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Sport-reporting resources and reports


BBC sport reporter and presenter Joe Wilson and his team plan, film and edit a report about a World Champion kayaker.

BBC Sport's Rob Nothman taught Paddington Academy School Reporters how to cover football matches.

As part of the BBC's School Report, Jonathan Pearce explains the art of football commentary to students from JFS School in London. Jonathan Pearce's commentary masterclass

Radio Five Live football commentator Ali Bruce-Ball combined his love of sport and drama at school to land this dream job.

Sport Relief is about getting active to raise money for people who lead tough lives. This page of tips is designed to help students create their own Sport Relief report.


One of the reports in this series is from Will, who won two gold medals and a silver in the national junior disability swimming championships, beating two of his personal best times. "My ambition is to swim in the 2016 Paralympics, said the swimmer from Newcastle."


Martin Keown was interviewed by School Reporters

Pupils from St Mary Magdelene Academy in north London interviewed the former Arsenal and England footballer, Martin Keown, in the BBC studios where he now works.

Newcastle United"s Steven Taylor

The Newcastle United player returned back to his school, Valley Garden Middle School in North Tyneside, to answer questions from School Reporters who were investigating what makes a young person good at sport.

Bakar, footballer

School Reporters Ellie and Lewis from Ryburn Valley High School talk to their friend Bakar who has just been signed to Huddersfield Town Football Club. They find out how the talent scouts decide who can join their team.

Women players want cash for goals


School Reporters Ousama and Omar from Phoenix High School in London, looked into why players at QPR Ladies don't get paid, despite being top of their league.

Behind the scenes: Interviewing a 'legend'


Molly, 11, from St Ambrose Barlow RC High School in Swinton, reveals what it was like interviewing former Manchester City goalie Alex Williams.

Gold Medallist reveals burger cravings

Rebecca Adlington

Olympic swimming gold medallist Rebecca Adlington told students from Ellis Guilford School and Sports College in Nottingham that the first thing she wanted to do after winning gold was to eat a hamburger.

What it takes to be an Olympian


Heather is 14 and hopes to swim for Britain in the next Olympics. Her schoolmates at Colne Community School in Colchester examine what it takes to become an Olympian.

Rob Miller, rugby player

Keswick School in Cumbria has a famous ex-pupil. Rugby star Rob Miller plays for Newcastle Falcons and England Under 20's. Iona from the school spoke to Tim Bunting, Head of PE, about his former pupil.

Chris Hoy

BBC School Reporters from the Charter School in south-east London interview Olympic cyclist Chris Hoy about the comedown after winning a gold medal.

Aileen McGlynn

Paralympic gold medallist, cyclist Aileen McGlynn, told pupils of Rosshall Academy, in her hometown of Glasgow, why she didn't tell her first cycling club that she had a vision impairment and explains her search for a new pilot.

Gender discrimination in school sports questioned

School Report goes behind the scenes as students at Ely Community College and Witchford Village College in Cambridgeshire investigate girls' sports.

Quadbiker Andrew

School Reporters from Carluke High School in South Lanarkshire interview schoolmate Andrew who is one of the UK's most successful quadbikers. He tells young reporters how he keeps safe in this dangerous sport and his recent race trip to California.


The Wirral Grammar School regularly turns out competition standard ultimate frisbee players. School Reporters look at what it takes to make it in this sport.

Olympic reports

Birds nest

Olympic School Reporters from Djanogly City Academy in Nottingham commentated from inside the bird's nest in Beijing.

Reporters spar with Olympic boxer

Gold medalist James DeGale

School Reporters Holland Park School, London interviewed Olympic champion James DeGale, who is an ambassador for the BBC Sports Unsung Hero 2008 Awards.

Zac Purchase

School Reporters from Tenbury High School interviewed Olympic gold rower Zac Purchase at the launch of the BBC Sports Unsung Hero 2008 Awards in Worcester.

Sue Barker in the hot seat Presenter Sue Barker visits Wayne Rooney's old school, De La Salle Humanities College in Liverpool, ahead of the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year Award.

Reporters strike gold with Dame Kelly

Dame Kelly Holmes

Pupils from Rainham School for Girls in Kent conducted a telephone interview with Dame Kelly Holmes from their school in Gillingham for School Report News Day.

2012 students say yes to sport

Dame Kelly Holmes with just a few of the 2012 Sport Week students

School Reporters from Mayfield School in Essex interview Dame Kelly Holmes as part of National Sport Week, which aims to increase the amount of sport undertaken by children.

School Reporters from Conyers School in Stockton-on-Tees investigate the challenges teenage Olympic hopefuls face when searching for funding.



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