65 episodes

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.

    Desert lines and Ice Age signs

    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.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

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    • 23 min
    Fat bears and drive-in events

    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.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 min
    Flying paramedics and the return of bowing

    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.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.

    • 26 min
    Poo knives and rat heroes

    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.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.

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

    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.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 min
    Humans trusting robots and sleeping in stables

    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.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.

    • 25 min

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