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The Week Junior Show

Fun Kids UK

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.

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.

Location:

United Kingdom

Networks:

Fun Kids UK

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

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

8/5/2022
Use code PODCAST for a six week free trial of The Week Junior magazine at theweekjunior.co.uk/podcast 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 and the UK's children's radio station, Fun...

Duration:00:25:30

Wasps and the Commonwealth Games

7/29/2022
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.uk Popjam:...

Duration:00:17:47

Heatwaves and smartphone addiction

7/22/2022
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.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...

Duration:00:19:27

The next Prime Minister and UK heatwaves

7/15/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email:...

Duration:00:23:26

Plastic problems and toy libraries

7/8/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting...

Duration:00:21:45

Women's EUROs and cartoon clothes

7/1/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email:...

Duration:00:20:44

CBBC on live TV and flights to Rwanda

6/24/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email:...

Duration:00:26:40

Refugees and rewilding

6/17/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult...

Duration:00:27:10

Vote of No Confidence and reading for fun

6/10/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email:...

Duration:00:21:39

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

6/3/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people...

Duration:00:19:26

Farting footballers and finishing food

5/27/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate,...

Duration:00:24:43

Eurovision and bee-friendly bus stops

5/20/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and don't forget to rate,...

Duration:00:20:39

The Big Plastic Count and orange juice cereal

5/13/2022
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.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...

Duration:00:31:26

Inspirational astronauts and Eid

5/6/2022
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.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...

Duration:00:24:04

French elections and Taylor Swift's millipede

4/29/2022
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.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...

Duration:00:19:45

Dragon discoveries and lockdown parties

4/22/2022
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.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...

Duration:00:21:31

Stephen Lawrence Day and hot cross buns

4/14/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting...

Duration:00:21:04

Pics of pets and the history of maps

4/8/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people...

Duration:00:25:46

Oscars history and protesting in sport

4/1/2022
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.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...

Duration:00:24:58

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

3/25/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before...

Duration:00:21:21