We make assemblies simple! Each week we choose a current news story, turn it into a vibrant A2 poster with a thought provoking question and provide an assembly plan with British values, KS1 and KS2 focus cards all sent across in a colourful tube!

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Katie & Rob Harrison


We are a team of teachers past and present led by Katie and Rob Harrison. We understand the time constraints of teachers and recognise that children can relate well to the world around them.

We aim to make lives easier by providing an instant resource for schools to use in a variety of ways, we are very passionate about making resources that can make a difference to the children in the schools we work with.


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Teaching Resources for Assemblies

Each weekly pack contains a large A2 poster with an open-ended question. We also include a detailed assembly plan, with web-links, KS1 and KS2 focus cards to develop further learning and a linked British values card.


Secondary Schools

Advanced Picture News is a weekly news resource which is often used during form time, based around a current news story and engaging image.

The resources are designed to be thought provoking, leading to discussions, debates and creative writing for pupils in KS3 and KS4. We place a great deal of emphasis on learning from the news (as well as about) and the resources are emailed direct to all your staff each Friday ready to use for the week ahead!

Please complete the contact form below to request a sample pack.

Embedding British Values

In an OFSTED Outstanding school... "Pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and, within this, the promotion of fundamental British values, are at the heart of the school's work." Through the use of Picture News, we can help keep your children up to date with the fast-changing world around them. Helping to challenge their ideas and pre-conceptions; ultimately this will help to broaden their horizons and enable them to deal with the modern world.

We are using Picture News posters as our assembly focus every week. They are brilliant at catching the children's attention and highlighting current news items in a child friendly way. Thank you for revamping our Assemblies and bringing the news into our school.

Deputy Head, Thrumpton Primary School.

Upcoming Events

WORKSHOP: Archbishop of York's CE Junior School

3.45-5pm Learn practical, fun and unique ideas to help motivate and engage both staff and children through the captivating and ever-changing medium of news! Email: to book a place!

LIVE WEBINAR: Exploring ways to use Picture News in your school

In this session we cover - Ideas for Picture News sessions; - Using Picture News to inspire the curriculum; - Linking Picture News to SMSC and British Values.

WORKSHOP: Chingford CofE Primary, Kings Rd, E4 7 EY

3.45-5pm Learn practical, fun and unique ideas to help motivate and engage both staff and children through the captivating and ever-changing medium of news! Email: to book a place!

LIVE WEBINAR: Using Picture News in your school

9.30 – 10.15am In this session we cover: - Why and how to use Picture News; - Picture News in the new Ofsted Framework; - British Values and SMSC. REGISTER:

Past Posters

Subscription Costs

1-year every week - £320
via post and email with full access to Picture News Online and receive a display wallet for storing posters free of charge

1-year alternate week - £220
via post and email every other week, with full access to Picture News Online – including all online packs, includes display wallet

1-year online only - £120
via email every week with full access to Picture News Online

1-year EYFS online - £60
via email every week

If you are from a Scottish or Welsh school – please contact us for further details on your options.


We all love the resource and think it is one of the best things we have invested in at our school. So time saving for teachers and really thought provoking for the children.

Primary Head Teacher

I want to know what is happening in the world so I can try and make the world a better place and keep people and animals healthy.

Isabel, Year 3

The news makes me aware of the bad and good things happening and when I’m older I can make an influence.

Connagh, Year 6

Contact Us

Picture News Ltd. Unit 3, Low Mills Phoenix Business Centre, Low Mill Road, Ripon, HG4 1NS.

01765 609888

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