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.
Sri Lanka’s president resigns
From Ceylon to Sri Lanka
Tributes are paid to former Japanese PM
IT’S AN AMAZING WEEK FOR…
International festival returns
Conservatives to pick new PM
Labour leaders cleared
WORD OF THE WEEK
THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
Bloom wins poetry prize
Oldest book returns home
Lessons in a rubbish truck
Health warning as UK swelters
Around the world
Are emojis a good way to communicate? • Some people think emojis are ruining how people interact.
A lover of libraries • Sir Lenny Henry’s book is funny and heartfelt.
Unearthing a magic tale
Prom boy inspires others
THEY SAID IT!
Tree-climbing toad surprise
What’s the difference?
Harbour seals come ashore
Events at the Birmingham 2022 Festival
Birmingham’s festival of sport and culture • A sporting event starring athletes from all over the world.
Earth’s core boosted life
Before the explosion
Bad news for astronaut skeletons
Sand battery to store green energy
The robot finger covered in living skin
Photos of the week
Wimbledon’s ace champions
THE WEEK’S WINNERS…
Read to boost empathy • Reading makes it easier to connect with and understand other people.
“The project began with reading.”
The Railway Children Return • This new sequel is a story of family, friendships and kindness.
Three fascinating transport museums
Actors’ children join Thor cast
FILM CLUB • A giant panda has even bigger dreams.
THIS WEEK’S WATCH LIST
Be a shipwreck detective • A new app offers a chance to work out why the Tudor warship, Mary Rose, sank nearly 500 years ago.
WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
GAME OF THE WEEK
5 activity books for holidays • You’ll never be bored with these entertaining and interactive books
The Misunderstandings of Charity Brown
Elizabeth Laird • Our Book of the Week author is inspired by her family.
The House with Chicken Legs
Roller derby • Get your skates on and race in a…
HOW, WHAT, WHERE?
“I LOVE BEING IN A TEAM”
Make a smoothie bowl
USE UP YOUR LEFTOVERS
World’s ugliest dog announced
Public poo rules are challenged
“Rock snot” causes concern
Human hair mops up oil spills
CHARITY OF THE WEEK
How I wrote a book
Take on an obstacle course to conquer cancer
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Teacher OF THE WEEK
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Quiz of the week
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