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Pupils at Thomas Eaton school in Wimblington make their own headlines




Budding journalists from Thomas Eaton Primary Academy in Wimblington spent a day at the offices of The Guardian newspaper in London's Kings Cross learning to be reporters.

The 17 Year 5 and 6 pupils learnt about how to structure a newspaper report, write headlines and insert pictures and captions. The children used the latest technology to create their own front page about real news stories, starting with a lead paragraph with the ‘five Ws’ of who, what, where, when and why and following up with added detail and finally adding quotations.

Pupils from Thomas Eaton school in Wimblington visited The Guardian newspaper offices in London. (26824179)
Pupils from Thomas Eaton school in Wimblington visited The Guardian newspaper offices in London. (26824179)

"It was a really fun experience, as we got to see what all the jobs were like," said one 10 year old. "It made me want to be a journalist when I grow up."


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