• Reading Level 5
PSHE | English | Science | History | Geography | Citizenship | RE

Fury over pets v people after Operation Ark

Pen Farthing in Battle Dogs, Discovery’s reality show about Nowzad, an animal rescue clinic in war-torn Kabul © Discovery Channel

Do animals matter as much as humans? After a barrage of criticism yesterday, Pen Farthing defended his choice to rescue 173 animals from Afghanistan while leaving his Afghan workers behind.

Continue Reading

The Day is an independent, online, subscription-based news publication for schools, focusing on the big global issues beneath the headlines. Our dedicated newsroom writes news, features, polls, quizzes, translations… activities to bring the wider world into the classroom. Through the news we help children and teachers develop the thinking, speaking and writing skills to build a better world. Our stories are a proven cross-curricular resource published at five different reading levels for ages 5 to 19. The Day has a loyal and growing membership in over 70 countries and its effectiveness is supported by case studies and teacher endorsements.

Start your free trial Already have an account? Log in / register