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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.

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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.

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

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

    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.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. 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.

    • 21 min
    Poetry and slang in schools

    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.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. 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.

    • 22 min
    LEGO arms and robot homes

    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.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. 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.

    • 23 min
    Black History Month and James Bond

    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.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. 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.

    • 27 min
    Flower shows and wild selfies

    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.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. 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 min
    Emma Radacanu and the future of train travel

    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.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. 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.

    • 23 min

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