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Radio Action

Radio is one of the most exciting projects pupils can experience at school

Artension bring all the kit and arrange the necessary licences to establish a short-term radio station in your school.

Radio provides an excellent medium to engage the enthusiasm of pupils of all abilities:

Running a Radio Station

Scheduling

Station Management

Develops organisational, management and interpersonal skills.

Creative Writing

Drama, News, Scripts, continuity, etc

Writing in many different styles and voices

Presentation Skills

Speaking

Communication

Improves confidence, provides opportunity to perform without being on stage

Technical Skills

Recording

Mixing

Microphones

Audio technology

Minidisc

Involves IT from the start - researching and preparing scripts, as well as new technical skills concerned with Audio

Teamwork

Production

Delegation

Inclusion

The participants are encouraged to work in self regulating teams to make a programme work. Improves listening skills.

Imagination

News, Quizzes, Sport, Local History, Interviews, Poetry, Humour, Adverts, Sound Effects.

Radio is a very flexible medium, it can go where ever an individual's flight of fancy takes them.

Fun

Something interesting for everyone to do.

Enthusiasm, focus, experience.

WWII Home Front Radio

An exciting variation on the Radio Action, the participants create a radio station from the 1940s, including music, sound archives and sound effects from the period.

An ideal project to draw together a school project.

 

 Rachel Quote

Radio in schools is devised for KS2 and above, although we would be pleased to discuss other applications.

Events

Radio Action can add a new dimension to a school event, anniversary, fete, etc

Community

Live short term radio provides the opportunity for schools to make close links to the local community.

CD/Web

An alternative to live broadcast - the output can be recorded and transferred to your schools web-site, or to CD for distribution to the pupils.

 

 

 

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