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.
Aid sent to Turkey and Syria
How people can help
Record profits for oil and gas companies
Chinese balloon shot down
IT’S AN AMAZING WEEK FOR…
The biggest strike in NHS history
Other workers on strike
THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
Ancient sites open to visit
A library for all the locals
Picture of Puss is a winner
Vikings sailed with their pets
Around the world
Is shouting at youth sports acceptable? • Some parents on the sidelines can get very carried away.
Track athlete stays true to her beliefs • A runner puts saving the Earth before her career.
Keen scientist honoured
Striker supports mascot
“”THEY SAID IT!
Action needed to save Scottish pinewoods
Helping with heatwaves
Roe deer gather to eat together
Sociable mammals might live longer
The Chacoan peccary
Why do some animals hibernate?
How female scientists changed the world • We celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
Three more super scientists
Ancient mummifying goo tells secrets
The boy with the golden heart
Could the dodo come back from the dead?
Microplastics recycled into batteries
GIVE YOURSELF A BREAK
Photos of the week
Snow and ice sports spectacle
Kugy the marmot
Spread joy with kindness • Share positivity during Random Acts of Kindness Week on 13–19 February.
Ideas for being kind • Here are 10 suggestions for simple random acts of kindness you could try.
Take the Kindness Week Challenge
Get ready for half-term • Whatever your interests, February is jam-packed with things to do.
Three half-term pantomimes
Jurassic kart racing • Gigantosaurus: Dino Kart is a racing game with a prehistoric difference.
VIDEO OF THE WEEK
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
5 books adapted for film and TV • These reads captured readers’ imaginations so well, they are now coming to the screen.
Beth Lincoln • The Swifts author gives a sweet tip and reveals her latest earworm.
Look up at the night sky and start … Stargazing
HOW, WHAT, WHERE?
“IT MAKES ME REALISE HOW SMALL OUR PLANET IS”
How to… Declutter your space
“Demon dog” wants a home
A tiny prayer for very sharp eyes
AI discovers a hidden masterpiece
Scientists do a pea test
Swimming for Ukraine
Walk for wildlife
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