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St Martin's students star in road safety video with BBC's Angelica Bell
PUPILS from a Northwood school starred in a road safety film to raise awareness of the '21st Century Green Cross Code'.
Year six boys from St Martin's School, in Moor Park Road, were asked to take part in the video, together with CBBC and The One Show presenter, Angelica Bell.
Rushil Pithia, Michael Forsyth, Rahil Patel and Gregory Kraftman illustrated the correct way to cross the road and acted out scenes with mp3 players and mobile phones, to demonstrate the dangers of being distracted.
The video, for a national insurance firm, will be shown on website Mumsnet to promote road safety.
It was also played at a special assembly at the school, when headmaster David Tidmarsh showed some road safety clips from the past as a comparison.
Rahil Patel said: "It was great fun and an interesting experience which showed how films and television programmes are made," while Michael Forsyth described the shoot as 'one of the best experiences of my life!'
Students at the school also had the opportunity to quiz Ms Bell about her career and her most embarrassing moments.
She told the boys about how she initially wanted to be a lawyer, but joined the BBC to pay off her student debts.
She also described her 'fairly strange' first report for The One Show, when she had to interview a boy discussing the Cornish national anthem.
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