West End Times

West End Times

Mrs Kennett, Year 4 teacher.

The ‘Paper in a Day’ session with Catherine was excellent. All my Year 4 children thoroughly¬†


enjoyed writing their own newspaper reports which then formed part of our school newspaper.

The children enjoyed all the activities they did with Catherine and Reece enjoyed being the photographer! We were amazed to see most of the finished newspaper by the end of the day.

I have had lots of positive feedback from parents, staff and other children in the school saying how good the finished newspaper was. The children have enjoyed selling the School Newspaper to parents and children to raise money for the School Council.

Thank you for a wonderful day and giving my children the opportunity to work with a local reporter to create their own newspaper which they are very proud of.



Here are a selection of testamonials from the Year 4 children:-


I really enjoyed making a newspaper with Catherine because I liked interviewing people to get a quote.


I really enjoyed it when Catherine came because I like reading our finished newspaper.


I can’t believe that we produced a newspaper in a morning!


I really enjoyed being the photographer (Snapper) because I was allowed to use Catherine’s camera.


I enjoyed learning how to do shorthand and I got to write a report about the Girl’s football club that I am in.


I enjoyed learning the new words about newspapers because they were interesting.


I enjoyed writing the newspaper report and then seeing it printed out as part a whole newspaper.


I have enjoyed writing a newspaper and selling them to Parents at Harvest Festival. The children in the other classes thought the newspaper was really good and they bought a copy. Our class raised a lot of money for School Council.


I liked the bit when Catherine told us about her job as a reporter because I thought it was really interesting.


I enjoyed the day with Catherine because when the newspaper was finished and printed out, I liked seeing my name in it. It made me feel special.