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Picture News

Picture News

Here at Birchfield we understand the importance of giving our children opportunity to learn about our world, develop independence, resilience, respect and unlock their own drive and passion for learning.

Teaching the news not only provides great content and stimulus and grips children's attention, it is also something that the children can impact upon. It is current, happening now and so their voice is given meaning and purpose, whilst discussing news items that are more child centred and not always included on major news sites. 

We believe in giving children a voice and encouraging them to use it to impact things they are inspired by or feel passionately about. Picture News is a fantastic weekly resource which enables our children to learn, read and discuss current events, participate in debates and share their views and opinions with their peers.

You can find the weekly resources and activity packs on this page to help lead your own discussion with your child/ren at home.  Each week the packs contain a British Value focus, numerous resources to talk about as well as a child friendly newspaper for the children to read. 


Coverage Documents 

The coverage documents provides an overview of all of the stories and values covered each week. 

primary picture news coverage document england spring 2 2023 1 .pdf



A Picture News Paper containing four stories from all around the world to share with your child/ren. 

primary picture news resource england 27th march communities.pdf


17th april 2023.pdf


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