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  • Critical Literacy

    9 Tips For Spotting Fake News

    Being able to identify fact from fiction is vital for children to become critically literate news readers. Arm yourself and your pupils with these top tips on spotting fake news.

  • Critical Literacy

    Bias in Journalism

    If you read a few different newspapers, you know all too well that they certainly don’t all report the same stories in the same way. An understanding of this is vital for any young person digesting news in this current climate.

  • Citizenship

    KS2 PSHE Lesson Plans on Relationships

    We have teamed up with Family Action to create a free KS2 PHSE pack for schools supporting the new curriculum on healthy relationships and mental health.

  • Critical Literacy

    What Makes a Reliable News Source?

    There are lots of places that a paper or website can get its information from but what makes a source reliable and credible?

  • Journalistic Writing

    A Brief History of News

    News is more accessible than ever, in fact it can feel virtually inescapable. But what is news and how did fake news come to exist?

  • Critical Literacy

    Features of a Newspaper Report KS2

    This handy poster is designed to help students identify the key characteristics of a newspaper report and gives them a head start in creating their own.