The Week Junior Show

Hosted ByBex Lindsay

Join the team behind The Week Junior and Bex from Fun Kids to find out about the week's news.


All Episodes

Eid and fans owning football teams

On this week’s show, we’ll be talking about a change in COVID restriction rules, the holy festival of Eid and an exciting British swimmer. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about fans owning their favourite football teams.
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Monkey friendships and Roman colosseums

This week we’ll be talking about Mental Health Awareness Week, what the Italian government has planned for the ancient colosseum in Rome and how some monkeys have formed an unlikely friendship. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about whether pl…

Voting at 16 and football clubs leave social media

This week we’ll be talking about the COVID crisis in India, football clubs boycotting social media, and how wildcats could return to England and Wales. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about voting at 16.
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Super Leagues and sea sponges

This week we’ll be talking about the football league that lasted only a few days, a new type of sea sponge, and the helicopter that flew on Mars. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about flights in the UK.
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Prince Philip and the start of Ramadan

This week we’ll be talking about the death of Prince Philip, the start of Ramadan, and why octopuses are more like humans than you might think. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about seasons.
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Colourful penguins and the next pandemic

A very colourful penguin, why ancient Egyptian mummies have been on the move, and a plan to protect the planet from future pandemics all star in this week’s episode of The Week Junior Show. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about the Winter Olympics….

BONUS: Mysteries of Science from The Week Junior’s Science+Nature magazine

We’ve got a brand new podcast! It’s called Mysteries of Science and is hosted by Dan and Ciaran from The Week Junior’s Science+Nature magazine. 
This first episode kicks off a brand new season of Mysteries of Science. Fortnightly episodes to come…

Tokyo Olympics and four hidden planets

This week we’ll be talking about the Tokyo Olympic Games, how two teenagers found four hidden planets, and the brand new banknote. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about history.
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Digital art and rhinos in Yorkshire

This week we’ll be talking about a day of reflection, why a rhino has left Yorkshire to find a new home, and an fascinating historical discovery. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about digital art.
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