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Hudson Summer 2019

In their final broadcast of the year, the children in year 4 talk about cricket, cholera and the Thames, moving up to year 5, and writing boring stories. They also describe how electric circuits work.

Music featured in the broadcast:
Soul Limbo – Booker T. & The MG’s
Sail On, Sailor – The Beach Boys
Fun, Fun, Fun – Pharell Williams
I’m Bored – Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

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Yarra Summer 2019

This week the children in year 2 tell us what they’ve learnt about castles, using watercolours, and growing plants in different places. They also talk about Aesops Fables, share their dinosaur facts, and some tips for going from Year 1 to Year 2.

Music this week:
You Can Dance – Chilly Gonzalez
Good Fortune – PJ Harvey
Mystery of Love – Surfjan Stevens
Photographs – James Murphy
Move On Up – Curtis Mayfield

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Orinoco Summer 2019

Featured music this week:
Old Time Rock & Roll – Bob Seger
Summertime – DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
Spinning Around – Kylie Minogue
Around The World – Red Hot Chilli Peppers

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Rio Grande Summer 2019

Welcome to our weekly broadcast, where the year 4 class talk about the river Thames: its history and facts, the RNLI and their mudlarking trip. They also tell us about their Jazz project, based on the music by Abdullah Ibrahim.

Music this week:
I’m Always Here – Jimi Jamison
The River of Dreams – Billy Joel
Mannish Boy – Muddy Waters
Moondance – Van Morrison

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Ganges Summer 2019

Welcome to this week broadcast by the year 3 class! The class read out performative poems, talk about plants, Native American healers, deadly animals. They also asked a few questions about farm animals and Native Americans. Don’t miss “Mr Sheffield’s” replies to their questions.

Music this week includes:
Flower by Moby
Jock-A-Mo by Sugar Boy Crawford
Toccata And Fugue in D minor
Talk to The Animals by Sammy Davis Jr
Jollity Farm by Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

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Nile & Thames Summer 2019

The two reception classes present a Science Week special this week – find out about all the animals that visited the school – among them a tarantula and an albino snake – and what children think about them.

Music featured in our broadcast:
Animal by Pearl Jam
Birds by Neil Young
Deeper Underground by Jamiroquai
Golden Retriever by Super Furry Animals
Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie
Jumpin’ Jack Flash by The Rolling Stones

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Amazon Summer 2019

This week Amazon class (year 3), talk about being an outcast and bullying, two themes in the book Weslandia. They also tell us about growing sunflowers and runner beans and what they’ve learnt about Native Americans.

Music this week:
Send One Your Love by Stevie Wonder
Iko Iko by The Dixie Cups
Keep On Running by The Spencer Davis Group
Get Up, Stand Up by Bob Marley & The Wailers

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Volga Summer 2019

This week the year 5s talk about their visit to watch the cricket at the Oval, they debate about the Benin bronzes and whether they should be returned to Nigeria, talk about puberty and voice changes, seeds and coconuts.

Featured music this week:
Coconut – Harry Nilsson
When I grow Up – from Matilda

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