?
Speak to Mr Kilby in S1 for more information.
Check out the Broadcast website for work produced by Sandy Upper School Students