BBC School Report 2017
This year our students were challenged with making an entire news programme in just one day. See the results below.
One of our excellent reporters also produced a print piece of news on the day. This is what she wrote…
Jojo bows: The tween craze being banned from a classroom near you.
Some UK schools are banning pupils from wearing “Jojo bows”, giant hair clips that have gained popularity thanks to a teenage dancing YouTube star. Why have the bows become so big? Parents of primary school age children may have noticed them in the playground: massive colourful bows young girls are wearing them on top of a ponytail or bun. Why the ‘big bow’ craze? At around £8-£12 the ruled out ribbons aren’t cheap. But they are the signature bows of a 13 year old social media star, Jojo, Siwa, a dancer and singer that starred in Dance moms from Nebraska, US. Another claims her daughter, 10 spent all of her money, £100 on Jojo bows.
Previous BBC News School Reports
Click here to see the BBC News School Report from 2016.
Click here to see the BBC News School Report from 2015.