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Check Permissions

Find out what can be copied, shared or re-used under your licence.

Resources for Schools

Here are some resources to help you make the most of the copyright content as part of your teaching learning.


Using Images

Images are copyrighted in the same way as any other creation.  Use this guide to understand copyright and images


Useful Links

There’s a range of organisations on hand to give helpful copyright advice.  Use this guide for our recommended links.


Activities for students

Copyright affects all users of published material.  Help your students understand what copyright is with these suggested activities.



Using Newspapers in Schools

The Newspapers for Schools 'News Library' database from NLA allows teachers and students to find newspaper articles as a PDF cutting or full page exactly as it was printed. It contains over 35 million newspaper articles from over 140 UK national and regional newspaper titles, from 2006 to present day.

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When you've found newspaper content that you would like to use in a lesson, why not consult this time-saving tool to find an activity that works for your class/subject, and start making published content do the hard work for you. See our LESSON IDEAS USING NEWSPAPERS