ITV News filed a report from inside Queen’s Manor’s chicken coup on Wednesday – sharing our live cam with hundreds of thousands of viewers.
Presenter Martin Stew interviewed digital leaders – Isaac from Year 6 and Amelia from Year 3 -and the school’s Mother Hen Sam Kelly.
The video was shared across social media the following day, with thousands more getting the opportunity to see the solar-powered Chicken Cam in action.
Martin told viewers: “The Chicken Cam is part of the school’s push to be greener and more tech savvy.”
Interviewed by the presenter, Amelia told how the six hens like dining out on vegetables, warm porridge and popcorn. Isaac talked viewers through the technology behind the Cam and Sam told how it gave pupils in an inner London school a great experience of nature.
Headteacher Sonja Harrison said: “I’m a very proud Headteacher. Sam, Amelia and Isaac did a fabulous job.”
The school’s Head of Digital Alex Gingell helped organise the filming for the the ITV London crew and Kitchen Manager Margaret Lock fried up one of the eggs just for the camera!
If you want to know more about our famous hens, go to the Chickens page under the QM Life section of the website.
- Update March 18th. Our Chicken Cam is regularly get hundreds of hits per day following the ITV London broadcast.