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Recommended Websites,
Podcasts and Videos

BBC Newsround and Bulletins offers daily stories on national, international, sports, entertainment and science news, as well as inspiring stories about children.
BBC What’s New? is a news programme for young people in Africa aimed at 11 to 16-year-olds. A weekly broadcast is available to watch on their YouTube channel. They also include stories about children doing remarkable things in different African countries.
Dogo News is an online news site for children with stories written from an international perspective.
FirstNews Live publishes both digital and print editions every week and is the UK’s only newspaper for young people.
Fun Kids is a national children's and pop digital radio station in the UK with associated websites, YouTube and Podcast channels.
National Literacy Trust find the right fake news and critical literary teaching resources on the News Literacy Network.
National Literacy Discussion Cards are available to help guide conversations and get children thinking critically.
Poetry by Heart is a national poetry speaking competition for schools and colleges in England. It is also a website for teaching and learning about poetry.
Ted Talks for young people.
365 Days of Astronomy Podcast a community Podcast from around the world.

Books & TV Programmes

Part of a Story That Started Before Me, George the Poet (author): An important collection of poetry about Black British history from an acclaimed spoken word performer and social activist.
Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs): Prime Minister's Questions news from UK Parliament.
12 Angry Men: The jury in a New York City murder trial is frustrated by a single member whose sceptical caution forces them to more carefully consider the evidence before jumping to a hasty verdict.