Videos of children interviewing professionals

  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • Middle
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Teacher
  • Creative arts and design
  • Engineering
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Healthcare
  • Leisure, sport and tourism
  • Marketing, advertising and PR
  • Media and internet
  • Medicine
  • Teacher training and education
  • Lesson plan
  • Video
  • Worksheets

Loud! is a series of 20 digital, films featuring children (aged 7 - 11) interviewing diverse young professionals (under 30) about their jobs, their challenges and their aspirations, focusing on STEM & the Creative Industries.

They are authentic and naturally engaging films, presented with clarity and great power, introducing young learners to work, enabling a discovery of different jobs set in real-life workplaces. 

From a Camera Operator to a Social Media Producer, from an Astrophysicist to a Formula 1 Race Analyst, from a Lego Designer to a Game Developer, each individual film links back to the classroom, supporting core curriculum learning and importantly, the future skills needed for each job. Created for a digitally savvy audience, the films have editorial integrity and key learning and are packaged up in an exciting, bright and bold way, complimented by punchy music and fun graphics.

All the films are supported by classroom learning packs; teacher notes and versatile learner’s activity sheets (Discover and Do) that can be used to support CRL directly or within the curriculum. The Loud! Network films are a collection of credible films designed for flexible use in the classroom to illuminate and inspire young learners.

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Animator

Prezidente meets Tasha Howe

Tash is an animator. She talks about her love of drawing and how she became an animator.  Prezidente talks to Tash about his Autism and asks her advice about working in the creative industries, specifically animation.

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Camera Operator

Justice meets Holly Smyth

Holly is a camera operator in TV/Film.  She talks about entry level as a runner, working your way up, and how to work and learn from other people. Holly also talks how her dyslexia did not hold her back.

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Dentist

Zahra meets Phillip End

Phillip is a Dentist based in Manchester.  He talks about the importance of communication skills and the practical aspects of his job Phillip also teaches Zahra a song about brushing teeth, which he performs in schools.

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Doctor

Lila meets Alexandra Adams

Alexandra is training to be a Doctor. Once qualified she will be the first deaf and blind Doctor working in the NHS.  In this film she talks about the skills needed to be a Doctor and how her disability doesn’t hold her back.

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Engineer

Rosa meets Jess Herbert

Jess is a Vibrations Engineer with Rolls Royce based in Bristol.  She talks to Rosa about leaving school at 16 and her route into work as an Apprentice.  Jess challenges stereotypes in science and her varied role as an engineer.

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F1 Race Strategist

Charlie meets Chris Lark

Chris is a Race Strategist with McLaren.  This film is shot at McLaren HQ in Surrey. Chris talks about the importance of listening, communication, and creativity.  He also talks about working hard and following your passion.

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Football coach

Maiya meets Fatima Hussein

Fatima is the winner of the 2019 Best Grassroots Leader award at the UEFA Grassroots Award and UEFA’s Bobby Moore Award for leadership skills. Fatima talks about her love for football, the challenges she faced, coming from a Somalian background, and how she overcame them to be a leader.

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Game developer

Elijah meets Adam Kaye

Adam is a game developer.  He talks about how you write code and demonstrates the changes it makes to games.  He talks about the importance of learning from your mistakes and also teamwork.

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Gemologist

Henry meets Elizabeth Passey

 

Elizabeth is a gemologist.  She talks about always being fascinated by gems and they are formed and how you identify the real gems to the fake.  She talks about research skills and fact finding along with presenting your findings back to others.

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Horticulturalist

Jayden meets Daniel Jones from RHS Wisley

Daniel talks about leaving school and not being sure what he wanted to do.  He enjoyed gardening and became an apprentice for the Royal Horticultural Society. He talks about working and studying.  Daniel talks about the seasons and the range of vocational jobs available.

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Lego Designer

Bailey meets Ellen

Ellen is a Lego Designer and this is her dream job!  She talks about the importance of creativity and working in a team.  Ellen talks about having fun at work and the importance of doing a job you love.

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Radio DJ

Mya meets Nick Bright

Nick is a DJ for BBC Radio 1, 1xtra and BBC Radio 5 live.  Nick talks about his love for music, how never to take no for an answer and working your way up.

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Social Media Marketing

Konstanza meets Izzy Zubaida

Izzy is a Social Media Marketing Manager.  She works for a specific brand in marketing on Instagram, Twitter, FB and other platforms.  She talks about creativity and collaboration.

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Space

Zach meets Dr Tamela Maciel

Tamela is an Astrophysicist based at the National Space Centre, which for the films has been shortened to Space Scientist. This film explains lots about space, some fun space terms whilst also sharing the jobs available in the industry. Tamela talks about the importance to sharing findings and being able to explain to others. 

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Teacher

Eden meets Kiran Shar

Kiran is a Chemistry Teacher.  This film talks about what it takes to be a secondary school teacher and essential skills; communication. It also talks about girls in science and many roles.  This film has lots of fun practical experiments with a “don’t try this at home” warning!

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Travel Editor

Chiara meets Christina Webb

Christina is a Travel Editor with Lonely Planet.  Christina edits travel books and works with team to develop, write and publish them.  She also edits Lonely Planet Kids. She talks about the wide range of jobs in writing and publishing and her love for travel and meeting new people

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Vet

Dorothy meets Fabian Rivers

Fabian is a Vet and an Exotic Pet specialist. This film talks about listening and understanding quickly.  It talks about caring for animals and essential skills needed to be a vet. It also features a bearded dragon called Minny!

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WWII Museum Curator

Jackson meets Vicky Hawkins

Vicky is a WWII curator based at the Imperial War Museum.  She talks about understanding the past and bringing history to life through her research and her commitment to her job, currently learning German to understand documents from the past.

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