Goring students spend day in life of a reporter

STUDENTS swapped their textbooks for notebooks and battled for the scoop in a special day to give them an insight into life as a journalist.

Year sevens at West Park First and Middle School, in Marlborough Road, Goring, attended mock press conferences, wrote articles and designed their own front pages as part of the school’s annual newspaper day.

Winners of the West Park First and Middle School newspaper day

Winners of the West Park First and Middle School newspaper day

Teams of reporters, photographers and editors battled against the clock to turn constantly developing information into accurate stories, with the best front pages rewarded.

The day has been carefully developed over the last 18 years by Worthing resident and production sub editor at The Sun, John Spalding.

For the full story, see the Worthing Herald, out Thursday, November 21.