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Waikato & Mekong Spring 2018

A joint broadcast this week by year 1. The children talk about the Great Fire of London and a special visitor who came to school to tell the story. Mekong class talk about their baked bread and self-portraits, and Waikato tell us about the book Lost & Found by Oliver Jeffers, the Antarctic and internet safety.

Featured music in the broadcast this week:
Memphis Soul Stew by King Curtis
Painter Song by Norah Jones
Movin’ On Up by Primal Scream
Burning Down The House by Talking Heads
The Heat Is On by Glenn Frey
Lonely Boy by The Black Keys
Safe From Harm by Massive Attack
Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen

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Ganges Spring 2018

On this week’s broadcast Ganges (year 3) talk about their visit to a Roman Amphitheatre in London and what they saw there. For the science segment they tell us about bones and the different kinds of skeletons found in nature. Do you know which part of the body has the most bones?

They also talk about their new blogs and reflect on how to comment online appropriately. Finally, the children reflect on the learning they find most useful and what they think about Pancake Day. Plus – what does their perfect day look like?

Music in the broadcast this week:
Hercules – Aaron Neville
Bones – Radiohead
Computer Liebe – Kraftwerk
Breezin’ – George Benson
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Star Wars Theme – John Williams

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Mississippi Spring 2018

Mississippi class (year 6) answer – What makes you an adult? They also talk about their new class blog, how they’re coping with SATs pressure and select the weekly news. Finally, what does a perfect day look like for year 6 children?
With a special tribute to South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela.

Music this week:
Growing Up by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Feat. Ed. Sheeran
Dusseldorf by Teleman
Perfect Day by Lou Reed
Walking on Sunshine by Katrina & The Waves
Under Pressure by David Bowie & Queen
Grazing In the Grass by Hugh Masekela

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Rio Grande Spring 2018


On this week’s broadcast we have Rio Grande (year 4) talking about Vikings, pranking people and the water cycle. They also summarise the book Odd & The Frost Giants and select the news this week.

Featured music this week:
Real Situation by Bob Marley & The Wailers
Original Prankster by The Offspring
Waterfalls by TLC
Running on Empty by Jackson Browne

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Yarra Spring 2018

In this week’s broadcast Yarra class (year 2) talk about things that worry them or scare them, the book they’re reading in class called Wild, living the wild and what they’re learning in PE. Plus listen to Mr King’s favourite short poem.

Music featured in the broadcast this week:
People are Strange by The Doors
All is Love by Karen O And The Kids
Wild Thing by The Troggs
Rich Girl by Daryl Hall & John Oates
Eye of the Tiger by Survivor

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Orinoco Spring 2018

This week Orinoco class (year 5) presents a broadcast about growing up: going home on your own, being a good friend and saving pocket money.

Music featured in the broadcast this week:
Stayin’ Alive – The Bee Gees
Connection – Elastica
Why Can’t We Be Friends – War
For The Love of Money – The O’Jays

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Playground recordings

Want to know what the children’s favourite school dinners are?

Children report from the playground: how do you solve a problem?

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Nanny pigeon

Do you want to know who Nanny Pigeon is? Want to learn more about training a racing pigeon? Then listen to this short broadcast by children in Ganges and Amazon class.

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Volga Autumn 2017

Volga class (year 5) kick off the year with a broadcast about New Years’ Resolutions, their predictions for the new year and new year wishes. The class also talk about their biggest worries, and answer the question: When is someone an adult?

Music featured in the podcast this week:
Town Called Malice – The Jam
Sun Hits The Sky – Supergrass
Black and White Town – The Doves
Green Light – Lorde
I Wish – Stevie Wonder

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