The Week Junior is a brilliant current affairs magazine for children aged between 8 and 14. It’s filled with fascinating stories and information, written to engage curious young minds and encourage them to explore and understand the world around them.
Tonga struck by tsunami
Tonga fact file
Djokovic is sent home from Australia
Rich get richer during pandemic
IT’S AN AMAZING WEEK FOR…
Johnson apologises to the Queen
WORD OF THE WEEK • TSUNAMI
THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
Inside Downing Street
Rules for outdoors are lifted
Snowdrop festival returns
School croc goes on display
Treasure hunter strikes gold
Around the world
Should all exams be typed? • A headmaster has suggested getting rid of written exams.
What you need to know
LAST WEEK’S POLL
Three reasons why all exams should be typed
Three reasons why all exams should not be typed
Seeing stars and beyond • Dr Olivia Johnson is part of a famous space project.
The life of a YouTube star
The postie hiding plants
Incredibly rare octopus sighting
JOIN THE BIG GARDEN BIRDWATCH
Down in the murky depths
The hero rat who saved lives
Japanese firebellied newts
Can different species communicate together?
The wall the Romans built • Find out how Emperor Hadrian kept Scottish raiders at bay.
Three events to mark the anniversary
Pig heart saves human
A risky experiment
The world’s greatest gadget show is back
Space telescope opens up in space
Goldfish at the wheel
Photos of the week
Cyclists take titles in the mud
THE WEEK’S WINNERS…
An ultra-mucky sport
Name your feelings • Understanding your feelings helps you name and tame them.
How to help a friend struggling with feelings
Play “guess the feeling”
Photography on the move • An exhibition of award-winning images is on tour across the UK.
Three stunning places in the UK
New Pixar film will skip cinemas
FILM CLUB • The first Mr Bean film is an extremely silly comedy.
THIS WEEK’S WATCH LIST
An app-happy 2021 • What were the biggest hits on smartphones last year?
5 brilliant books about boats • Let your imagination set sail with these action-packed stories from the high seas.
Joan Haig and Joan Lennon • The Talking History writers talk about the famous people they would like to meet and why they created the book.
Scottish reeling • Enjoy the hops, skips and musical moves of traditional dances when you try…
HOW, WHAT, WHERE?
“I LOVE IT AND IT KEEPS ME FIT”
Make a Basquiat scratchy cat
CHARITY OF THE WEEK
We can all make a difference
YOUR PHOTOS • We’d love to see your snaps. Send them to us at email@example.com Don’t forget to tell us why you took them.
Teacher OF THE WEEK
THE WEEK Junior SHOW
Quiz of the week
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