BBC News Schools Report



Students from this school will be making the news for real on 27 March 2014 as they take part in BBC News School Report. We aim to publish the news by 1600 GMT on the News Day, so please save this page as a favourite and return to it later.  In the meantime, take a look at what our students produced last year.

If you would also like to see what was produced last year then click here.


BBC New School Report


Fishermen Can’t Fish?

Local fishermen call for relief aid as they can’t fish due to the recent bad weather

Local fishermen in the Kilkeel area call for relief aid from a charity called Fisherman’s Missions. The relief package worth £500,000 is expected to help the local fishermen. The fishermen need the money for their basic needs such as food. This is due to the recent bad weather along the coast.

On Tuesday 4th March, Minister Michelle O’Neill attended a meeting to discuss how the money was to be distributed among the local fishermen.

Story by Cormac

Girls' Football At Last!

St Louis Kilkeel starts a girl’s football team!

St Louis Grammar school Kilkeel has started a girls' football team. For the past year the girls have been asking and this year, in Octobe,r they finally agreed!

Ladies football growing strong

 Luckily three teachers volunteered to coach the team and they were; Mr Mc Veigh, Miss Mc Givern, Mrs Cunningham.

The girls have already played two Monaghan teams in St Colmans college Newry.

35-40 girls came to the first training, a great start for the first girls' football team!

Look out for our interviews of some of the squad.

Story by Maureen


 Fresh Film Festival

Local St Louis student John Farelly has won an audience award for his movie Fear the Living at the Fresh Film Festival in Dublin 2014-03-05.

The Fresh Film Festival started in 1996 and includes the annual competitive event, which screens films made by young people aged between 7 and 18.

The films are judged by a number of film and education professionals.The 1st and 2nd place from the previous years award also get to judge.

John Farrelly's movie Fear The Living is about a zombie apocalypse that hit Ireland.
He has also recently made a film called The Wolf of Warrenpoint based in the local area starring St Louis students Rory, Ross, Anna, Melanie and Mary.

He has told our Reporters that he is now making a movie called Rostrevor Dogs also starring St Louis Students.  

Story by Jack








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