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Published: 22/04/2020

First News

First News Resources for Schools – opened up for FREE for limited time
First News is a weekly newspaper for Children from ages 7-14 years.  Loved by children, trusted by parents and recommended by teachers, it is read by 2.2 million people every week and is delivered into homes and schools across the UK.  
FREE RESOURCES (ages 7-14)
1) First News (Children’s Newspaper)

First News delivers global news stories in an accessible, engaging way to cultivate a love for reading, enrich knowledge and improve literacy levels.

Every week we are making the current edition of First News available as a digital version to download for free. First News has 28 pages of content covering current affairs, science, animals, entertainment, sport, special reports plus much more.


2) The First News iHub

The most efficient way to engage pupils with online, interactive comprehensions, vocabulary puzzles, polls and debates, tailored to suit each pupils abilities and support learning at the correct pace.


3) First News Activity Sheets 

First News printable reading activities are produced in three levels to support our tailored approach to learning, encouraging children to evaluate information and form reasoned responses.

First News Education 
First News Education provides schools with a unique platform for news-based learning, to help teaching professionals grow their pupils’ core reading, writing and oracy skills.  Schools can choose to utilise the interactive digital learning platform: the iHub (where every pupil has their own login and at teacher can track progress ) or the printable worksheets.
Whether your school is looking to engage reluctant readers, improve literacy levels or get children talking and writing about the news, First News Education teacher tools help you and your students achieve it. 

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