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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

The Mini-Budget and Tips to avoid embarrassment

9/30/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure you ask an adult before contacting people online and...

Duration:00:21:28

Queen Elizabeth II's funeral

9/23/2022
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.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...

Remembering Queen Elizabeth II

9/16/2022
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.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,...

A New Prime Minister and The Secrets of Downing Street

9/9/2022
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...

Duration:00:23:23

Youngest flyer and back to school

9/2/2022
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.uk Popjam: @TheWeekJunior Email: hello@theweekjunior.co.uk Make sure...

Duration:00:21:14

School Uniforms and The Best Joke

8/26/2022
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.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:00:20:58

The Poo Patrol and a Mysterious Universe

8/19/2022
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.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:00:23:28

Can you make crisps out of jellyfish?

8/12/2022
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:00:23:46

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