The Week Junior Show

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, w…

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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.
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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…

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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 s…

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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 …

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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 a…

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The End of the Olympics, Climate Change, and 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 deb…

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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 …

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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.
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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 reducin…

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