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.
Ukraine marks a year of war
Russia seizes Crimea
More earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
BAFTA awards celebrate films
IT’S AN AMAZING WEEK FOR…
Sturgeon steps down as First Minister
The leadership race
WORD OF THE WEEK
THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
Storm Otto causes problems
Puffin rewrites Roald Dahl
Letter arrives a century late
Free school meal plan for London
Around the world
Is cash more useful than cards? • Keeping coins in piggy banks could soon be a thing of the past.
The writer of untold stories • World Book Day author A.M. Dassu shares some tips.
The cyclist with far to go
A plastic-waste warrior
Spoilt pups might be healthier dogs
Wolf-like dogs still howl
Find woodlice in damp places
Help needed for stranded turtles
Good week Bad week
Animal of the week
How long can an axolotl survive on land?
The royal title that is sparking debate • Some people say the title Prince of Wales should be given up.
Welsh symbols and what they mean
Tiny sea plants on the menu
Problem plants turned to profit
Curly hair protects people from the Sun
Building roads that can charge cars
A greener way to warm up your home
Photos of the week
Athletes battle in Birmingham
THE WEEK’S WINNERS…
Numbers to know
Value your achievements • Making healthy comparisons can inspire you to aim high.
Positive comparisons • Top tips for making positive, healthy comparisons.
“I could play like that one day too.”
A musical with flavour • The Great British Bake Off Musical brings a popular TV show to the stage.
Other stage shows that started on screen
Disney’s film favourites return
FILM CLUB • Mythical legend meets modern mayhem.
THIS WEEK’S WATCH LIST
Sporting wins • Sports Story mixes golf, tennis and… dungeon adventures.
CHANNEL OF THE WEEK
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
5 World Book Day books • Swap your £1 World Book Day voucher (handed out at school) for a brilliant read. Find out more at worldbookday.com
The Rescue of Ravenwood
Natasha Farrant • The Rescue of Ravenwood author shares her love of wildlife.
HOW, WHAT, WHERE?
“I’VE MADE LOTS OF FRIENDS”
Make Welsh cakes
Runaway dog’s 100-mile trip
Artist moves into a rubbish skip
Squirrels sniff out crime
Police foil dastardly egg plot
CHARITY OF THE WEEK
Read for Turkey Read-a-thon
Crossing Continents competition
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Teacher OF THE WEEK
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