First News for Schools - First News is the UK's only newspaper for young people and a highly engaging literacy resource for schools. A range of school packages are available, including our new Literacy iHub, a digital literacy tool for 7-14 year olds.

Try the First News iHub

Boost children’s literacy and learning with iHub. Our unique digital tool engages pupils in news and current affairs with comprehensions, puzzles and debates.

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The First News iHub has three levels of activities: Level 1 is for Years 3-4; Level 2 is for Years 5-6 and Level 3 is for Years 7-8.

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Your iHub subscription comes with 6 copies of First News delivered to your school every week.

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If you have any questions or would like to talk to our friendly team about an iHub subscription, please call us on 0203 195 7256 (between 9.00 am and 5.30 pm) or email us on

I would strongly recommend subscribing to iHub in addition to the newspaper

Melissande Box

KS3 Lead literacy teaching assistant

We use the iHub as part of our guided reading carousel and extend it to online homework

Cecilia Bekker

Assistant Primary Head Teacher

Children who find reading a real struggle choose to read articles on the iHub

Shona Glackin

Year 6 Class Teacher

See how the iHub can work in your school