On this week’s FYI, let’s be honest, 2021 didn’t get off to a great start. After a Christmas in lockdown, the new year began not with the usual fireworks and parties, but with empty streets and worries about coronavirus. But things did get better, and throughout the year we got all the info on all the big stories to see what they meant for us. Stick with Scarlett and Braydon as they look back on 2021.
Watch six films by six young climate activists from six different continents, here. The films, made with Sky Kids, deliver a powerful message about how climate change is already having an impact on their lives, as world leaders gather in Glasgow for COP26.
FYI News Club @ Your School
What are FYI News Clubs?
All resources needed are provided to set up these 30-minute extra-curricular clubs, with no preparation needed by the teachers who run them. There are three simple steps to every FYI News Club.
STEP 1: Watch FYI
Watch the current episode of FYI: For Your Info, available here.
Download the accompanying discussion sheet to support your students to discuss the serious, fascinating and silly news items presented in the show.
STEP 3: FYI Weekly Feedback
Let us know the news stories your FYI News Club want investigated. Contact [email protected]
For more information on starting a FYI News Club visit our blog page
- Young DofE participants and Award holders from across the UK will today help launch 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.
2. Dr Alex George, the Government’s new Youth Mental Health Ambassador, gives his top tips for keeping your spirits up during the lockdown – watch his five top tips for good mental health and wellbeing here.
3. And don’t forget to enter the BAFTA Young Presenter 2021 competition – this year’s winners will report for BAFTA throughout the year, as well as do a special report for FYI. Click here for more info!