STEVE TEST FYI episode 75 mov


Sky Kids
Sky Kids FYI

This week, we remember the day the Second World War ended in Europe – VE Day – and find out what the grandchildren of Captain Tom – the most famous veteran today – think of his chart success and how he raised millions for the NHS. We report on the rescue of child prisoners abroad, in a country where many are locked up just for being homeless, and we take a look at footage of wild animals that have been invading our towns and cities!

FYI is presented entirely by kids and 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. Every fortnight FYI will host 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 Emma Kerry 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 by:

  • Washing your hands (with hot water and soap) for the length of time it takes to sing Happy Birthday twice
  • Using hand sanitiser if you have it
  • Coughing and sneezing into a tissue, then binning it. If you don’t have one, cough into your elbow, not your hand
  • Not touching your eyes, nose and mouth

The most accurate, up-to-date advice about health and travel linked to the coronavirus can be found at:

Tips for spotting ‘Fake News’!

Following the FYI report about Fake News, we’ve rundown just what you need to look out for to steer clear of Fake News.

  1. Is the news source or site trustworthy?
  2. Can you find the story on other news sites you trust?
  3. Who is the author? Are they a known and reliable journalist?
  4. Does the writer list their sources?
  5. Does the story justify the headline? Or, is it misrepresenting the actual story?
  6. Don’t be fooled by a joke!
  7. Check the facts in the article.
  8. Remember, pictures – and even videos – can lie too.
  9. And, you can’t always trust search engines (or friends!)

Want to be a professional fake news spotter? Check out these pages from First News’ Fake News special by clicking HERE!

Worried about something?

If you are worried about anything there are people to help, including:

Helpline: 0800 1111

Helpline: 0808 802 5544

Youth Access
020 8772 9900

Become (help for children in care)
0800 023 2033

Runaway Helpline
Helpline: 116 000
Email: [email protected]

Winston’s Wish (for children coping with bereavement)
Helpline: 08088 020 021
Email: [email protected]