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School Report: Reporting events masterclass

BBC presenter Sophie Raworth gives her top tips for how to report on the big events that are going on all over the UK in 2012.

2012 is a year in which the Olympic and Paralympic Games come to London, with sporting events being held all over the UK.

DOWNLOAD: Reporting events masterclass video

But the year is not just about sport, with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the Torch Relay and the Cultural Olympiad all offering up great reporting opportunities.

Sophie gives her top tips for covering big events.

You can recap the key points in the accompanying worksheet or read a transcript of the video:

Our masterclass videos are also available to download, either from the box above or from this link.


BBC News School Report is a project which gives 11-16 year-old students in the UK the chance to make their own news reports for a real audience.

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