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

Meteorites and what is a census?

This week we’ll be talking about underwater forests, a rock from outer space that landed in the UK, and why everyone in England and Wales has been answering questions about themselves this month. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about maths.

Flamingos and telly subtitles

This week we’ll be talking about a discovery that changed history, some inspirational award winners, and a fantastic flock of flamingos. Plus, we’ll have a debate all about watching the TV with subtitles.
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Video calls and how the government is spending its money

Anna, Flora and assistant editor of The Week Junior’s monthly Science+Nature magazine, Ciaran talk about why video calls can be so tiring, an inspiring fundraising marathon, and what the UK government is spending its money on this year. Plus, we’…

Route out of lockdown and fishing cats

Ben, Flora and assistant editor of The Week Junior’s monthly Science+Nature magazine, Ciaran talk about cats that go fishing, why algae could hold the secrets to success for life on Mars, and the route out of lockdown. Plus, we’ll have a de…

Mars rover landing and the end of physical money

This week we’ll be talking about three missions to Mars, a surprising discovery at Stonehenge, and the latest political events in the US. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about money.
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Lunar New Year and Scottish rugby

This week, Flora, Kaye, Bex and Ciaran talk about Lunar New Year, sometimes called the Chinese New Year, a great week for Scotland’s rugby team, and the world’s smallest reptile. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about TV shows.
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Large dino discovery and what’s happening in Myanmar

Ciaran, Michael, Vanessa and Bex talk about what could be the largest dinosaur ever found, a dramatic week in the Asian nation of Myanmar, and some very good dogs. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about travel…
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Historic space flights and fiction books

Electrifying animals, protests in Russia, and a historic spaceflight all feature in this week’s episode. Plus, we’ll be having a debate about fiction books.
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Joe Biden becomes US President

This week we’ll be talking about some very clever monkeys, the new US President, and record-breaking mountaineers.
Plus, we’ll be having a debate about athletes and the COVID-19 vaccine.
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