The Week Junior Show

The Week Junior Show

By Fun Kids

The Week Junior Show takes you behind the scenes of the award-winning magazine for 8 to 14-year-olds. Each week, Bex from Fun Kids is joined by members of The Week Junior team to discuss their favourite stories, debate the week’s hot topic and discover whether the ‘Real or Rubbish?’ report is fake news or the real deal.

Episodes

Incredible beetles and the tidiest football fans!

This week on The Week Junior Show we hear about some incredible beetles, the recent strikes and what they mean and we have a debate on whether oil companies should pay more tax! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
02/12/22·23m 30s

Snoopy in space and mysterious gnomes!

This week we hear about why Shaun The Sheep and Snoopy are heading to space plus real or rubbish covers a mystery involving the arrival of a mysterious group of gnomes to a former gnome inspector's house! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24/11/22·20m 34s

The World Cup and Speedy Shoes!

The Week Junior show discuss the controversies surrounding the World Cup in Qatar and our real or rubbish is all about special shoes that could make you walk faster!  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18/11/22·25m 42s

COP27 and Panto Season!

This week on The Week Junior Show, we hear about this weeks cover story featuring COP27, we hear about a particularly generous pantomime, and also hear about making the perfect dog poop!   Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/11/22·22m 56s

The Week Junior Show meets Adam B

ADVERTISEMENT • In this special episode TV presenter Adam B talks to Bex and Eve about his brilliant new book, Adam Wins The Internet. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated children's news show created by the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. Writers and editors from The Week Junior discuss stories from the latest issue with a new episode released every Friday.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/11/22·12m 31s

Trainers for Horses and Throwing Soup at Paintings

This week on the Week Junior Show, Sarah and Eve debate the effectiveness of throwing soup at paintings as a form of protest and also our real or rubbish question asks whether horses in America are getting fashionable footwear...  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
03/11/22·18m 42s

The astonishing journey of a twelve year old in Ukraine

This week on The Week Junior Show we hear the story of Yeva, the twelve year-old girl who fled from Ukraine with her grandma and her diary. We also discuss whether humans can hibernate and have a debate on following your dreams Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
28/10/22·24m 44s

Dance for Energy and a Bird of the Year controversy!

The Week Junior Show this week tell you how you can dance for energy and police in Wales are getting a unique mode of transport...  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21/10/22·17m 35s

The Protests in Iran & Living off Grid

Vanessa explains what caused young Iranian girls to protest against the government and how the protest is growing to other countries. Vanessa and Sarah also debate about the benefits of "living off grid" Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14/10/22·18m 28s

Emojis in Glasses and The London Marathon

This week we hear from Nottingham school pupil Lowri Moore who tells us about ehr new campaign to get more emojis in glasses. We also hear about some the triumphs of the London Marathon!  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
07/10/22·23m 43s

The Mini-Budget and Tips to avoid embarrassment

The Week Junior show this week covers the chancellor's mini-budget and the affect that has had on the economy over the last few days. We also look at some hot tips to stop you from getting hot under the collar with embarrassment.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30/09/22·19m 51s

Queen Elizabeth II's funeral

The Week Junior pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II after her funeral and reveal how they chose this weeks cover photo. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23/09/22·19m 40s

Remembering Queen Elizabeth II

The Week Junior pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II who sadly passed away last Thursday. We hear some listener tributes to The Queen and explain how the story has unfolded over the last week.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16/09/22·25m 19s

A New Prime Minister and The Secrets of Downing Street

Many of you will be getting copies of your magazines today and we know that many of you make The Week Junior and The Week Junior Show part of your weekly routines. Here’s the episode of the podcast we recorded on Thursday morning before we learned of the sad news. Next week in both the magazine and the podcast, we’ll be paying tribute to Queen Elizabeth II and we’d love to include your thoughts. Head to FunKidsLive.com to record a message. The UK has a brand new Prime Minister! We find out about Liz Truss and find out some secrets of 10 Downing Street! We also discover which lucky bug has been crowned as Britain's favourite! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/09/22·23m 51s

Youngest flyer and back to school

In this episode, we’ll be finding out about the amazing Mack Rutherford - the teenager who just landed after flying alone around the world, we’ll discover an animal with an unusual talent, we’ll uncover the secrets behind some shiny shoes and reveal why our pet dogs might be crying... Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
02/09/22·20m 34s

School Uniforms and The Best Joke

On The Week Junior Show Vanessa and Sarah discuss School Uniforms, The Best Joke award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and debate whether doing nothing can actually be good for you! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26/08/22·20m 1s

The Poo Patrol and a Mysterious Universe

On this weeks episode of The Week Junior Show, we find out about what drought means for the UK, find out about a very special poo patrol and also debate whether strikes are good or bad.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/08/22·22m 31s

Can you make crisps out of jellyfish?

Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/08/22·22m 50s

Victory for the Lionesses and should cars be banned in cities?

Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/08/22·24m 33s

Wasps and the Commonwealth Games

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show, we’ll find out about some good news for the world’s biggest cats, how your favourite Disney characters can help you to get active, and the sports event showcasing all the best that Birmingham has to offer. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether wasps are treated unfairly. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29/07/22·16m 50s

Heatwaves and smartphone addiction

We chat about scorching summer temperatures and whether we might be using our smartphones too much...  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22/07/22·19m 28s

The next Prime Minister and UK heatwaves

Anna, Vanessa and Bushra talk about the contest to lead the Conservatives, the heatwave sweeping the UK and how reading builds empathy. We also debate whether emojis are a good way to communicate and test Bex's critical thinking skills by challenging her to work out if a hairy tale is real or rubbish! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
15/07/22·23m 26s

Plastic problems and toy libraries

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about a big country tackling its plastic problem, a poet who has been awarded the highest position in children’s literature and a Scottish library filled not with books but with toys.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/07/22·21m 45s

Women's EUROs and cartoon clothes

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about a historic statue, the return of the world’s greatest festival and a major football tournament kicking off in England. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether Minnie Mouse should swap her famous red dress for a trouser suit. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
01/07/22·20m 46s

CBBC on live TV and flights to Rwanda

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about the arguments surrounding some flights to Rwanda, an innovative plan to cool down the Spanish capital and what goes on at the world’s most famous tennis tournament. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether CBBC should be moved from live TV. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24/06/22·25m 20s

Refugees and rewilding

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show, we’ll find out about an exciting shipwreck discovery, a special protest in Sweden and a change to plans for rewilding in the UK. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether rich countries should do more to help refugees. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17/06/22·26m 15s

Vote of No Confidence and reading for fun

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about a special vote about the Prime Minister, the winner of the UK City of Culture award and what charity Save the Children has said about the generosity of young people. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether people should read for fun every day. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/06/22·21m 9s

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Downing Street Parties and World Environment Day

In this week's The Week Junior Show... We're finding out about the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. A final report into the Downing Street Parties. And World Environment Day. Plus, we'll have a debate about whether E-scooters should remain banned. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
03/06/22·17m 56s

Farting footballers and finishing food

Should you finish all of your food? That's what Bex, Ben, James and Eve are chatting about in this week's Big Debate. We also find out what's inside the pages of this week's issue of The Week Junior magazine.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/05/22·23m 33s

Eurovision and bee-friendly bus stops

Bee-friendly bus stops, new rules for healthy eating, and the results of this year's Eurovision Song Contest are all featured in this episode of The Week Junior Show, packed with everything you need to know.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20/05/22·20m 19s

The Big Plastic Count and orange juice cereal

James, Ben, Vanessa and Bex talk through the latest issue of The Week Junior including news of a new Doctor Who, a Greenpeace campaign to count plastic waste, and Tropicana making special cereal.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/05/22·29m 10s

Inspirational astronauts and Eid

Bex, Ben, Eve and Augustus break down the biggest stories of the week including Eid celebrations, an inspirational astronaut, and young people being thanked for helping the world. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
06/05/22·23m 10s

French elections and Taylor Swift's millipede

French elections and something about Taylor Swift and a millipede... Eve, Michael, Bex and Augustus recap the big stories of the week. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29/04/22·18m 37s

Dragon discoveries and lockdown parties

Michael's trying to fool Bex in Real or Rubbish. Is there a brand new dragon discovery? Plus, we find out about fines dished out at 10 Downing Street and have a debate about playgrounds. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22/04/22·21m 32s

Stephen Lawrence Day and hot cross buns

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out Stephen Lawrence Day, the UK’s new plans for clean energy and the results of The Big Garden Birdwatch. Plus, we’ll have a debate about whether it’s time to change classic hot cross buns. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14/04/22·20m 2s

Pics of pets and the history of maps

Digesting some of the biggest stories of the week are Eve, Bex, Michael and Ben.  Today, it's the tale of an airport-dwelling gentleman, a debate about whether we should be snapping pics of pets, and Ben tells us about the history of maps. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/04/22·24m 45s

Oscars history and protesting in sport

Eve, Bex, Michael and Ben take on some of the biggest stories of the week including Oscars history and whether athletes should be allowed to protest in their sports. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
01/04/22·24m 27s

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe returns home and feeding people on Mars?

Ben, Bushra and Michael join Bex to discuss Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's return home from Iran, the winner of the biggest prize in architecture and a plan to feed people on Mars using fish poo?! Plus, they debate whether fake grass is better than a real lawn... Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25/03/22·21m 22s

Endurance discovered and scrapping school ties

Ben, Michael and Kaye join Bex to discuss the discovery of Endurance, how the UK's shopping habits have changed and a new set of stamps celebrating Covid heroes. Plus, they debate whether school ties should be scrapped and work out whether a batty tale is real or rubbish. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18/03/22·23m 58s

Ukrainian refugees and plastic waste agreements

Anna, Michael and Kaye from the editorial team join Bex to discuss what's being done to help Ukrainian refugees, the details of an important plastic waste agreement and the incredible power of doodling. Plus, a debate on whether teenagers should drink coffee. We also work out whether a strange story is fake news or the real deal. Something definitely smells a bit off about it! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine and the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/03/22·24m 22s

What's happening in Ukraine?

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the largest living forest feature in England and a recreation of the world’s oldest trousers. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether parents should track their children. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
04/03/22·24m 46s

UK storms and perfume for animals

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about big changes to Covid restrictions, the storms that battered the UK and how perfume is helping animals at London Zoo. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether board games are better than video games. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25/02/22·22m 47s

Renting toys and saving seas

The new issue of The Week Junior magazine is packed with everything you need to know about the most important and fascinating things happening around the planet and beyond.  Inside you’ll find out about a big conference that hopes to save our seas, an amazing invention that has helped paralysed people to walk, and the search for Ambassador Schools in memory of Stephen Lawrence. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18/02/22·22m 8s

Pillow fighting and city foxes

From the Winter Olympics to a debate about foxes in cities, Kaye, Michael, Ben and Bex chat through some of the biggest news stories of the week. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/02/22·24m 54s

Downing Street parties and selling your organs

Kaye, Michael, Vanessa and Bex chat through some of the biggest stories of the week including the fact that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's under fire for parties within government that broke lockdown laws. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
04/02/22·24m 37s

Canadian hares and £45 million paintings

Felicity, Bex, Kaye and Michael chat through the top stories of the week including the Winter Olympics in China, the journey of a Canadian Arctic Hare, and a solo-flying expert. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
28/01/22·21m 20s

Pig hearts and typing versus writing

Kaye, Michael, Bex and Hugh chat through the top stories of the week.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21/01/22·22m 49s

Farting cars and vaccine recipes

Michael, Flora, Kaye and Bex sit down to discuss some of the biggest news stories of the week including a Tesla that trumps and whether countries should share the otherwise secret formula to COVID vaccines. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14/01/22·19m 41s

James Webb Telescope and the New Year's Honours list

Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show, we’ll find out about Africa’s biggest sporting event, who was picked for the New Year's Honours list and the launch of the most powerful telescope in history. Plus, we’ll have a debate about whether school term dates should be changed.  Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
07/01/22·20m 31s

What happened in 2021?

The Week Junior team take a look back at the year and pick out some of the most important, interesting, and funny stories of the last 365 days. Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjuniorSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
31/12/21·37m 26s

Festive football and Olympics boycott

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about people helping others on Christmas Day, a boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics and the most festive football team in the world. Plus, we’ll have a debate about whether all shows should be ‘pay what you can’. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjuniorSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17/12/21·24m 46s

Classics and cats

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out new rules on microchipping cats, the French superstar who has received a huge honour and the storms that have been battering Britain. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether more people should learn classics. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/12/21·22m 44s

Roman mosaics and fake trees

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about Action for Children’s Secret Santa campaign, the discovery of a remarkable Roman mosaic and why the UK’s beaches are getting cleaner. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether artificial Christmas trees are better than real ones. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
03/12/21·24m 41s

Crashing satellites into asteroids

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll find out about the amazing world of trees, the success of Children in Need and the astonishing plan to crash a spaceship into an asteroid. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether dogs should be banned from sports fields. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26/11/21·19m 22s

Harry Potter, Remembrance Sunday and the next World Cup

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll celebrate an important anniversary for the Harry Potter series, look back at how the UK marked Remembrance Sunday and find out which countries have qualified for the next World Cup. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether politicians should be allowed second jobs. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/11/21·21m 33s

Film adaptations and Fortnite's banned

In this week's episode of The Week Junior Show, Bex, Flora, Kaye and Michael chat all about movies, Fortnite, and more.  Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/11/21·21m 36s

Diwali and Bonfire Night

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll reveal what’s been happening at COP26 in Glasgow, discover how Diwali is being celebrated and find out what NASA has planned for the Moon. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether drones should replace fireworks. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/11/21·19m 36s

COP26 and space tourism

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll look ahead to COP26, discover a very rare owl and find out about a 3,500-year-old ghost. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether space tourism is a good idea. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29/10/21·22m 49s

The Earthshot Prize and African Penguins

On this week's episode of The Week Junior Show, Ciaran, Michael, Bex and Vanessa reveal the winners of The Earthshot Prize, discover a celebration of Scotland's heritage, and find out the special skill that African penguins have. Plus, we have a debate all about formal dancing. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22/10/21·25m 3s

Greg James and Chris Smith talk The Great Dream Robbery and answer listener questions

ADVERTISEMENT BBC Radio stars Greg James and Chris Smith sit down with Bex and Flora from The Week Junior to answer your questions! How do they get their ideas? Is there anyone in the book based on a real person? What's their favourite pizza topping?  Greg and Chris have written loads of books, one of which is called The Great Dream Robbery, which is out now.  Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/10/21·21m 59s

Poetry and slang in schools

On this week's episode of The Week Junior Show, Hugh, Kaye, Bex and Stevie chat through some of their favourite stories of the week, tell us their top poets and we have a debate all about slang. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
15/10/21·22m 4s

LEGO arms and robot homes

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about the student making prosthetic arms out of LEGO, Natasha’s Law and some rare tortoises being released into the wild. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether it’s a good idea to have robots in the home. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/10/21·23m 1s

Black History Month and James Bond

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about Black History Month, a new survey into young people’s eating habits and a 24-hour charity concert. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether the next James Bond should be female. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
01/10/21·27m 25s

Flower shows and wild selfies

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about the first all-civilian crew to fly into space, what’s happening at the famous Chelsea Flower Show and ambitious plans to bring woolly mammoths back to life. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether selfies with wild animals should be banned. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24/09/21·26m 35s

Emma Radacanu and the future of train travel

Young tennis star Emma Radacanu’s amazing triumph at the US Open, a new 50p coin and the UK Youth Parliament holding its annual conference. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether first class train travel should be scrapped. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17/09/21·23m 33s

World Afro Day and Jewish New Year

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about World Afro Day, the conclusion of the Paralympics and the celebrations taking place for Jewish New Year. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether there should be limits on time spent playing video games. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/09/21·25m 45s

Paralympics and parkour

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about a record breaking Paralympics, the robot that can do parkour and the birth of a rare white rhino calf. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether mountain visits should be limited. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
03/09/21·18m 40s

Chatting chimps and sailing teens

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about animals being counted in Kenya, the teenager sailing around Britain and the surprising way in which chimps communicate. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether robots can replace artists. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/08/21·24m 2s

Emoji and a really big volcano

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about the start of the Paralympics in Tokyo, a volcano that’s getting bigger and the completion of an incredible swimming challenge. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether emoji improves language. Find out more about the Summer of Reading challenge at theweekjunior.co.uk/summerofreading and watch a special video featuring three very famous authors at https://youtu.be/b0PY-idpnmw Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20/08/21·23m 9s

End of the Olympics and famous stained glass windows

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about the end of the Olympic games, an important report about climate change, and some amazing research on the famous stained glass windows of Canterbury Cathedral. Plus, a debate about whether audio books are better than printed books. Find out more about the Summer of Reading challenge at theweekjunior.co.uk/summerofreading and watch a special video featuring three very famous authors at https://youtu.be/b0PY-idpnmw Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/08/21·29m 12s

BONUS: Mysteries of Science – Deja vu

We're sharing an episode of our sister podcast, Mysteries of Science. It's made by Dan and Ciaran who you'll recognise from The Week Junior Show. Remember to subscribe to the podcast by searching for 'Mysteries of Science' wherever you're listening to this.  Have you ever felt like you were living through a memory all over again, even though it couldn't have possibly have happened before? That feeling is known as deja vu, a French term that means 'already seen'...  In this episode of Mysteries of Science, what causes deja vu, and might it have anything to do with ghosts, past lives, and alien encounters?  Mysteries of Science is a fortnightly podcast created by The Week Junior's Science+Nature magazine and Fun Kids.  Tap follow or subscribe wherever you're listening to this to make sure you never miss an episode, and get ready for a summer of fascinating mysteries, including Bigfoot and Planet X. Get three copies of The Week Junior's Science+Nature magazine for just £5. sciencenature.theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast is the place to claim yours.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/08/21·18m 39s

The Week Junior's Summer of Reading Challenge

It's a slightly different episode of The Week Junior Show this week. Just like you, we're on our summer hols! Normal service resumes next week. Find out more about the Summer of Reading challenge at theweekjunior.co.uk/summerofreading. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
06/08/21·43m 9s

Team GB and incredible fossils

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about the Team GB gold rush at the Olympics, an incredible fossil find and one animal’s unusual survival skills. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether reducing waste is better than recycling. Find out more about the Summer of Reading challenge at theweekjunior.co.uk/summerofreading. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30/07/21·26m 21s

Summer jobs, butterfly counting, and the Olympics

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about the start of the Olympic Games, the Big Butterfly Count and the funniest class in the UK. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether young people should have summer jobs. Find out more about the Summer of Reading challenge at theweekjunior.co.uk/summerofreading. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23/07/21·26m 48s

South Asian Heritage Month and good panda news

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about the exciting conclusion of the men’s European football championships, South Asian Heritage Month and some very good news about Pandas. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether fantasy fiction is better than reality fiction. Find out more about the Summer of Reading challenge at theweekjunior.co.uk/summerofreading. You can sign up for the special free online event at tinyurl.com/TWJ-SOR2021. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16/07/21·25m 44s

Our centenary episode: NHS awards, cereal boxes, and microchipping pets

On this week’s 100th episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about a very important baby gorilla, a special award for the NHS and how school pupils in Liverpool have helped change cereal boxes for the better. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether all pets should be microchipped. Find out more about the Summer of Reading challenge at theweekjunior.co.uk/summerofreading. You can sign up for the special free online event at tinyurl.com/TWJ-SOR2021.   Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. This isn’t the only podcast from The Week Junior. The Science + Nature magazine has its own Mysteries of Science podcast. There’s a new episode out on Monday all about alien life, and you can hear new episodes every fortnight all summer long. You can find it right here – search "Mysteries of Science"  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/07/21·25m 58s

Edible face masks and new banknotes

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about who has been put on Scotland’s new £50 note, an investigation into UFOs and a day devoted to gratitude. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether school days should be made longer. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. This isn’t the only podcast from The Week Junior. The Science + Nature magazine has its own Mysteries of Science podcast. There’s a new episode out on Monday all about alien life, and you can hear new episodes every fortnight all summer long. You can find it right here – search "Mysteries of Science"  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
02/07/21·22m 25s

Windrush Day and mega Zoom

We're talking Windrush Day, the pupils who sang to world leaders on a 'mega Zoom' and a record-setting ultra-runner. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether young people should have an arts allowance. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. This isn’t the only podcast from The Week Junior. The Science + Nature magazine has its own Mysteries of Science podcast. There’s a new episode out on Monday all about alien life, and you can hear new episodes every fortnight all summer long. You can find it right here – search "Mysteries of Science"  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25/06/21·24m 40s

Thank A Teacher Day and banning The Queen

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about Thank A Teacher Day, the heroes on the new honours list and the gorilla swapping Kent for the Congo. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about putting up pictures of the Queen. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. This isn’t the only podcast from The Week Junior. The Science + Nature magazine has its own Mysteries of Science podcast. There’s a new episode out on Monday all about alien life, and you can hear new episodes every fortnight all summer long. You can find it right here – search "Mysteries of Science"  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18/06/21·24m 48s

Donkey flowers and D-Day

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about donkeys helping to grow flowers, the commemoration of D-Day and plans for the deepest pool in the world. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether villains are more interesting than heroes. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. By the way, this isn’t the only podcast from The Week Junior. The Science + Nature magazine has its own Mysteries of Science podcast. There’s a new episode out on Monday all about alien life, and you can hear new episodes every fortnight all summer long. You can find it right here – search "Mysteries of Science"  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/06/21·22m 38s

UEFA EURO and snail slime soap

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show we’ll be talking about a national nature campaign, the Chinese rover rolling onto Mars, and this year’s biggest football tournament. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether we should be using snail slime soap. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. By the way, this isn’t the only podcast from The Week Junior. The Science + Nature magazine has its own Mysteries of Science podcast. There’s a new episode out on Monday all about alien life, and you can hear new episodes every fortnight all summer long. You can find it right here – search "Mysteries of Science"  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
04/06/21·23m 13s

Free money and Bike Week

On this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show, we’ll be talking about Bike Week, plans for a 'Summer of Play' and 50 years of movie makers Lucasfilm. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether adults should be given free money. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. By the way, this isn’t the only podcast from The Week Junior. The Science + Nature magazine has its own Mysteries of Science podcast. There’s a new episode out on Monday all about alien life, and you can hear new episodes every fortnight all summer long. You can find it right here – search "Mysteries of Science"  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
28/05/21·23m 42s

China's Mars mission and a nationwide beach clean

On this week’s show we’ll be talking about China landing a rover on Mars, a nationwide beach clean and some big football finals. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about ancient monuments. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21/05/21·30m 45s

Eid and fans owning football teams

On this week’s show, we’ll be talking about a change in COVID restriction rules, the holy festival of Eid and an exciting British swimmer. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about fans owning their favourite football teams. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14/05/21·19m 48s

Monkey friendships and Roman colosseums

This week we’ll be talking about Mental Health Awareness Week, what the Italian government has planned for the ancient colosseum in Rome and how some monkeys have formed an unlikely friendship. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether playtime should be supervised or not. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
07/05/21·21m 24s

Voting at 16 and football clubs leave social media

This week we’ll be talking about the COVID crisis in India, football clubs boycotting social media, and how wildcats could return to England and Wales. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about voting at 16. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30/04/21·23m 47s

Super Leagues and sea sponges

This week we’ll be talking about the football league that lasted only a few days, a new type of sea sponge, and the helicopter that flew on Mars. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about flights in the UK. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23/04/21·23m 24s

Prince Philip and the start of Ramadan

This week we’ll be talking about the death of Prince Philip, the start of Ramadan, and why octopuses are more like humans than you might think. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about seasons. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk And check out The Week Junior's new Science+Nature podcast, Mysteries of Science, wherever you're listening to this. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16/04/21·26m 40s

Colourful penguins and the next pandemic

A very colourful penguin, why ancient Egyptian mummies have been on the move, and a plan to protect the planet from future pandemics all star in this week's episode of The Week Junior Show. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about the Winter Olympics. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk And check out The Week Junior's new Science+Nature podcast, Mysteries of Science, wherever you're listening to this. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/04/21·25m 13s

BONUS: Mysteries of Science from The Week Junior's Science+Nature magazine

We've got a brand new podcast! It's called Mysteries of Science and is hosted by Dan and Ciaran from The Week Junior's Science+Nature magazine.  This first episode kicks off a brand new season of Mysteries of Science. Fortnightly episodes to come from May 31st. Find it wherever you're listening to this by searching for 'Mysteries of Science'.  In this first episode, is there a mysterious creature living in one of Scotland's largest lakes or could it all be an elaborate joke? Speaking with experts from Scotland and the rest of the UK, Dan and Ciaran go on a deep dive in their first investigation to check out theories around the Loch Ness Monster.  Get three copies of The Week Junior's Science+Nature magazine for just £5. sciencenature.theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast is the place to claim yours.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
06/04/21·24m 13s

Tokyo Olympics and four hidden planets

This week we’ll be talking about the Tokyo Olympic Games, how two teenagers found four hidden planets, and the brand new banknote. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about history. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk And check out The Week Junior's new Science+Nature podcast, Mysteries of Science, wherever you're listening to this. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
02/04/21·28m 16s

Digital art and rhinos in Yorkshire

This week we’ll be talking about a day of reflection, why a rhino has left Yorkshire to find a new home, and an fascinating historical discovery. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about digital art. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26/03/21·25m 38s

Meteorites and what is a census?

This week we’ll be talking about underwater forests, a rock from outer space that landed in the UK, and why everyone in England and Wales has been answering questions about themselves this month. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about maths. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/03/21·20m 35s

Flamingos and telly subtitles

This week we’ll be talking about a discovery that changed history, some inspirational award winners, and a fantastic flock of flamingos. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about watching the TV with subtitles. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/03/21·25m 45s

Video calls and how the government is spending its money

Anna, Flora and assistant editor of The Week Junior’s monthly Science+Nature magazine, Ciaran talk about why video calls can be so tiring, an inspiring fundraising marathon, and what the UK government is spending its money on this year. Plus, we'll have a debate all about cats vs dogs! Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/03/21·28m 57s

Route out of lockdown and fishing cats

Ben, Flora and assistant editor of The Week Junior’s monthly Science+Nature magazine, Ciaran talk about cats that go fishing, why algae could hold the secrets to success for life on Mars, and the route out of lockdown. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about city living versus life in the countryside. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26/02/21·33m 29s

Mars rover landing and the end of physical money

This week we’ll be talking about three missions to Mars, a surprising discovery at Stonehenge, and the latest political events in the US. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about money. We record The Week Junior Show from our homes every week. We had a little problem with the connection between everyone this week. Apologies if the audio quality isn't what you usually expect from us – we'll be back to normal next week. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/02/21·25m 40s

Lunar New Year and Scottish rugby

This week, Flora, Kaye, Bex and Ciaran talk about Lunar New Year, sometimes called the Chinese New Year, a great week for Scotland’s rugby team, and the world’s smallest reptile. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about TV shows. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/02/21·27m 15s

Large dino discovery and what's happening in Myanmar

Ciaran, Michael, Vanessa and Bex talk about what could be the largest dinosaur ever found, a dramatic week in the Asian nation of Myanmar, and some very good dogs. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about travel... Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. There's a new episode every Friday where writers and editors discuss and digest bits from that week's issue. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/02/21·26m 25s

Historic space flights and fiction books

Electrifying animals, protests in Russia, and a historic spaceflight all feature in this week's episode. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about fiction books. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29/01/21·22m 57s

Joe Biden becomes US President

This week we’ll be talking about some very clever monkeys, the new US President, and record-breaking mountaineers. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about athletes and the COVID-19 vaccine. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22/01/21·23m 55s

Trump's riots and your right to roam

This week, Vanessa, Ciaran, Michael and Bex talk about a riot in the United States of America, some very cheeky parrots, and some clever stuff on the International Space Station. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about where it’s okay to go for walks. Should the Right to Roam be extended to the whole of the UK? Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
15/01/21·25m 12s

COVID vaccines and giant goldfish

Happy New Year! In the first episode of The Week Junior Show in 2021, we’ll be talking about the incredible work on the COVID-19 vaccines, how hundreds of new species were discovered last year, and a dinosaur that dazzled all who saw it. Plus, seeing as it’s the new year, we’ll have a debate all about resolutions. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/01/21·22m 15s

Our favourite stories from 2020

Today's the last day of 2020 and we’ll be taking a look back at the year and picking out some of our favourite stories.  This year, we featured 147 stories on the podcast, plus all of our Real or Rubbishes.  Coronavirus dominated the news this year, but as with our bumper issue of the magazine, we wanted to focus on non-Covid related stories. We’ve picked the stories that made us laugh, made us think, or have stuck with us throughout the year. We’ve also tried to get a real mix of stories: everything from dinosaurs to Mars, cows to cycling. We’d love to hear what everyone listening most enjoyed from 2020’s The Week Junior Show. Send us an email to hello@theweekjunior.co.uk to let us know what stories you loved, and which ones made you think, from the last year. See you in 2021.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
31/12/20·32m 11s

Mince pies: disgusting?

 This week we’ll be talking about how the world’s tallest mountain just got taller, a new discovery about how humans survived the Ice Age, and a Viking treasure hoard. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about mince pies – Ben and Ciaran spar off. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18/12/20·26m 47s

Coronavirus vaccines and favourite teachers

This week we’ll be talking about the coronavirus vaccine, how a telescope found a million new galaxies, and the world’s best teachers. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about female athletes. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/12/20·26m 30s

Diego Maradona and a debate about world leaders

This week we’ll be talking about Christmas, an Ice Age discovery, and one of the planet’s most talented footballers. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about world leaders and we’ll even hear from England football manager Gareth Southgate. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
04/12/20·22m 42s

Christmas with corona and carol concerts

Flora, Bex, Ciaran and Michael talk about the UK’s Christmas coronavirus plans, a modern day Noah’s Ark, and what words have changed the world this year. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about Christmas concerts. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/11/20·24m 55s

Lewis Hamilton and brutalist buildings

Anna, Bex, Ciaran and Michael talk about how the UK’s best Formula One driver has made history, why otters are so clever, and some good news from the scientists working on ways to tackle the coronavirus. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about a divisive type of architecture. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20/11/20·24m 51s

President Biden and a debate about Christmas

Flora, Ciaran, Ben and Bex talk about the next US president, an important day of remembrance, and how an octopus tastes its food. Plus, our debate is all about one of the most exciting days of the year: Christmas. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/11/20·28m 24s

US election and flying to the moon

This week we’ll be talking about new plans to tackle the coronavirus, the US elections, and why a new discovery could boost plans to send humans back to the Moon. Plus, we’ll have a debate about Minecraft. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
06/11/20·24m 3s

Should Halloween be banned?

We're talking about the best trees in the country, a beetle with superpowers, and we’ll find out how a spacecraft completed a daring mission millions of miles away. Plus, we’ll have a debate about Halloween – should it be banned? Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30/10/20·22m 29s

Desert lines and Ice Age signs

This week, Dave, Bex, Michael and Vanessa are talking about mysterious lines carved into a desert, an Ice Age adventure told through fossilised footprints, and the UK’s most influential people with disabilities. Plus, we’ll have a debate about football teams. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23/10/20·23m 22s

Fat bears and drive-in events

This week we’ll be talking about the governments new plans to tackle coronavirus, the special citizens honoured by the Queen for her birthday, and some very fat bears. Plus, we'll have a debate about drive-in events. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16/10/20·24m 7s

Flying paramedics and the return of bowing

This week we’ll be talking about how a paramedic learned to fly, the whales that have swum their way to freedom, and a day raising awareness of mental health. Plus, we’ll have a debate about whether we should all start bowing and curtseying more. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award-nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/10/20·26m 34s

Poo knives and rat heroes

This week we’ll be talking about an important month to celebrate history, why knives made of poo have won an award, and a hero rat that has been awarded for its bravery. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about leftover food. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
02/10/20·25m 7s

Life on Venus (kinda) and a new anti-bulling campaign

This week we’ll be talking about the new coronavirus restrictions, an anti-bullying campaign, and rumours of alien life in the solar system. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about exams. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25/09/20·24m 21s

Humans trusting robots and sleeping in stables

This week, Michael, Flora, Ben and Bex talk about some new coronavirus rules, a seal ranger, and outer space bacteria. Plus, we’ll be having a debate all about whether humans can trust robots. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18/09/20·25m 23s

Roald Dahl and punctuation, does it matter?

Felicity, Ciaran, Ben and Bex talk about some good news for the world’s loneliest elephant, a new hygiene campaign, and a day of celebrations for author Roald Dahl. Plus, we have a debate all about whether we really need punctuation. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/09/20·23m 35s

One of Britain's best spies plus the good thing about boredom

This week we find out how floating rocks are saving Australia's biggest reef and Bex talks to Vanessa about someone who spied for Britain during the Second World War. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.ukPopjam: @TheWeekJuniorEmail: hello@theweekjunior.co.ukMake sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.ukSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
04/09/20·26m 14s

De'Graft Mensah of CBBC's Newsround

Bex and Ciaran chat to De'Graft Mensah of CBBC's Newsround about how they've made the show during lockdown and changes they're making to the way it's airing!  Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
01/09/20·27m 49s

Back to school after lockdown

This week, Felicity, Flora, Ciaran and Bex are talking about going back to school, how mental health has affected people during lockdown, and the secret lives of sharks. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about authors! Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
28/08/20·22m 1s

Exam results and the best season

This week we’ll be talking about terror crocodiles, baby turtles, and we’ll find out what’s been going on with exam results this week. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about summer. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21/08/20·22m 46s

Pooping penguins and rereading books

This week, Flora, Michael, Ciaran and Bex talk about pooping penguins, a brilliant mountaineer, and a mammoth discovery. Plus, as it’s the summer of reading, we’ll be having a debate all about reading a book more than once... Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14/08/20·20m 39s

Life on Mars and brilliant birds

Record-breaking cyclists, brilliant birds, and a new mission to find life on Mars all feature in this week's Week Junior Show with Bex, Vanessa, Dave and Ciaran. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about art galleries. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
07/08/20·27m 11s

Insect TV shows and should we limit money

This week we’ll find out how insects could soon start filming their friends, why we all like a nice round number, and we will also be talking about the return of the UK’s art galleries. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about billionaires. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
31/07/20·22m 15s

Banksy and butterfly counts

Felicity, Michael, Ciaran and Bex talk about a coronavirus vaccine, counting butterflies, and how a battle 1,000 years ago determined what we have for lunch today. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about art. Banksy spray-painted rats in masks on the London Underground the other week. Is that art? Don't forget to listen to our chat with Michael Rosen in your podcast feed – just scroll back! Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode: Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the award nominated news show for kids from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24/07/20·23m 14s

Michael Rosen answers your questions

Bex and Michael from the Week Junior chat to author and poet Michael Rosen in an interview recorded in March 2020. He answers your questions and tells us about his family history! Get in touch Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the British Podcast Awards nominated current affairs programme from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22/07/20·24m 40s

Gorillas and virus finding dogs

This week we’ll be talking about the world’s rarest gorilla species, how reading habits have changed during lockdown, and we’ll find out about the dogs joining the fight against the coronavirus. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about books. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the British Podcast Awards nominated current affairs programme from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17/07/20·19m 58s

Summer reads and big breakfasts

This week, Ciaran, Vanessa and Anna talk to Bex about a summer reading challenge, giant wombats, and the wildlife on the white cliffs of Dover. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about breakfast. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the British Podcast Awards nominated current affairs programme from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/07/20·25m 8s

Lion whiskers and the NHS

This week we’ll be talking about why lion’s whiskers could help conservationists, a celebration of the NHS, and an ancient 13 year old female warrior who’s making the news. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about watching football from home. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the British Podcast Awards nominated current affairs programme from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
03/07/20·22m 44s

Robot pets and the Marianas Trench

This week we’ll be talking about the UK’s most famous stone circle, some bird-like prehistoric crocodiles, and a history-making dive. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about robot pets. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the British Podcast Awards nominated current affairs programme from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
26/06/20·22m 17s

Marcus Rashford and Stonehenge's evolution

This week, Kaye, Ciaran and Michael talk about a dinosaur’s final dinner, a footballer’s successful food campaign, and one of America’s most well-loved bears. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about protests in sport. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the British Podcast Awards nominated current affairs programme from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/06/20·19m 42s

The Titanic and a garden of moths

Felicity, Bex, Michael and Ciaran talk about the world’s oldest land animal, an important week of events, and a brilliant nature-lover’s garden discoveries. They also debate all about what should happen to the Titanic shipwreck. Plus, The BT Young Pioneer Award is hosting a competition to find the brightest young technology talent in the UK. Your task is to invent a piece of technology that will help solve a problem that matters to you. Visit tech4goodawards.com. The closing date for entries is 30th June. Tell us what you think of the podcast, what your opinion on the Big Debate is, or what's happening in the world around you and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the British Podcast Awards nominated current affairs programme from the team behind The Week Junior magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
12/06/20·23m 39s

Protests and a mission to space

This week, we’ll be talking about important protests in the USA, a history-making space mission, and the return of professional football to the UK. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about British food. Tell us what you think and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the current affairs podcast from the same team behind The Week Junior magazine, with the help of the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
05/06/20·24m 38s

Titanic, wolves and toothless dinosaurs

This week we’ll be talking about a new expedition to the Titanic wreck, a toothless dinosaur, and an important new law. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about wolves and their possible return to the UK. Tell us what you think and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the current affairs podcast from the same team behind The Week Junior magazine, with the help of the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29/05/20·25m 46s

School uniforms at home and cardboard cars

This week we’ll be talking about a salad from space, a reason to love moths, and outdoor activity that has taken off across the country. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about school uniforms. Tell us what you think and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the current affairs podcast from the same team behind The Week Junior magazine, with the help of the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22/05/20·20m 29s

Mental health and child names

Editor-in-Chief Anna, Features Editor Ben and writer Michael talk about a museum mystery, a secret to koala survival, and an event raising awareness of mental health. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about names. Tell us what you think and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the current affairs podcast from the same team behind The Week Junior magazine, with the help of the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
15/05/20·23m 57s

VE Day and videogames

Kaye, Michael, Bex and Felicity talk about a big celebration, the surprising return of a rare species of toad, and record-breaking rowers. Plus, they have a debate all about video games. Are they good, are they bad? Tell us what you think and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the current affairs podcast from the same team behind The Week Junior magazine, with the help of the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/05/20·17m 26s

Football season and Harry Potter marathons

This week we’ll be talking about the UK’s new bird arrivals, a history-making telescope, and some inspirational fundraisers. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about football. Get in touch with the team and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the current affairs podcast from the same team behind The Week Junior magazine, with the help of the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
01/05/20·19m 45s

Concerts at home and Michael moo'ing

This week we’ll be talking about friendly flamingos, fundraising heroes, and the musicians coming together at home. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about burgers. Get in touch with the team and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. The Week Junior Show is the current affairs podcast from the same team behind The Week Junior magazine, with the help of the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24/04/20·22m 27s

Pig igloos and mining the Moon

The Week Junior Show is the current affairs podcast from the same team behind The Week Junior magazine. This week the team chat about pig igloos, an important religious festival, and we’re cracking open a mystery about eggs. Plus, we’ll be debating what humans should and should not be allowed to do in space. Get in touch with the team and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17/04/20·23m 32s

Apollo 13 and a message from the Queen

This week, Bex, Ciaran and Felicity are joined by The Week Junior's Art Director, Dave. We’ll get some explosive new information about the world’s biggest fish, join a mission to the Moon, and hear about the Queen’s special address to the country. Plus, we’ll be debating where the best place to see a film is: home or cinema.  Get in touch with the team and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/04/20·22m 13s

Comic books and saying thanks

This week, The Week Junior team find out about a wonder chicken, we take a look at the best tree in Europe, and we learn more about how to say thank you to the hard-working people across the UK. Plus, we’ll be having a debate all about comic books. Get in touch with the team and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
03/04/20·20m 47s

Spaghetti trees and whale vomit

Features editor Ben, writer Michael and assistant editor of The Week Junior’s monthly Science+Nature magazine, Stevie chat to Bex about what's going on in the world. This week we’ll be celebrating an animal success story, finding out about a VERY old sport, and we’ll be hearing from you about how you’re adapting to life under the new coronavirus rules. Plus, we’ll be having a debate all about April Fool’s pranks... Get in touch with the team and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/03/20·20m 25s

Closing schools and stories of hope

We're recording this episode of The Week Junior Show from across the UK because, just like you, the place we go to work every day is closed.  Today, the Week Junior team chat about stories of home, reusable toilet paper and some very special awards.  Get in touch with the team and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20/03/20·21m 38s

Shakespeare and two types of panda

The Week Junior team talk about the secret of a good night’s sleep, a red panda breakthrough and the secrets of the Sun. Plus, they have a debate all about Shakespeare. What are your thoughts? Get in touch with the team and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/03/20·21m 34s

Coronavirus and relaxed theatre shows

The Week Junior team chat new technology that uses stinky fruits, the benefits of connecting with nature, and we learn the facts about the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. Plus, the team debate whether theatres should be putting on more relaxed performances. What are your thoughts? Get in touch with the team and we might use your messages in a future podcast episode! Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you're listening to this. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
06/03/20·22m 59s

BONUS: The Space Programme

Subscribe to The Space Programme by searching for it wherever you're listening to this or by tapping here: https://podfollow.com/tsp The Space Programme is a brand new radio drama from the UK's children's radio station, Fun Kids. Listen to it wherever you get your podcasts and hear it first, 4:30pm every Friday on Fun Kids.
04/03/20·9m 35s

World Book Day and human rights for animals

This week, the Week Junior Team are talking about World Book Day, jellyfish mucus, and an inspirational scientist. Plus, they're asking whether apes should have human rights.  PLUS: Have you ever wanted to interview a poet, writer and former children’s laureate? Now’s your chance. We're interviewing Michael Rosen, who has written many novels and poetry books, and we want your questions. They can be about anything: where he gets his ideas from, his favourite poems, or even what he has for breakfast. Grab a grown-up and record yourself asking one, or more questions, and send it to hello@theweekjunior.co.uk. We will ask Michael a selection of your questions, and you can hear them in a future podcast coming soon. For us to be able to use your questions, we need to have received them by 3rd March at the latest, so make sure you don’t miss out – send them over today! Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you get your podcast! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
28/02/20·18m 31s

Deadly dinosaurs and smart running shoes

Felicity, Vanessa and Ciaran talk about a deadly new dinosaur, an unlikely friendship and some brave campaigners. Plus, they debate technology in sport. Tell us what you think about anything in the podcast and you could be featured in it! Send an audio recording or a video to the details below or leave us a five star review wherever you get your podcasts.  Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you get your podcast! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
21/02/20·17m 33s

The Oscars and defacing books

Bex is joined by Editor of The Week Junior, Felicity and writers Michael and Ciaran. This week they're talking about clapping seals, the internet, and the film industry’s biggest award ceremony. Plus, they debate books: drawing in them, breaking their spines, and more. PLUS: Have you ever wanted to interview a Dalek, a member of the Thunderbirds or Grandpa Pig from Peppa Pig? This month we will be interviewing actor David Graham, who has played all of those roles and more during his lengthy career, and we want your questions. For us to be able to use your questions, we need to have received them by 19th February at the latest.  Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you get your podcast! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
14/02/20·17m 48s

Bees on Notre Dame and the insides of a great white shark

Managing editor Vanessa, writer Michael and editor of The Week Junior’s monthly Science and Nature magazine, Dan talk about some out-of-this-world photos, bees on the roof of a famous Paris cathedral, and great white sharks. They also debate whether cameras should be allowed in courtrooms. What do you think? Get in touch with the team on the details below. PLUS: Have you ever wanted to interview a Dalek, a member of the Thunderbirds or Grandpa Pig from Peppa Pig? This month we will be interviewing actor David Graham, who has played all of those roles and more during his lengthy career, and we want your questions. For us to be able to use your questions, we need to have received them by 19th February at the latest.  Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you get your podcast! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
07/02/20·19m 44s

Isolation in schools and Spotify for dogs

This week the Week Junior team are talking about brave swimmers, mental health, and mooing cows. Plus, they debate the topic of isolation booths in schools. Let us know your thoughts... Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you get your podcast! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
31/01/20·17m 12s

Trees and Scottish Independence

From ancient trees to a tortoise hero and three record-breaking brothers, the Week Junior Team recap the latest news. We also chat about whether Scotland should have another independence vote. Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you get your podcast! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
24/01/20·16m 32s

Frozen, some itchy puffins and Gritter Thunberg

The Week Junior Show is from the same people that make The Week Junior Magazine. This week, the team chat about a tech show in Las Vegas and debate whether Saturday jobs are good things or not.  Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you get your podcast! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
17/01/20·16m 12s

Galloping crocodiles and awards season

The Week Junior Show is from the same people that make The Week Junior Magazine. This week, the team chat about some real-life Wonder Women, our New Year's resolutions, and musical anthems for other planets...  Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you get your podcast! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/01/20·17m 44s

The Week Junior Show: Best of 2019

That’s it for The Week Junior Show in 2019! We won’t be here next week, but make sure you’re subscribed so that you get the latest episode when we return on 10th January. We’d love to hear what you’re most excited for in 2020 – grab a grown-up, record a short voice note and send it to us at hello@theweekjunior.co.uk and you could appear on the next episode of the show.  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25/12/19·14m 49s

Sports Personality of the Year and a Christmas surprise!

Ciaran, Michael, Stevie and Bex sit down and chat about BBC Sports Personality of The Year, how a man dressed as a fish finger received 309 votes in 2017's General Election, and Greta being named as TIME's Person of The Year. Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you get your podcast! The Week Junior Show is from the same people that make The Week Junior Magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
20/12/19·18m 31s

The apple that doesn’t go off and expensive Christmas trees

Vanessa, Michael and Ben sit down to chat about the latest stories including a big sleep-out in aid of homelessness charities and some of their favourite places in the world. Remember to send us your voice memos and comments and you could be in the podcast next week!  Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you get your podcast! The Week Junior Show is from the same people that make The Week Junior Magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/12/19·18m 30s

Star Wars and should bands tour?

Ciaran, Michael, Bex and Felicity chat Queen Elizabeth I, the power of books, and we'll be travelling to a galaxy far, far away to chat all about Star Wars. Plus, the team will be debating whether bands should still be going on tour. It comes after Coldplay say they won't tour their newest album, Everyday Life, for environmental reasons.  Remember to send us your voice memos and comments and you could be in the podcast next week!  Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you get your podcast! The Week Junior Show is from the same people that make The Week Junior Magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
06/12/19·18m 10s

Playground games and the World Wide Web

Felicity, Stevie, Bex and Ciaran chat all about the latest news including rare crocodiles, the history of the World Wide Web, and a special discovery in Peru.  As mentioned by Ciaran in the podcast, you can check out the first ever web page here: https://tinyurl.com/twj-www  We also find out your thoughts on whether Christmas songs should be banned from stores and debate this week's hot topic: Should some games should be banned from the playground? Remember to send us your voice memos and comments and you could be in the podcast next week!  Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe wherever you get your podcast! The Week Junior Show is from the same people that make The Week Junior Magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
29/11/19·16m 5s

Christmas music and designing The Week Junior's magazine cover

Vanessa, Bex and Ciaran are joined by The Week Junior's Art Director Dave who's talking about what he does and how you can end up on the cover of the magazine!  Vanessa and Ciaran also go head-to-head over Christmas tunes in our big debate and we find out what peanut butter and parking fines have to do with each other...  Remember to send us your voice memos and comments and you could be in the podcast next week!  Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online. The Week Junior Show is from the same people that make The Week Junior Magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
22/11/19·19m 19s

Extinction Rebellion and woolly mammoths

Felicity, Bex, Ciaran and Michael are back and are discussing what's happening in the world right now.  They chat about ancient woolly mammoths, an incredible boxer and debate whether environmental protesters like Extinction Rebellion should be allowed to block traffic. We also hear what you think about our debate from last week's episode on whether young footballers should be allowed to head the ball or not. Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online. The Week Junior Show is from the same people that make The Week Junior Magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
15/11/19·17m 21s

Remembrance Sunday and headers in football

From Nazca Lines to King Richard III, Remembrance Sunday and more, Bex, Felicity, Ciaran and Michael discuss what's happening in the world right now. We also hear your thoughts on whether there should be a general election. To be featured in the next episode, ask an adult to record your views on their phone and send them to the details below!  Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online. The Week Junior Show is from the same people that make The Week Junior Magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
08/11/19·17m 17s

General Elections and favourite paintings

Bex, Ben, Felicity and Stevie digest the latest news from The Week Junior. The Week Junior Show is from the same cool people that make The Week Junior Magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior This episode is about General Elections and we find out what you think of scary movies. Remember to get in touch with us and you might hear your view in the podcast! Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
01/11/19·16m 15s

Scary films, favourite words and newly discovered mummies

Michael, Vanessa, Ciaran and Bex digest the latest news from The Week Junior. The Week Junior Show is from the same cool people that make The Week Junior Magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior With Halloween around the corner, they're chatting about scary films and whether we should watch them. They also share their favourite words and tell us about a real life spooky discovery. Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
25/10/19·17m 25s

Fat bears, Fortnite and chances to win

Felicity, Dan, Ciaran and Bex chat about what happened to Fortnite, animals that hibernate for the winter and give you the chance to win loads of goodies. They also debate whether it's right for organisations to accept money from fossil fuel companies. Is the money needed or does it support people that hurt our planet? Let us know your thoughts by sending a voice memo to the details below... The Week Junior Show is from the same cool people that make The Week Junior Magazine. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
18/10/19·18m 58s

Funny superstitions and TWJ's 200th issue!

Bex, Ciaran and Michael are joined by Anna, The Week Junior's Editor in Chief, to celebrate the 200th issue of the magazine! If you want to give the magazine a read, use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior They also chat about strange superstitions and marvellous museums. Plus, would you donate 1% of your earnings to charity? Let us know by sending a voice memo to the details below... Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
10/10/19·20m 27s

Farting contests and robot gymnastics

Vanessa, Bex, Michael and Ben from The Week Junior chat about the news and what's going on in the world.  This week, we hear about robots doing gymnastics, whether a four-day working week is a good idea, and they share some of their favourite facts!  Subscribe to the podcast now so you never miss an episode and don't forget to tell your friends about it! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
04/10/19·19m 27s

Crazy Science, Penguins and Should Loot Boxes be Banned?

The gang are back talking about everything that's happening in the world right now, including a penguin that has travelled a very very long way, awards for crazy science studies and whether loot boxes should be allowed in gaming. Subscribe to the podcast now so you never miss an episode and don't forget to tell your friends about it! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
27/09/19·16m 44s

Car-free cities, the Rugby World Cup and funny animal noises

In this episode, the Week Junior team discuss car-free days, how the team get everything correct week-after-week, and the Rugby World Cup! Subscribe to the podcast now so you never miss an episode and don't forget to tell your friends about it! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
19/09/19·15m 46s

Loch Ness Monster and meat-eating plants

Felicity, Michael, Dan and Bex find out about what's happening the world right now.  In this episode, they discuss plants that eat animals, whether the Loch Ness Monster could be real (or eel), and whether cameras could be in your classrooms. Subscribe to the podcast now so you never miss an episode and don't forget to tell your friends about it! Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13/09/19·15m 38s

Brexit, UK politics and the moons of Jupiter

The Week Junior team – Felicity, Michael, Ciaran and Bex – break down what's happening in UK Parliament right now.  Subscribe to the podcast now so you never miss an episode and don't forget to tell your friends about it! Also in this episode, will Oyster card nails become a thing of the future and if you could name a moon, what would you call it? Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior  Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
06/09/19·21m 39s

Amazon rainforest fires and racism in football

This week the team discusses why the Amazon rainforest is in the news and why it needs greater protection. Felicity, Vanessa, Bex and Ciaran also chat about their favourite moments in sport and the problem of racism in football. Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Subscribe to the podcast now so you never miss an episode and don't forget to tell your friends about it! Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
30/08/19·19m 1s

Greta Thunberg and the future of exams

Ciaran, Michael, Bex and Vanessa chat about climate campaigner Greta Thunberg trip across the Atlantic and whether Amazon packages might soon be delivered through open windows...  The Week Junior Show is the podcast that helps you make sense of the world, created by the people who work on the magazine.  In this episode, we also go behind-the-scenes and find out what Managing Editor Vanessa does.  Subscribe to the podcast now so you never miss an episode and don't forget to tell your friends about it!  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Get in touch with the team – Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
23/08/19·20m 40s

Film remakes and life on the moon

In this edition of the Week Junior Show, Felicity, Bex, Ciaran and Ben debate whether film remakes are good or bad, if harmonica-blowing referees could be making their way to a football pitch near you, and we chat about what might be living on the moon... The Week Junior Show is the podcast that helps you make sense of the world, created by the people who work on the magazine. Subscribe now so you never miss an episode. If you're not a Week Junior subscriber, use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
16/08/19·19m 58s

Flying across the Channel and the Fortnite World Cup

It's the first episode of the Week Junior Show, the podcast that helps you make sense of the world. This week, we're looking at the story of Franky Zapata who flew across the English Channel, a Harry Potter book that sold for £28,500 at auction and a roaring success for India’s wild tiger population! Subscribe now so you never miss an episode. Website: https://theweekjunior.co.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk  Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people on the internet.  Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine: dennismags.co.uk/theweekjunior  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
09/08/19·17m 11s
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