What is First News iHub?
The Interactive news and literacy platform. The Bett award-winning iHub is an invaluable tool to engage Key Stage 2 and 3 pupils, developing their core literacy skills through the exploration of global news stories.
Our online teaching tool is comprised of interactive weekly comprehensions, vocabulary puzzles, polls and debates based on stories in First News. Activities are tailored to each pupil based on the reading level you assign them, giving them a personalised platform to grow their skills in the most applicable way.
Created to support busy teachers, the iHub offers the flexibility to either automate or choose activities to complete in school or at home, and will instantly mark multiple choice questions, saving time whilst encouraging pupils’ accuracy and precision.
|Age Range||5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-16|
|Requirements||Internet - Low BandwidthInternet - High BandwidthDesktop - MacDesktop - WindowsDesktop - ChromebookMobile - iPad|
The iHub can be used on desktops, laptops and tablets both in school and in homes (set as homework).
Teachers need to upload pupils and set up their logins.
First News iHub Pricing
Free TrialPaid Subscription
First News iHub pricing starts from £427 / year
A bespoke package can be built that includes the Print Newspaper, Digital Newspaper and Activity Sheets.
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First News iHub Reviews
from 1 Verified Review
Teacher of English/literacy
Used First News iHub for 6 months
A brilliant, fresh resource which has captured the hearts and minds of many of our young students. The support from Nic and James was fantastic at every stage. Love this educational so much!
Deb Roberts found First News iHub:
- Significantly improves attainment“Many of our reluctant readers engaed with First News i hub. They developed their understanding of the word and many became heavily involved in the debates. I Cannot recommend highly enogh.”
- Significantly builds student knowledge“Difficult to say in lockdown”
- Significantly reduces teacher workload“Reduced photocopying, setting of work, marking”