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Take a look at our case studies and find out more about how First News is improving reading skills or contact us to see how we can help connect news and learning in your school.

“I’ve seen so many positives from using the newspaper and resources with our guided reading sessions. Particularly with reluctant readers…the stories became great conversation starters and supported the children in developing their justification and opinion giving skills”

Aldersbrook Primary on their use of the newspaper and Activity Sheets

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“This is the Roger Federer of news resources. It’s a real class act jam-packed with information, insight and intrigue and makes children feel part of a news community”

Review by John Dabell for Teach Primary

How more than 9,000 schools have integrated First News Education into their curriculum

WEEKLY CLASSROOM READING

ENGLISH LESSONS

HOME READING ACTIVITIES

WEEKLY TOPICAL ASSEMBLIES

INTERVENTION GROUPS

PUPIL PREMIUM

ENGAGING RELUCTANT READERS

DISCUSSION AND ORACY PROJECTS

DEBATE CLUB

CITIZENSHIP PROJECTS

SCHOOL NEWSPAPERS

ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE

The First News Education tools

Newspaper

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The weekly newspaper is at the heart of First News Education. Read by over two million young people every week, it covers politics to entertainment, sports to science and everything in between

iHub

The most efficient way to engage pupils with interactive comprehensions, vocab puzzles, polls and debates, customised to suit each student’s abilities to support learning in the most applicable way

Activity Sheets

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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