The Week Junior is loved in schools across the country. Take a look at the case studies below to find out how The Week Junior could transform reading in your school.
Why Tennyson Road Primary love The Week Junior
Find out why Tennyson Road Primary School's pupils and teachers love The Week Junior and how it is impacting on teaching and learning in this short video.
St Bede's Catholic Primary School's use of The Week Junior
"I’ve noticed a real improvement in pupils’ attitudes to reading since we’ve had The Week Junior. The never-ending series of interesting stories and news articles mean that levels of engagement have soared! Perhaps most importantly, the magazine has improved the reading skills of those children who usually struggle to read.."
How The Week Junior is improving English outcomes
"We had 35% more ‘greater depth’ readers this year, having used the magazine in the way described above. It gave them a renewed interest in reading, and for our reluctant readers in particular, brought back a sense of purpose and pleasure when it comes to reading."
The Week Junior in Tennyson Road Primary School
"We use The Week Junior in a variety of ways; it’s an incredibly flexible resource that can be used across the curriculum. In our school it is mainly used for independent reading because the children love reading it so much."
Teach Primary review
"The Week Junior is a fabulous news and activity magazine that offers young readers a variety of interesting stories from here, there and everywhere. It’s a weekly publication that not only dazzles children with information and knowledge, but also entertains with engaging activities."
Wodensborough Ormiston Academy's Enrichment Programme
"Since we began receiving weekly copies of The Week Junior, we have seen a students enthusiastically engage with the topics covered in the magazine and grow their confidence in public speaking and debating."
Packmoor Ormiston Academy and The Week Junior
“The Week Junior is an age-appropriate and engaging reading resource. The weekly topics featured in the magazine encourage all pupils to read for pleasure outside of class time. We work hard to seek exciting opportunities for both girls and boys to further develop a love of reading. The Week Junior helps to do just this.”
Primary School Management review
"The Week Junior is perfectly suited to media literacy lessons and news clubs, and its content can be readily adapted into thoughtful assemblies and homework activities. It can be used to support subjects across the curriculum and offers a superb way of enhancing, enriching and extending literacy content."
What our other readers think...
The Week Junior is a great resource for keeping children abreast of current affairs and supports reading within school.
I love reading this magazine because of all the interesting things l learn. I particularly like the Science and Technology part so that l can imagine the way things will go in the future.
The students have loved the magazine and continually ask when the new edition is out.
The best thing about The Week Junior is the content, it’s trustworthy, age-appropriate, high-quality current affairs for children.
Just a quick note to congratulate you on your fantastic magazine. My year 6 class love reading it and get excited every time our bursar brings in the pack containing the latest edition! Some of my boys really dislike reading, yet they enjoy working their way through the articles in The Week Junior. Anything that promotes children's love of reading and is highly educational at the same time is a sure winner. Keep up the great work!