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.
Call for stricter US gun laws
Gun laws in the UK
Refugee Week to be marked across UK
Climate activists join forces
IT’S AN AMAZING WEEK FOR…
Grenfell Tower tragedy remembered
Grenfell Tower Inquiry
WORD OF THE WEEK
THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
Historic shipwreck revealed
“Flying” boat takes off
Art transforms empty shops
Government cuts plans to boost nature
Around the world
Should rich countries do more to help refugees? • Some say that countries with more resources could help more.
Changing lives with libraries • Cressida Cowell wants more books in schools.
The bearded balancer
Italy’s viral astronaut
Rice lured chickens from the trees
Goldfinch nesting season
Otters are solo puzzle solvers
Which animals snore – and why do they do it?
China plans space adventures
Invaders from outer space?
Photos of the week
Teenagers boost basketball skills
THE WEEK’S WINNERS…
How to cope when a pet dies • Celebrating your pet can help you with sadness when they die.
Help a grieving friend
Your feelings are normal
To infinity… and beyond • Lightyear imagines where everyone’s favourite Space Ranger came from.
Fascinating facts about Buzz Lightyear
Twenty-five years of magic
FILM CLUB • This talking parrot will leave you speechless.
THIS WEEK’S WATCH LIST
Mario’s team goes for goal • Play football with some of Nintendo’s best-known characters.
WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
VIDEO OF THE WEEK
SECRETS & HACKS
5 books about brothers • These super sibling stories will thrill you, amuse you and make you think.
Escape to the River Sea
Emma Carroll • The Escape to the River Sea writer reveals a surprising favourite snack.
BARNES CHILDREN’S LITERATURE FESTIVAL
Explore a bookshop • Make exciting new reading discoveries when you…
HOW, WHAT, WHERE?
“THERE IS NEW INSPIRATION”
Write a blog
Cheese rolling returns
Restaurant tells guests to lick walls
Merfolk gather for record attempt
Cat gets a university degree
CHARITY OF THE WEEK
Talking about racism in my school
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Teacher OF THE WEEK
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Quiz of the week
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