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FYI episode 155



This week on FYI: For Your Info, the weekly news show from Sky Kids, the team reveal that high levels of lead have been discovered in tap water at some schools, and you get your say on wearing face masks in lessons. Plus, there’s an insightful news explainer on why the National Health Service is facing a crisis, how it works and why it is so amazing.

Next week on FYI, we report on a new project to help make cycling an affordable, accessible sport for all of us. And our streets, parks and buildings are full of statues of historical figures, but some of them were involved in enslaving people from Africa hundreds of years ago – should the statues be removed?


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.

STEP 2: FYI News Club Chat Episode 155

The FYI News Club Chat discussion question resource supports your students to discuss the serious, fascinating and silly news items presented in the show. Available on Monday.

STEP 3: FYI Weekly Feedback

Let us know the news stories your FYI News Club want investigated. Contact [email protected]

For fun to finish: First News Kahoot! News Quiz

Challenge your club with this week’s First News Kahoot! News Quiz. Our free interactive news quiz features ten questions on the stories featured in this week’s issue of First News. More information on how to play Kahoot! quizzes can be found here.

For more information on starting a FYI News Club visit our blog page


1. COP 26: In their hands

Watch six films by six young climate activists from six different continents. 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.

2. What’s on your mind? with Dr Alex

The Government’s Youth Mental Health Ambassador, Dr Alex George, presents this series of five films on First News Education TV developed with the Department for Education and Sky Kids. In the series, dedicated to mental health and wellbeing,

Watch previous FYI episodes