STEVE TEST PAGE FOR FYI, the weekly news show from Sky Kids

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This week, we ask whether the £100 billion high-speed railway HS2 will be good value for money. Also, we explain that the coronavirus is not as scary as some would have you believe, and talk to nine-year-old Jasmine about what it’s like to be put into quarantine. Also Braydon meets one of Britain’s brightest young tennis players.

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.

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:

Childline
Helpline: 0800 1111
childline.org.uk

YoungMinds
Helpline: 0808 802 5544
youngminds.org.uk

Youth Access
020 8772 9900
youthaccess.org.uk

Become (help for children in care)
0800 023 2033
becomecharity.org.uk

Runaway Helpline
Helpline: 116 000
Email: [email protected]
runawayhelpline.org.uk

Winston’s Wish (for children coping with bereavement)
Helpline: 08088 020 021
Email: [email protected]
help2makesense.org