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.
Italy elects a new prime minister
Brothers of Italy
Anti-government protests across Iran
IT’S AN AMAZING WEEK FOR…
Coral replanted in Galápagos
Pound falls after mini-budget
WORD OF THE WEEK
THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
Get creative for a concert
Castle opens after repairs
Sheep cross London Bridge
See Monster art project opens
Around the world
Should children start school at a later age? • Some people say that the school age should be raised to six.
From classroom to World Cup • Teacher Lotte Clapp inspires girls to play rugby.
A brilliant eye for colour
One family’s cool idea
Scientists count seals from space
Toadflax flowers into autumn
Seals helping scientists
Australian turtles go to school
The Argentine ant
A different way of living and learning • Dyslexia is a common condition that affects millions of people.
Famous people with dyslexia
“FEEL GRATEFUL FOR YOUR SPECIAL POWERS”
Did volcanoes kill dinosaurs?
Other major extinction events
Samples taken on Mars could give proof of life
14-year-olds’ winning galaxy snap
The gadget that helps you listen in class
Photos of the week
A legend leaves the court
THE WEEK’S WINNERS“
Dealing with embarrassment • Facing awkward feelings can make you stronger and happier.
Tips for overcoming embarrassment
Readers share their awkward moments
Hocus Pocus 2 is out • Magical mayhem returns along with three very bad witches.
Three films to get you in the mood for Halloween
Minecraft creates frozen worlds
THIS WEEK’S WATCH LIST
FIFA 23 kicks off • Is the latest FIFA game the most exciting – and inclusive – ever?
5 books for World Space Week • From 4-10 October, celebrate the wonders of space and learn more with these books.
The Ministry of Unladylike Activity
Robin Stevens • The Ministry of Unladylike Activity’s author reveals why she wrote it.
Create poetry • Use your imagination and have fun with words when you…
“POETRY IS BEAUTIFUL”
Make delicious energy bars
CHARITY OF THE WEEK
Going for gold with help from GOSH
Win a poetry prize
YOUR PHOTOS • We’d love to see your snaps. Send them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org Don’t forget to tell us why you took them.
Teacher OF THE WEEK
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Quiz of the week
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