Resource type: Newspapers, magazines and comics
Price band: £
Key stage: KS2, KS3
Region(s): All of UK
Britannica Magazine is a monthly non-fiction magazine for young people aged 7-14. Published in print and online, there are 10 issues every year with bumper two-month issues in July and December.
Based on the belief that ‘the best stories are true stories’, each issue covers a wide range of non-fiction topics to build on young people’s interests, feed their curiosity and encourage a love of learning. There are features on history, the arts, science, technology and the natural world, all presented in vibrant, highly visual ways with lots of fun facts, puzzle and quizzes.
Cost: Annual subscription £59.99 with discounts available for multiple subscriptions.
About What on Earth Magazines: What on Earth Magazines is a sister company of What on Earth Publishing, a UK-based publisher specialising in non-fiction books for young people. It launched Britannica Magazine in 2022 in partnership with Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.
Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc.: Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. is a British-American publishing company founded in 1768. It publishes the Encyclopaedia Britannica, the world’s oldest continuously published encyclopaedia.
Literacy Hive Likes:
- A great way to engage more reluctant readers.
- Schools can sign up for the Britannica Magazine Schools Club to enjoy a range of benefits, including discounts on print subscriptions, access to free teaching and learning resources and free whole-school access to digital editions of back issues.
- Every issue of Britannica Magazine is fact-checked by experts from the Britannica Encyclopaedia.