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Year 5 Radio Team Visit Express FM

Our thanks to Ellie and Darren at Express FM for hosting our Year 5 radio team

Yesterday Year 5 visited Express FM down at Portsmouth University.  We were kindly hosted by Ellie, Operations Manager at the station.  She gave up time from her busy schedule to answer a number of questions from our pupils about running a radio show, and even gave them the opportunity to have a go at introducing songs.

We were then treated to a tour of the university building, where we saw students busily working in a number of different departments.  It was a fantastic experience for our pupils to get a glimpse of university life.

Thanks also to Darren for doing a shout-out to Flying Bull live on air!

Once we returned to school, I asked the team for a bit of feedback:

"I enjoyed seeing a live radio show, and I could use this to help me make a better show at school"

"I really liked Ellie's advice to smile when you're talking so you sound better"

"I really enjoyed the part where we got a shout-out!"

"I liked seeing the photography room because I like photography and it was really cool"