Refugee Week 2019 – 17 to 23 Jun 19

Refugee Week 2019 is 17 – 23 June. Children in UK schools are getting more and more used to hearing news broadcasters talking about refugees, especially those being rescued from the channel and those in Calais trying to enter this country by jumping on to lorries as...

Fake News

Fake News is an item increasingly referred to in the everyday news situation. Particularly since Donald Trump became the President of the USA. Primary school children need to start to learn that all published news is not necessarily genuine. They need to understand...

News for Kids

News for Kids is a written form of news as opposed to the BBC video news stories. It may be more suitable for older children. Its by-line is “Real News, Told Simply.”  This web site covers world news rather than just local news. “The name says it all. NewsForKids.net...

BBC Newsround

Probably the best-known and loved news programme for children is BBC’s Newsround.  It is far more than a news station. it adds games, videos, quizzes, shows, polls and more to entertain and enlighten children. This week it has had to report on the death of the...

The Week Junior

The week Junior is a subscription children’s newspaper which teachers are invited to explore freely for 6 weeks. Try 6 FREE Issues “The Week Junior is a brilliant current affairs magazine for children aged between 8 and 14. It’s filled with fascinating stories and...