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First News Education’s news and literacy tools deliver weekly, pre-prepared reading activities for KS2 to KS3, based on exploring the latest UK and international news stories from First News, the UK’s only newspaper published for young people.

Our goal is to equip our young generations with an enriched understanding of the world and the fundamental reading, writing and oracy skills which will support their success throughout school and beyond.

Whether your school is looking to engage reluctant readers, improve literacy levels or get children talking and writing about the news, First News Education provides the tools to help you and your students achieve it. Learn more.

First News Education’s news and literacy tools deliver weekly, pre-prepared reading activities for KS2 to KS3, based on exploring the latest UK and international news stories from First News, the UK’s only newspaper published for young people.

Our goal is to equip our young generations with an enriched understanding of the world and the fundamental reading, writing and oracy skills which will support their success throughout school and beyond.

Whether your school is looking to engage reluctant readers, improve literacy levels or get children talking and writing about the news, First News Education provides the tools to help you and your students achieve it. Learn more.


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

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.

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


Newspaper

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


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Online iHub

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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.


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Activity Sheets

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


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Why Choose First News Education?

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Join 9,000 Others

More than 9,000 schools are already using our award-winning tools to transform their approach to literacy. Find out how First News Education is making a difference.

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Improve Reading Skills

National Literacy Trust research showed that using First News resources in the classroom displayed positive changes in both reading attitudes and attainment.

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Connect News and Learning

Weekly news reading, analysis and discussion can have a powerful impact on students’ learning in both KS2 and 3. Find out more about the many proven benefits of integrating news into reading.

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Reduce Workload

Our flexible, time-saving tools are designed to seamlessly integrate into existing lessons or form the basis of exciting new ones, in the form of hassle-free, pre-prepared reading activities.

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Join 9,000 Others

More than 9,000 schools are already using our award-winning tools to transform their approach to literacy. Find out how First News Education is making a difference.

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Improve Reading Skills

National Literacy Trust research showed that using First News resources in the classroom displayed positive changes in both reading attitudes and attainment.

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Connect News and Learning

Weekly news reading, analysis and discussion can have a powerful impact on students’ learning in both KS2 and 3. Find out more about the many proven benefits of integrating news into reading.

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Reduce Workload

Our flexible, time-saving tools are designed to seamlessly integrate into existing lessons or form the basis of exciting new ones, in the form of hassle-free, pre-prepared reading activities.

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“Students are noticeably more confident at talking about big issues and have a better understanding of what is happening in the world around them.”

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“We have recorded a notable improvement in both reading progress and attainment in all year groups across the school.”


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