Hot off the presses! St Martin’s is Making Headlines

The very first edition of St Martin Academy’s newspaper – Smart News – has been delivered to parents this week.

The paper has been written, edited and designed entirely by Key Stage 2 pupils who have worked hard over the past few weeks learning the basics of reporting and immersing themselves in a busy newsroom environment.

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Features include an agony aunt and uncle page; school sports coverage; interviews and book reviews.

Mr Roberts said: “The children have really enjoyed the topic and have taken a great deal of pride in producing their first edition. They have been responsible for every aspect of the newspaper and have gained a great deal from interviewing different people and writing articles.

“I’ve been so impressed by their attitude and look forward to hearing the first reviews of Smart News!”