Curriculum-aligned, differentiated classroom resources tied to the award-winning kids daily news podcast.
Made by teachers, for teachers.
What's in Squiz Kids for Schools
Squiz Kids Today
Ad-free access to our award-winning, daily news podcast - a fun, fresh, kid-friendly take on the news of the day.
The Classroom Companion
Levelled literacy activities connected to the latest Squiz Kids Today podcast. Print or assign digitally as an editable PDF. We cover comprehension, inference, connection, summarising, vocabulary building, grammar, punctuation, and more.
A weekly podcast that dives into a high-interest news topic, with aligned comprehension activities.
Squiz The World
An audio excursion to a new country each week. Learn about the culture, geography, history, politics and language of our fellow humans — with activities to extend understanding.
What do teachers say...
"Relevant, time saving activities linked to the syllabus and current affairs! Win/win!"
Kerri B., Year 5/6 teacher, Woongarrah Public School, NSW
“The resources are easy to find and quick to prepare. I love the levelled aspect of the worksheets.”
Christy H., Year 5/6 teacher, Exeter Public, NSW
"Unlike activities in textbooks which are dated, these are up-to-date and relevant with real news stories. The kids LOVE listening to Squiz Kids."
Anne H., Year 4 teacher, St Francis Xavier Primary School, Montmorency, VIC
"Helps my child engage with and think about a variety of events and topics while also building their literacy skills.
Many of the syllabus objectives for English, HSIE & PDH are touched on in the Classroom Companion."
Michelle P., Home Educator
"Provides challenges for those who need it, but also helps me guide those students who need support."
Mel A., teacher, Mt Carmel School, Yass, NSW
Why become a Squiz Kids School?
We use news and current affairs to engage primary-age students in the Australian curriculum.
We motivate kids to write by providing a nationwide audience for their work.
We help kids become critical consumers of media, and develop a strong foundation of knowledge about the world around them.
Our podcasts and activities get kids off screens, instead developing their listening, speaking, and writing skills.
We are created by teachers, for teachers.