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.
Prime Minister fined for lockdown party
Protests against rising costs in Sri Lanka
Bridges’ world heritage bid
IT’S AN AMAZING WEEK FOR…
Survey finds playground shortage
Children’s right to play
WORD OF THE WEEK
THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
Covid volunteers join NHS
Art prize list announced
Ducks waddle through school
Wooden bellyboards for UK beaches
Around the world
Should Shakespeare be updated? • Some think it is time to bring the writer’s work up to date.
Writer celebrates different families • Larysa Denysenko discusses diversity in her book.
Spreading her message
The honest footballer
Ups and downs for UK’s rare breeds
A patter of tiny hooves
Mission to clean up the world • Discover why Earth’s rubbish problem needs to be solved.
Earth gets an interstellar visit
Virtual reality recreates a Roman’s eye view
Weather photographers wanted
The robot arm that’s a snappy dresser
Photos of the week
Teenage padel player powers on
THE WEEK’S WINNERS…
Know the rules
Tackling nighttime worries • Discover how to get back to sleep when you wake up worrying in the night.
Top tip: Take it slow
“I think about things I like, like my stickers”
Designing the beautiful game • Discover the artistic secrets behind football’s success.
Three famous football designs
Walter Scobell to play Percy Jackson
FILM CLUB • This story of a toy factory is a wonder to watch.
THIS WEEK’S WATCH LIST
Digital habits • How young people use games, social media, videos and more.
GAME OF THE WEEK
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
5 books about young journalists • These exciting stories of writers will perhaps inspire you to get creative.
Lissa Evans • The Wished writer reveals her love of Venice and dislike of rock climbing.
Dodgeball • Enjoy throwing, running, catching and blocking when you play…
HOW, WHAT, WHERE?
“IT IS A TACTICAL TEAM SPORT”
Prepare for school tests
CHARITY OF THE WEEK
Celebrating kids reading
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Teacher OF THE WEEK
THE WEEK Junior SHOW
Quiz of the week
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