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School Report Sports Day radio highlights

Presenter Anthony Baxter and School Reporters in the studio
Presenter Anthony Baxter and School Reporters in the studio

A live radio programme showcasing some of the sport reports produced by young journalists, and giving other pupils the chance to interview sporting guests, was broadcast online on Thursday 1 July.

Sports Day Radio was presented by Anthony Baxter from BBC Switch and School Report's own Ngunan Adamu. They were also joined in the studio by students from Burlington Danes Academy in London.

Here are some of the programme highlights:

School Reporters in Birmingham interviewed Colin Jackson and Denise Lewis at the European Athletics Trials and UK Championships:

School Reporters from Guildford County School report on their school sports day and girls football:

Students from Burlington Danes Academy in London interviewed Dan Walker - who usually presents Football Focus - live from the BBC World Cup bus travelling around South Africa:

28 June to 2 July was National School Sport Week in England and Wales. One school that had lots of activities planned for the week was Holden Lane High School in Stoke-on-Trent. They gave us a preview:

Helen Skelton is an extreme marathon runner, a record breaking kayaker, a skateboarder, a Blue Peter presenter, and now a sports reporter commentating on the tennis at Wimbledon. Students from Risca Community Comprehensive in Caerphilly interviewed her to find out more:

The Thomas Hardye School in Dorset encouraged five School Report crews to try out sports which don't normally appear on the school curriculum:

The 2008 triple Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist, Sir Chris Hoy, visited one school in Cheshire on School Report Sports Day:

A group of School Reporters from Ghana have been reporting on the World Cup and a couple of them went to South Africa to watch a match:

With the World Cup in South Africa, School Reporters from Phefeni Senior Secondary High School in Soweto were keen to be in on the action:


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