This week on FYI: For Your Info, Scarlett and Thomas reflect on the importance of World Refugee Week, while FYI News Club member Elizabeth reports on the refugee crisis in her home country of Uganda. Plus, we meet the social media influencer going viral with her Makaton sign language tuition videos. And, Thomas chats with one of the stars of the new Minions movie, Steve Carell.
Next week on FYI, we head to the legendary racetrack Goodwood, where kids across the country are racing electric cars that they built themselves from scratch! Plus, we’ll be asking what an FYI News Club think about esports being included in this year’s Commonwealth Games.
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 four 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 176
The FYI News Club Chat discussion question resource supports your students to discuss the news items presented in the show. Download the chat sheet.
STEP 3: FYI Weekly Feedback
Tell us the news stories your FYI News Club want investigated by filling out our feedback form.
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 this page.
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,