Orinoco Autumn 2019

Tune in to Orinoco’s Autumn Broadcast!  Year 5 talk about: Islamic Civilisation in terms of religion and art, long multiplication in maths and The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes in which they identify metaphors and similes.  They tell us all about their swimming lessons, the athlete Dina Asher-Smith’s amazing Gold medal achievement, climate change and their class Feelings Chart and Star of the Week.

This week is Dyslexia Awareness week and students give us an insight to what goes on at Lyndhurst Dyslexia Centre.  For more information, explore our website: https://lyndhurstprimaryschool.com/about-us/dyslexia-centre/ 

Music from this week includes:

Inspector Norse by The Gene Dudley Group

Ennio Morricone

Grandstand by Keith Mansfield

A Change Would Do You Good by Sheryl Crow

Feeling Good by Nina Simone

Starlight by The Supermen Lovers

This Must be the Place (Naive Melody) by Talking Heads

Mississippi Autumn 2019

Mississippi’s (Year 6) broadcast is packed full of positive thinking, climate change, an insight into Mongolia through The Eagle Huntress and their book in class: The Unforgotten Coat.  They share well being advice, talk about gender inequality in sports and tell us facts about the formidable Genghis Khan.

Music from this week includes:

Walking on Sunshine by Katrina & the Waves

Genghis Khan by Miike Snow

Coat of Armour by George Ezra

Jim Cain by Bill Callahan

I will Survive by Gloria Gaynor

Short Ride in a Fast Machine by Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Chapter by Penguin Cafe

Hudson Autumn 2019

Welcome back to Lyndhurst Primary and GroveFM!  

Hudson class (Year 4) welcomes in this year with a broadcast all about School Choir, the Ancient Egyptians, the Digestive System and their Summer holidays.  What would you ask an Ancient Egyptian?  

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Windrush Generation

Tune in to hear the Year 6s interview Alex Pascall about the Windrush Generation coinciding with Windrush Day on the 22nd June.

Do you have a grandparent or know someone who was part of the Windrush Generation? Get in touch with GroveFM, we’d love to hear and share your stories.

For more information, see this BBC article and CBBC resource.

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Radio Club Spring 2019

This term Radio Club has been busy working on stop motion animation, original stories inspired by Soundbeam and use the green screen to disappear!

Hannah from Orinoco also performs her original poem Snowflake:

And Flossie from Orinoco performs Sundown on the clarinet:

Stop motion animations:

Monsters of Pompeii, an audio drama by Rex, Daniel and Isaac:

Doomed Dragons, an audio drama by Freya, Hannah, Izzy and Flossie:

Disappearing Acts with the green screen:

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Lunar New Year Celebrations

Lyndhurst Primary welcomed in the Lunar New Year with a host of activities: Chinese dragon dancing workshops, an assembly and a host of activities learning about what makes it a special time of the year for some parts of the world. Enjoy our Lunar Year podcast in which we hear from some students at Lyndhurst and some adults reflecting on how they celebrate:

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Radio Club Interviews Sharon Hodgson MP!

Last week Radio Club welcomed a special guest to Lyndhurst’s Dyslexia Centre! Sharon Hodgson is the Labour MP for Washington and Sunderland West, Shadow Public Health Minister and chairs the all Party Parliamentary Group on Dyslexia and SpLD. In this interview she gives us feedback on the centre, thoughts of dyslexia and her first impressions of Radio Club. Thanks to Sharon and Radio Club!

Visit here for more information on our work here at Lyndhurst Dyslexia Centre!

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Yangtze Spring 2019

What would you do if you were in charge for the day? Yangtze class (year 2) tell us all about their plans, their recent trip to the Horniman Museum, animal habitats and Chinese New Year. They also share their original odes inspired by The Fox and the Star, thoughts on Winter Solstice and what books they’ve been reading.

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