All posts by Maru Rojas

Amazon Summer 2017

During dry seasons, the width of Amazon ranges between 1.6 and 10 kilometers but during the wet seasons, the river’s width increases to 48 kilometers.

In our last broadcast of the year, Amazon class (year 3) talk about the summer holidays, and the favourite thing they learnt this year.

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Zambezi Summer 2017

White water rafting in the Zambezi river in summer

In their final broadcast at Lyndhurst, the children talk about what they’ve learnt in their years at school and what they are looking forward to in secondary school.

Listen in to find out what the school journey is like and what the children thought.

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Music featured this week:
Never Give Up – Sia
With a Little Help From My Friends – Joe Cocker
We Are Family – Sister Sledge
Roar – Katy Perry
School’s Out – Alice Cooper
Flashlight – Jessie J

Yangtze Summer 2017

The Three Gorges  – Yantze River, China

This week Yangtze talk about their visit to the Science Museum and aviator Amy Johnson. They also discuss what next year will be like and the changes they would like to see at Lyndhurst.

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Featured music this week:
A Thousand Trees – Stereophonics
Changes – 2Pac
Changes – David Bowie
Changes – Charles Bradley

Mekong Summer 2017

In this broadcast Mekong class talk about measuring, bossy verbs, growing up and changes.

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Music this week:
Let’s Write a Book by Field Music
The Boss by James Brown
Girls and Boys by Blur
Getting Better by The Beatles
Seaside Rendezvous by Queen

Rio Grande Summer 2017

The Rio Grande was the physical border in dispute between the Republic of Texas and Mexico in the 19th century. Once the Republic of Texas became a U.S. state the US invaded Mexico, in 1846.

This week Rio Grande (year 4) bring us a podcast full of thought. Listen in to hear more about the Splash Project, their visit to Hampton Court, their questions about Grenfell Tower and the News of the Week.

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Music this week by:
Jump Into The Fire by Harry Nilsson
Shipbuilding by Robert Wyatt
Next Year by Foo Fighters

Science Week Special!

Listen to this broadcast to find out what happened during Lyndhurst’s Science Week – focusing on the human body.

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Ganges Summer 2017

This week Ganges (year 3) talk about emotional well-being, good & bad thoughts. Find out more about fidget spinners and things that should be allowed in school, light & shadow, winter & summer.

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Music this week by:
Reasons to be Cheerful by Ian Dury & The Blockheads
Body & Soul by Stan Getz
Rebel Rebel by David Bowie
Lightning Bolt by Jake Bugg
Firework by Katy Perry

Year 6 Grandparents

Last week a few parents & grandparents from year 6 visited the school to have lunch with the children. They also took a moment to record their memories and stories of their time at school. Listen here to find out what school was like in the UK and other countries!

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With music by Simon & Garfunkel