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    Headlines Poster (25 – 31 JAN 2013)

    Do you know the stories behind this week’s First News newspaper headlines? Download three billboard-style posters featuring top headlines from our (Issue 345 – 25 January 2013) along with Teacher Notes. Perfect for classroom discussion or displays. New posters will be available every week. Stick over the old ones for… Download here

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    Headlines Poster (18 – 24 JAN 2013)

    Do you know the stories behind this week’s First News newspaper headlines? Download three billboard-style posters featuring top headlines from our (Issue 344 – 18 January 2013) along with Teacher Notes. Perfect for classroom discussion or displays. New posters will be available every week. Stick over the old ones for… Download here

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    Line Up for ChildLine

    Calling all schools and youth groups across the UK – come together and Line Up for ChildLine this February! ChildLine needs your help! Following our Diamond Kids event for ChildLine, First News is calling upon ALL young people across the country to take part in a fundraising challenge… Download here

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    Budget Ideas

    1. ENCOURAGE LOCAL BUSINESSES TO HELP OUT  We are finding that local businesses who want to engage in the community are sometimes keen to sponsor a First News subscription for a local school. You just need six local businesses… Download here

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    Headlines Poster (11 – 17 JAN 2013)

    Do you know the stories behind this week’s First News newspaper headlines? Download three billboard-style posters featuring top headlines from our (Issue 343 – 11 January 2013) along with Teacher Notes. Perfect for classroom discussion or displays. New posters will be available every week. Stick over the old ones for… Download here

  • Congratulations Hindley School!

    ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE: Congratulations Hindley Junior and infant school on winning the exclusive Ice Age 4 Continental Drift Christmas Party! It’s certainly time for celebration, not only has the Ice Age 4 Continental Drift DVD been released, our Christmas Party invitation competition has now closed.  Hindley Junior and Infant… Download here

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    First News comes alive!

    First News has become the first newspaper in the world to become fully digitally interactive on every page – every edition. So, now you can get even more out of your copy of First News in the classroom – by watching videos, seeing more pictures and getting more information straight… Download here

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    Journalistic Writing Posters

    POSTER: What’s in a Newspaper Report?

    All the features of a newspaper report are identified on this poster. Why are quotes used? What information do you find in the lead paragraph? Click the link below to download this Free Resource or click here to subscribe to First News. Download here

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    POSTER: What’s on the Front Page of a Newspaper?

    Logo, Masthead, Teasers, Headline, Photos, Advert, Body, Lead, Standfirst, Cover story –  all the features of a newspaper front page are identified on this poster! Click the link below to download this free poster or click here to subscribe to First News. … Download here

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    Headlines Poster (14 – 20 DEC 2012)

    Do you know the stories behind this week’s First News newspaper headlines? Download three billboard-style posters featuring top headlines from our (Issue 340 – 14 December 2012) along with Teacher Notes. Perfect for classroom discussion or displays. New posters will be available every week. Stick over the old ones for… Download here

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    Headlines Poster (7 – 13 DEC 2012)

    Do you know the stories behind this week’s First News newspaper headlines? Download three billboard-style posters featuring top headlines from our (Issue 339 – 7 December 2012) along with Teacher Notes. Perfect for classroom discussion or displays. New posters will be available every week. Stick over the old ones for… Download here

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    Headlines Poster (30 NOV – 6 DEC 2012)

    Do you know the stories behind this week’s First News newspaper headlines? Download three billboard-style posters featuring top headlines from our (Issue 338 – 30 November 2012) along with Teacher Notes. Perfect for classroom discussion or displays. New posters will be available every week. Stick over the old ones for… Download here