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We've partnered with Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS) for another year to launch our Young Innovator of the Year 2019 competition because we share the same beliefs about young people – beliefs we’re certain many of you reading this believe, too.

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First News has teamed up with Family Action, the UK’s biggest family charity to create a free KS2 PHSE pack for schools. This series of new relationship lessons will help families cope with everyday pressures and support schools deliver age-appropriate lessons for 9-11-year olds on relationships as well as physical and mental health.

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Using case studies, technology and exciting classroom activities, the resources use travel and tourism to explain how important our role is in protecting the planet and environment, both locally and abroad.

Go Bananas for Bananas!
Go Bananas for Bananas!

BANANAS™ are back with more fabulously fruity friends – and an exciting competition for your school!

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DOWNLOAD THE FREE ANCIENT WONDERS: THEN & NOW TEACHER PACK
The new book from Lonely Planet Kids, 'Ancient Wonders: Then & Now', will capture the imagination and curiosity of the children that are lucky enough to read it. The Ancient Wonders: Then & Now Teacher Pack contains three classroom activities to develop pupils' knowledge and understanding of the Ancient Wonders along with historical enquiry skills - all using the fascinating content and illustrations from this fabulous book.

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The Cricket World Cup

Taking place from 30 May to 14 July in 11 different venues, across ten cities, the tournament is sure to be the world’s greatest cricket celebration. Sign up to the ICC Cricket World Cup Schools Programme to get free resources for your classroom.

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What not to do if you turn invisible – Teacher Resource Pack

From the author of the unforgettable bestseller, ‘Time Travelling With A Hamster’ comes another surprising, beautiful and funny novel about a child who, by disappearing, will write herself into your heart forever…

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Understanding Interviews: Conduct your own interview

A creative resource pack, perfect for a drama and/or history lesson, designed to help develop students’ interviewing skills. The resource pack will contain information on all the essential skills needed to conduct an interview successfully and ask students to prepare their own interview… for the Queen!

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World War II – The Home Front

Introduce your pupils to life in wartime Britain with our Past Times edition World War II – The Home Front
To commemorate 70 years since the end of World War 2, First News has created a fascinating, commemorative edition, written as though it was published during the war.

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Normandy Study Packs - From First News and the Normandy Tourism Board

After working in close collaboration with the Normandy Tourist Board, First News has updated its series of study packs concerning the history and culture of Normandy. These engaging and informative resources cover a wide range of fascinating subjects, coupling important information with exciting activities to fully acquaint your students with this beautiful region of France.

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WORLD WAR ACTIVITIES

World War Special Editions: To remember the anniversary of the First and Second World Wars, First News has created two special issues, written as if published during wartime Britain. Each issue includes a collection of news stories, along with fascinating, original black and white images, taking readers from the outbreak to the end of each world war.