“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
HOME READING ACTIVITIES
WEEKLY TOPICAL ASSEMBLIES
ENGAGING RELUCTANT READERS
DISCUSSION AND ORACY PROJECTS
ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE
Read by more than two and a half million* young people every week, First News reports on the biggest and most fascinating news from the UK and around the world, for children aged 7 to 14. From quick news to in-depth reports, First News covers a huge variety of topics, engaging every reader type while cultivating a love of learning.
The Bett award-winning iHub delivers interactive comprehensions, vocabulary puzzles, polls and debate topics based on the latest stories in the newspaper, for KS2 and KS3. By automatically tailoring activities to each pupils’ reading level, the iHub saves teachers valuable time and provides a personalised learning experience, driving engagement and motivation.
Activity Sheets are weekly comprehensions, vocabulary puzzles, quizzes and fortnightly debates, based on delving into the week’s news stories in First News. Created in three reading levels for Lower KS2, Upper KS2 and KS3, they provide fully prepared, printable lesson content every week alongside a subscription to First News print or digital newspaper.