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Waikato Summer 2018

Join us for Waikato’s broadcast (Year 1) on Jack and the Beanstalk, their Great Fire of London experiment and plant and tree  identification at Ruskin Park.  They explain the moral of the Anshanti Tale The Royal Drum and the difference between vegetables and fruit.

Plus listen out for the mystery sound!  Submit your answer to the Radio Room letter box to win prizes at the end of the term.

Featured music in the week’s broadcast:

Burning Down the House by Talking Heads
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
Can’t Nobody get Down by Hot 8 Brass Band
Knock on Wood by Eddie Floyd
Summer Breeze by The Isley Brothers

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Guess the Sound Quiz!!

As of Rio Grande’s broadcast, we have been playing mystery sounds from the BBC’s Sound Archive.  Guess what they are to win prizes at the end of the Summer Term!

Simply listen to the broadcasts each week, make a note of what you think the sound is (using Guess the Sound Quiz form or your own) and post it to the letter box just outside the Radio Room.   At the beginning of the broadcast there will be a sound that is revealed at the end but the mystery sound might be played at any time during the broadcast, so listen out and guess what it is!

Good Luck!

 

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Rio Grande Summer 2018

Who is your hero and why?   Rio Grande (Year 4) tell us about theirs, how their class assembly went and the origin of the Tudor Rose.   They explain a multiplication trick, The Lion and the Unicorn  and their upcoming trip to central London.  They improvise sound pieces to demonstrate what they’ve learnt about sound in Science.

Listen out for the mystery sound to win prizes!

Featured music in the broadcast this week:

Vivaldi’s Violin Concerto in G Minor
Curtis Mayfield
1234 by Feist
London Calling by The Clash

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Ganges Summer 2018

This week we have not one but TWO broadcasts!

Ganges class (Year 3) reveal what they would do if they were invisible for the day, handwriting tips and poetry explored in class.  They perform their own original, breaking poems and talk about Geology, The Stone Age and discovering artefacts.

Featured music in the broadcast this week:

The Roots
Got to Write a Letterby Field Music
Couleur Café by Serge Gainsbourg
Milestones by Miles Davis
Like a Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan
Back in Black by AC/DC
The Wanton Songby Led Zeppelin

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Orinoco Summer 2018

Should students have to do homework?  Should there be CCTV cameras in schools?  Year 5 Orinoco class share their top tips on how to make a strong argument as well as explaining what reversible and irreversible materials are, earthquake facts and how to tackle fractions.  They have been inspired by the art and culture of Ancient Benin and the book The Story of the Blue Planet.

Also introducing Grove FM’s new Guess the Sound from the BBC Sound archive – tune in next week for the answer!

Featured music in the broadcast this week:

Two Tribes by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Only Memories Remain by My Morning Jacket
Randy Newman
Work Song by Nat Adderley

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Yarra Summer 2018

Our Summer term starts off with Yarra class (year 2)!  They talk about what they’ve been up to over the Easter holidays, tadpoles, pond dipping adventures and their favourite hobbies. They also review the book Rosie Revere, Engineer  and talk about the Dodo – an animal we’d all like to meet.

Featured music in the broadcast this week:

The Roots
The Shape of Water by Alexandre Desplat
Heart of the Country by Paul McCartney
DJ Shadow
Sail On by The Commodores
Build Me Up Buttercup by The Foundations

 

 

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Amazon Spring 2018

For the final broadcast of this term Amazon class (year 3) talk about their learning in class: editing, money & Sports Relief. Listen in to find out what children do with their pocket money, their plans for Easter and sharing with siblings.

Music this week:
Pick Up The Pieces by The Average White Band
Money Burns A Hole in My Pocket by Dean Martin
Keep On Running by The Spencer Davis Group
April in Paris by Charlie Parker
Family Affair by Sly & The Family Stone

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Hudson Spring 2018

Listen to this week’s broadcast to find out all about the year 4 trip to York and what they learnt about the Vikings, including making Viking bread. The children also talk about their class assembly and fractions, and the very important visit by the NSPCC and how to contact Childline. And finally, the weekly news as chosen by the children.

Music featured this week:
Petit Dejeuner – Jeremy Sams
Save The Children – Gil Scott-Heron
Romeo & Juliet: Montagues & Capulets – Philadelphia Orchestra

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