Schools all over the UK are raising money for Children in Need, the BBC charity which supports thousands of people aged 18 and under.
In the days surrounding Friday 16 November 2012, students will embark on all kinds of activities, whether it's baking cakes or running a talent contest. It's all in the name of charity - and having plenty of fun in the process!
Events like these can make great news stories, so why not report them for your school website, radio, newspaper or newsletter?
You could think about making it one of the stories you report on during the first of four School Report practice News Days on Friday 16 November.
Below is a suggested framework to help you report on an event that has real relevance at every level from school to international:
TV, RADIO OR ONLINE?
First of all, decide how you are going to present your final report.
Are you going to make a
report to play on your school website?
Make sure you have the
you need to make your report and the support of the relevant members of staff such as the IT technician, the web administrator or the school office.
You could also start to think about who in your reporting team is going to do what - some of the roles might include reporters, presenters, researchers, editors, camera and sound operators, depending on what kind of report you are planning to produce.
FIND OUT WHAT'S HAPPENING
Your next task is to do some research.
School Report's finding news masterclass (duration: 3 mins)
Why not watch our masterclass on finding news from BBC Radio 5 live journalist Karlene Pinnock for some great tips on the essentials of how to spot a good story?
You could start by describing the event to someone else before you begin writing. That way you can check whether they understand you.
It also means you can change the report in your head before putting pen to paper, which saves time.
Try to tell your story in five short sentences.
If you don't know how to start your report, leave the opening sentence until last.
Start by writing what happened in the order it occurred. With a few tweaks, you can use this for the body of your report.
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Once your pen is flowing, you'll recognise the key facts. Now you can incorporate them in one sentence at the beginning.
Add an end sentence about what is likely to happen next, and the first draft of your report is complete.
Double check your facts. If you're not sure about something you've written, ask. If you're still in doubt, take it out. The last thing you want to do is give people the wrong information.
Read your report out loud. Getting tongue-tied is a sign you need to swap the complicated words for simple ones. Make the necessary changes.
Ask someone else to read your script. Take their comments on board and alter your script or story accordingly.
ASSEMBLE THE WORDS AND IMAGES
Once the words have been written, you can add the images and sound effects you gathered.
Sometimes this might mean you make some changes to your script - if the audio interviews or pictures make the same points as you are saying in your script, you might want to alter things to avoid repetition.
ORDER THE REPORTS
Having assembled the words and pictures into a series of reports, your next task is to decide on the order in which to present them.
Try placing the most important, interesting or unique report at the beginning and a light-hearted or unusual report at the end.
RECORD YOUR REPORTS 'AS LIVE'
If you are making TV or radio news, you are now ready to record your reports as if you were standing in front of a live audience.
School Report's presenting masterclass (duration: 3 mins 30 secs)
Rehearse first, so your reports sound and looks as good as they possibly can when you are "live on air".
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