First News Newspaper

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About this app

First News Unlock Their Minds Unleash Their Potential

First News is on a mission! To unlock a child’s mind and unleash their potential by fuelling curiosity, inspiring debate, and supporting their critical thinking. Expertly written by award-winning journalists, First News takes the fear out of sensationalised world events that children hear, by providing a balanced, impartial, and truthful view of the world, carefully, and sensitively written to explain the background to stories in the news.

The First News App includes the weekly newspaper and is jam-packed with interactive articles, curated ‘must read’ daily news, 10+ weekly boredom-busting puzzles and games, access to a searchable archive, and a video platform hosting hundreds of award-winning news explainers including FYI, Kidversation and much more.

First News is loved by kids, trusted by parents, and recommended by teachers.

READ, WATCH & PLAY - Unlock First News TODAY.

READ: weekly 28-page edition of First News with interactive features, plus a searchable archive

WATCH: hundreds of videos, including news explainers presented by children for children

PLAY: weekly mind-bending, interactive puzzles helping to promote cognitive development all linked to the weeks news.

STAY AHEAD: daily news feed featuring 5 age-appropriate news articles from the UK and around the world

SHARE YOUR OPINION: weekly polls encouraging children to form their own opinion and get their voices heard

WIN: weekly competitions with exciting prizes

Terms of use:
Updated on
2 Jul 2024

Data safety

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No data shared with third parties
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This app may collect these data types
Location, Financial info and 3 others
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted

What's new

Improved dynamic reading experience of our Daily News articles
Improved search – browse the archive of articles from your favourite news-sections
Listen to our articles – have them read to you!
New ‘Dark Mode’ for night-time reading
‘Grown Ups’ section with tips and talking points