Child-friendly news sources

About these resources

These resources are designed to give your students a chance to keep up with news and current affairs, by reading articles which are specifically written for young people.

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    Topical Talk

    Topical Talk, from The Economist Educational Foundation, gives teachers free classroom resources for weekly discussions about the news. Choose to cover one Headline in a week, or follow one story over a five-week Project.
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    The Day

    The Day is an online news service written for young people to read in schools, colleges or at home. A daily e-mail is sent out to subscribers with links to all of the latest stories.
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    First News

    Every Friday First News newspaper engages 7 to 14-year-olds with global news, from politics to entertainment, sports to science and everything in between.
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    Daily news, quizzes and facts produced by CBBC for children aged between 6 and 12.
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    Twinkl NewsRoom

    Twinkl NewsRoom delivers a trusted feed of news for children, including the latest headlines, classroom-friendly reports, and ready-to-use curriculum-friendly resources.
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    The Week Junior

    The Week Junior is a weekly current affairs magazine which is written specifically for children. Subscribers receive an issue every Friday.
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