How First Story Are Changing Lives

How First Story Are Changing Lives

The last 18 months haven’t been kind, particularly to young people. The percentage of UK school students eligible for free school meals has risen from 15% to 20% since March 2020, and on top of that they’ve had to cope with online learning, homeschooling, returning to...
Interview with First Story young writer, Nidaa

Interview with First Story young writer, Nidaa

What is your favourite piece of work you’ve written and why? My favourite piece of work is the poem I wrote for my grandmother in my very first anthology for First Story. It was the first poem I had ever written. It allowed me to see my potential, and so made me want...
We visit First Story

We visit First Story

This is the only place where I have seen my dreams become a reality The first student on stage is evidentially nervous. Beforehand, she is huddled with fellow teenagers who are telling her she will be ok. Eventually, she makes her way to the stage, flanked by her...