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Targets: exam skills – pressure & deadlines – speaking and listening – teamwork.

The all rounder! We discuss what news actually is — we have a quick stand up/sit down quiz — pupils debate story values in groups — and then make some fast decisions.

Headlines are written under pressure and read out to the class, news clips are shared and discussed. At the end of the session one group emerges the winner — and my phone will have rung a few times with some breaking news to keep everyone on their toes.

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