• Reading Level 5
Maths | Science | Geography | Citizenship | PSHE

Silver linings: the EU referendum and money

Our series about teenagers’ concerns and the EU referendum continues. Today: both sides say they will make Britons wealthier. Amid dire warnings and uncertainty, who is more convincing? Leaving the EU would make each household 4,300According to analysis by the Treasury (presented by George Osborne, the chancellor, who is campaigning for a Remain vote). worse off and destroy the value of both the pound in your pocket and the house you live in. On the other hand, it would save billions of pounds each year, create exciting new trading opportunities and make it easier for you to buy your first home.

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