Classroom to Classroom: Cantonian High School students meet pupils from Wuhan, China, over Skype

On the BBC News School Report Day, 2017 on Thursday 16th March, at 10.30am, our students at Cantonian High School, Wales, had a live video conversation with pupils in an international school in Wuhan, China. They were eight hours ahead, at 6.30pm. The class was taught by  former Science technician Ben Curwen, and the school was Wuhan Optics Valley International Foreign Language School (WOFLS) in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. See our conversation below!

Many students asked a series of questions in turn, and gave their responses to questions from China in return. Topics included favourite subjects, sports and clubs, comparing thoughts on the school uniform, and we even got to here the musical school bell in the Chinese school.

Presented by Rhiannon J and Seren M
Filmed by Kyle J, Leon B, Jack L, Orlando E, Tina J
Skype filming operated by Corey C
Video Editing by Rhydian H and news team.

 

Photographs from Cantonian High School’s BBC News School Report Day on Thursday 16th March, 2017

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Cantonian news team watch the live Skype call with a Chinese class in Wuhan, China

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Former Science technician from Cantonian High School, Mr Ben Curwen, introduces his class from Wuhan Optics Valley International Foreign Language School (WOFLS) in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

 

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One of our callers includes an Italian boy studying in his Chinese class.

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The Chinese class admire the new Cantonian school uniform of Ramal (bottom right)

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Seren and Rhiannon present the news

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Headteacher Mrs Diane Gill gives her opinion on women in the workplace for International Women’s Day

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Students enjoy the live conversation with class students from Wuhan, China.

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Students create news bulletin scripts

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Using the Green Screen software to create a virtual news room!

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The Green Screen room

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Video Editing the news reports together

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International Women’s Day

On March 8th, a number of year 8 pupils celebrated International Women’s Day, joining in solidarity with women and men around the world campaigning for gender equality.

We were very excited to have the opportunity to interview our headteacher, Diane Gill, on International Women’s Day to find out what it’s like being a female boss.

Check out our video below!

Thanks for watching, and stay tuned for more videos and articles from Cantonian High School!

Interviewers: Libby and Charlotte

Presenters: Libby, Lizzy, Kori

Director/Cameraman: Jack L

Classroom to Classroom: Cantonian Reporters Skype with Pupils in Wuhan, China

On the BBC News School Report Day, 2017 on Thursday 16th March, at 10.30am, our students at Cantonian High School, Wales, had a live video conversation with pupils in an international school in Wuhan, China. They were eight hours ahead, at 6.30pm. The class was taught by  former Science technician Ben Curwen, and the school was Wuhan Optics Valley International Foreign Language School (WOFLS) in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

Many students asked a series of questions in turn, and gave their responses to questions from China in return. Topics included favourite subjects, sports and clubs, comparing thoughts on the school uniform, and we even got to here the musical school bell in the Chinese school.

Presented by Rhiannon J and Seren M
Filmed by Kyle J, Leon B, Jack L, Orlando E, Tina J
Skype filming operated by Corey C
Video Editing by Rhydian H

Classroom to Classroom: Cantonian Reporters Skype with Pupils in Wuhan, China.

On Thursday 16th March, (the BBC News School Report Day), our students at Cantonian High School, Wales, had a live video conversation with Chinese students in a school in Wuhan, China. The class was taught by former Science technician Ben Curwen.

Many students asked a series of questions in turn, and gave their responses to questions from China in return. Topics included favourite subjects, sports and clubs, comparing thoughts on the school uniform, and we even got to here the musical school bell in the Chinese school.

Presented by Rhiannon J and Seren M
Filmed by Kyle J, Leon B, Jack L, Orlando E, Tina J
Skype filming operated by Corey C
Video Editing by Rhydian H

 

 

We are live!

Welcome to Cantonian High School’s BBC News School Report Day Blog!

Over 30 pupils from across the school will work on researching, writing, filming, editing, producing and publishing news features for BBC News School Report Day.

Stay tuned for coverage of the stories that have caught our attention, which we think will catch yours too!