Story: Research by BookTrust Research and CLPE showed that the number of children’s books published in the UK between 2017 and 2019 featuring characters from an ethnic minority background was just 10%. Question: Can a story character be just like you?
Story: UNESCO have said that the Great Barrier Reef in Australia should be put on a list of World Heritage Sites that are ‘in danger’ due to damage caused by climate change. Question: Which sea creatures do you like?
Story: Danish captain, Simon Kjaer, was hailed a hero for giving lifesaving first aid to his team-mate Christian Eriksen during a recent Euro 2020 football match against Finland. Question: Who are the people who can help us if we get poorly or injured?
Story: Transport for London (TFL) and other parts of the UK are trialling e-scooters as a new means of getting around using a more energy efficient mode of transport. Question: How would you like to travel around London?
Story: The world number two tennis player Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the French Open after finding it difficult to speak to the media at the tournament. Question: Do you like being asked questions?
Story: The government is trying to encourage greener farming methods and believes that the next generation of farmers will be best equipped to make these changes. Question: Would you enjoy being a farmer?
Story: Project Sing2G7! Children from the choir at Truro cathedral will sing, Gee Seven, a song about climate change written by Sir Tim Rice, to world leaders at G7 Summit in Cornwall next month. Question: Why do people listen to music?
Story: The retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) has begun legal action against supermarket Aldi, arguing the supermarket's Cuthbert the Caterpillar cake infringes its Colin the Caterpillar trademark. Question: How does copying help us to learn?
Story: Thousands of red telephone boxes across the UK are being transformed into museums, libraries and other practical uses in order to preserve this historic icon! Question: What should we do with old red telephone boxes?
Story: Sunday 21st March 2021 is census day when we answer questions that give a snapshot of daily life in UK every ten years (Scotland’s will take place next year). Question: What do we know about our own homes?
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