The Week Junior UK - 03.08.2019

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Buildapollinator


palacethissummer


ProjectPollinate isacompetition by
EcoAttractions that aims toraise
awareness of the decline in the
numbers of insect pollinators.
The competition is open to anyone
who is 16 and under,who lives in
the UK.To enter,you’ll need to design
and buildapollinator palace, or bug
hotel.Participants have the chance
to winavariety of environment and
science-themed prizes.Formore
information on how to enter,visit
ecoattractions.com/green-action

Haveagoatbuilding
apollinator palace.

What’sgoingonatyourschool?Haveyoutakenpartinasportingevent,
putonashowordonesomethingfuntoraisemoney?Whateveryou’re
upto ,wewanttohearaboutitathello@theweekjunior.co. uk

TheChildren’sSleepCharity


TheChildren’sSleepCharityaimstohelpchildren
getagoodnight’ssleep.Ito ffersarangeof
servicesfromworkingwithparentstotraining
professionalsintheNHS.Throughworkshops,
clinicsandwrittenmaterialsitcanhelppeople
understandanddevelophealthy
sleeppatterns.Headtoitswebsite
tofindplentyofusefultipsand
trickstoh elpyougetareally
restfulnight’ssleep,hereat
thechildrenssleepcharity.org.uk

CHARITYOFTHE WEEK


Editor’s note


Editor


It’s been quitethe weekfor
eye-catchingstories–not leastthe
news that the UK’s Met Officehas
nowofficiallyconfirmed25July as
thecountry’s hottest dayonrecord,
with Cambridge University Botanic
Gardenreachingasizzling 38.7°C.
Across Europe,other heatrecordshavebeen broken –
seeourstory onpage 2.
Elsewhereinthis week’s issueIparticularly love the
brilliant shipwreckdiscovery onpage 14,the wonderful
“chicken whisperer”–Irene Fleming onpage 9, the
humungous dinosaur bonefound in Franceonpage 6
andEgan Bernal–the youngestwinnerof the
world-famouscyclingrace,the Tour de France, in 110
years. Theotherstory that gotusall talking in last
Monday’seditorial meetingwasthe firsteverFornite
World Cup, in whichsomeof the winnerswalked away
with millionsof pounds in prizemoney. Is this a
showcase of someof the bestgamingtalent in the
world –similarto other gamesof skill such as chess–or
simplyawaste of time?Letusknowwhatyouthinkby
emailing us athello@theweekjunior.co. uk


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The Week Junior•3August 2019


Twenty-sixstorybookshavebeenwrittenat
WoodlandsPupilReferralUnitaspartofapop-up
literaturefestivalforschools.Theyarenowon
displayforpeopletoread,enjoyandusetoget
ideasfortheirownstories.Itwasint hesummer
termwhenpupilsatWoodlandswroteadventure
stories.TheybeganbyreadingstorieslikePigsticks
andHarold and the Incredible Journeyand
Rastamouse and Da Bag-a Bling.Thenpupil screated

theirownstories,inventingnewcharactersand
sendingthemonadventures.“Welearnedabout
howtocreatesuspenseandusedescriptive
languagetowriteourstories.”explainedDaniyal,
agedeight.Thechildrenalsohadthechanceto
meetsomegrown-upauthors.“Itwasfantastic
meetingAlexMilwaybecauseheshowedmehow
todrawPigsticksandHarold!”said
nine-year-oldAnthony.

Names:Alfie,Leith, Daniyal and Tyrell, pupils atWoodlands PRU, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.


JOKE OF


THE WEEK


“What did one
say to the other?coffee
Ilikeyou alatte!”
Alexander

Junior
Roving Reporter

AlexMilway’s
demonstration.

Some of the
students involved.
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