Creative covers and title pages for school newspapers

The cover is the calling card of a school newspaper. This is where it is decided whether your school newspaper will be curiously opened or boredly put aside. Therefore, it makes sense to put a lot of effort into the design of the front page. Because if the cover is cool, you'll quickly have your readers hooked!

But what exactly should the cover page look like? What information should not be missing? And how do you create the typical newspaper look? We tell you what is important when creating an appealing cover for school newspapers and give you the appropriate templates and designer tools.

What belongs on the cover of a school newspaper?

A well-made cover is like a door opener for your school newspaper. Besides the most important formal information, the first page should also arouse the interest of your readers. Here is a list of what you should include on the cover page of your school newspaper:

Name of your school newspaper: A smart and original name gives your newspaper a recognition value. Titles that relate to the topic of school and at the same time have a witty undertone or a clever allusion are particularly popular. If you are still looking for ideas, take a closer look at this article: 13 creative names for school newspapers.

Publication date: A concrete publication date on the cover gives your school newspaper topicality. This way, your readers know that they are getting the latest news and not old stories from yesterday.

Issue / Number: Especially if you publish your school newspaper several times a year or even monthly, you should always mention the issue number on the cover. This provides orientation and shows how often your newspaper has already been published.

Price: You can place a small price information in the header. Tip: Don't make your school newspaper too expensive. After all, every student should be able to afford the newspaper from his or her pocket money.

Lead article: What is the most important topic in the current issue of your school newspaper? Tell us directly on the cover what your school newspaper is focusing on this time.

Preview of topics & content: In addition to a central editorial, you can also ante up smaller news items and reports on the cover. Whether as small headlines or a mini table of contents with page numbers. This foretaste of the content encourages your readers to take a closer look at your school newspaper and immediately flip to the exciting news.

Photos: Colourful pictures and photos are absolute eye-catchers. Don't keep your best snapshots until the last page, but present them immediately on the cover of your school newspaper. Don't show grey pictures of the school building, but lively photos of the pupils of your school. That always looks best!

Templates for covers of a school newspaper

Our handy templates now make it especially easy for you to design a creative cover for your school newspaper. Simply launch our free designer programme and start loading yourpersonal photos, text and headlines into the sample pages today.

Our designer is a playful online construction kit with ready-made tools and templates that support you in the design process from the first to the last page. Whether as a project for primary school, as a homemade class newspaper or as a final newspaper for a school report presentation. Discover the diverse templates now and make a school newspaper with an individual cover.

Designing a school newspaper with a classic cover

Clear layout, lots of photos, exemplary newspaper header.Use our classic cover now and get started right away creating your school newspaper online.

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Our templates are sample pages that support you as a starting aid and inspiration. If you wish, you can also completely redesign the covers and layouts according to your own ideas. All objects can be moved, exchanged and removed on the pages free of charge. Step by step, a school newspaper is created that corresponds exactly to your expectations and the style of your school.

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You are also welcome to design and print your student papers or graduation papers using your own program. If you feel more comfortable with software such as MS Word or InDesign, you can easily upload your PDF file afterwards. Here you can go directly to the PDF upload.

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