Supporter 2 Reporter

Learners take part in a project based learning model to learn journalistic skills. S2R has a clear focus on communication, media and literacy, It also has the added benefit of raising self-esteem, motivation and confidence for targeted learners, as well as widening educational opportunities.


A typical 10 week programme looks like this:-


Week 1

Welcome and introduction to S2R. Ground tour. Create narrated iMovie with photos and video of Glanford Park.


Week 2

Complete ground tour and new stadium iMovies.


Week 3

News gathering - what makes news.Interview top tips.


Week 4

Interview a professional reporter. Preparation for player interviews.


Week 5

Interview a professional footballer. Create player fact-files.


Week 6

Match preparation. Match reports. Twitter and live reporting. Match day.


Week 7

Create match day report and live reports.


Week 8

Planning studio film and script writing.


Week 9

Green screen studio filming. Creation of final presentation.


Week 10

Celebration event. Presentation of Study Parks Award certificates before invited guests.


Please note that some of the elements may differ slightly depending on the availability of journalists and players and also the time of year.