This week on FYI: For Your Info, the weekly news show from Sky Kids, the team speak to a BMX champion who wants to give everybody the chance to become a cyclist, regardless of their background. Plus, we investigate why a historical statue was pulled down in Bristol, and ask for your say on whether some statues should be removed!
Next week on FYI, is it too soon to not be wearing masks in school? We speak to a government medical advisor about the latest on covid restrictions. Plus, we meet young activist Gitanjali Rao, who’s on a mission to inspire other young people to fix the world’s problems.
If you love investigating fake news and the world around us then here’s some good news… we have launched the FYI News Club for schools.
We will provide everything you need for you and your teachers to help you get it going. It’s a great way to get together, watch FYI with your mates and investigate fake news, and find more info about the big stories.
And we want FYI News Clubs across the UK to come up with their own stories and even report for the show. Head to first.news/EducationTV now for all the details!
Young DofE participants and Award holders from across the UK have launched a new fund in memory of the charity’s founder, The Duke of Edinburgh. The Living Legacy Fund will give a million more young people the life changing opportunity to achieve a DofE Award over the next five years, building the self-belief, confidence and skills to feel ready to overcome anything life throws their way.
FYI is a weekly news show presented entirely by kids for kids. It aims to answer your big questions about news, current affairs and politics.
It will also give you the inside scoop on all the news everyone’s talking about in the playground, from entertainment, sport, TV and computer games to what’s trending online.
But that’s not all, FYI hosts Junior Prime Minister’s Questions, where you get to ask the country’s leader your very own questions! You can send us your questions below, and we’ll contact your parent or carer if we’d like to shortlist yours.
How to watch the show
Tune in to FYI on Sky News at 10.30am and 4.30pm every Saturday and 10.30am every Sunday and on Sky Kids platforms. Each new episode will also be here every Tuesday. Why not ask your teacher if you can watch it in school.
Take part in the show
Think of a question you’d like to ask the prime minister, send it to us below and we’ll contact your parent or carer if we’d like to shortlist yours.
You can also ask a question to psychologist Anna Williamson for the What’s On Your Mind section of the show, and send us your suggestions and comments about FYI.
Fill in as many of the question boxes below as you like.
The best way to protect yourself and other people is to Stay Alert. This means you must:
Stay at home as much as possible
Work from home if you can
Limit contact with other people
Keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible)
Wash your hands regularly for the length of time it takes to sing Happy Birthday twice
Do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms
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