Orinoco Autumn 2016

Beginning high in the mountains of Venezuela and Brazil, the Orinoco River flows through impenetrable rainforest, flooded forests and vast grasslands before ending its epic journey at the Atlantic Ocean

Beginning high in the mountains of Venezuela and Brazil, the Orinoco River flows through impenetrable rainforest, flooded forests and vast grasslands before ending its epic journey at the Atlantic Ocean

GroveFM’s radio is back with a broadcast from Orinoco class, where the children talk about the news, numeracy and interesting things about them. They also discuss religions and have a debate about whether children should have a voice in which religion they’re brought up into.

A few of the children have made a video to help with addition and substraction. We hope you find it helpful!

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Music featured this week:
Faith – George Michael
Back Pocket – Vulfpeck

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Rio Grande Summer 2016

The Rio Grande was listed among the nation's Most Endangered Rivers in 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, and 2003 due to the construction of dams and pollution.

The Rio Grande was listed among the nation’s Most Endangered Rivers in 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, and 2003 due to the construction of dams and pollution.

Rio Grande (year 4) dedicate their broadcast to Roald Dahl – in celebration of 100 years since his birth. The children talk about their favourite authors, favourite Roald Dahl’s character, and read one of Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes.

This week we also have two new mystery sounds with a Roald Dahl theme as well as the weekly news.

At the end you can learn more about Ms Savvides’ favourite artist.

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Featured music this week:
Madison by Jeremy Sams
Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd
I Want it Now – Willy Wonka Original Soundtrack

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Amazon Summer 2016

There are no bridges that cross the Amazon, mostly because there is no need, the majority of the Amazon River runs through rainforests rather than roads or cities.

There are no bridges that cross the Amazon, mostly because there is no need, the majority of the Amazon River runs through rainforests rather than roads or cities.

Year 3 Amazon’s Summer broadcast is all about sports – how to play benchball, what team work means, how to be a good sportsperson and which professional athlete they would like to be.

The children read the weekly news and give their views on the EU Referendum vote.  They have also recorded two mystery sounds – can you guess what they are?

At the end, learn more about Mr Turner’s favourite artist.

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Featured music:
Light and Tuneful by Keith Mansfield
Grandstand by Keith Mansfield

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Thames & Nile Summer 2016

Two-thirds of London’s drinking water comes from the River Thames.

Two-thirds of London’s drinking water comes from the River Thames.

A joint broadcast by Reception classes Thames & Nile. Listen to the children talking about what they like about school and their class and what they would do if they had lots of money. They also talk about mini beasts and large dinosaurs and who or what they would like to be.

Finally,find out about Ms Cook’s and Ms Jarman’s favourite artists.

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Featured music in our broadcast:
For The Love of Money by The O’Jays
The Coast by Paul Simon
Monster by The Automatic
Echoes Of The Stranger by Michael Samson
Jurassic Park Soundtrack by John Williams

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Mekong Summer 2016

The Mekong River has more large fish species than any other river in the world, including the giant river carp, the Giant Pangasius, the Siamese Giant Carp, the Mekong Giant Catfish, and the Mekong Freshwater Stingray.

This week’s broadcast by Mekong (year 1) focuses on vegetables and books. Listen in to hear more about their trip to Godstone Farm and Camberwell Library.

Also, the children picked two mystery sounds this week, can you guess what they are?

And finally, listen to Ms Sawh’s favourite artist.

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Featured music this week:
Boogie on Reggae Woman by Stuff
Grow For Me – Little Shop of Horrors Soundtrack
Jollity Farm by Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band
Bookends Theme by Simon & Garfunkel

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Yangtze Summer 2016

The Yangtze River is also called the Chang Jiang and it has more than 700 tributaries.

The Yangtze River is also called the Chang Jiang and it has more than 700 tributaries.

This week Yangtze’s broadcast (year 2) is all about space. Listen in to hear the children reading a postcard they wrote to people on Earth from Tim Peak, alien life and science week.

They also talk about the new things at Lyndhurst (table tennis!) and the weekly news. Can you guess this week’s mystery sound?

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Featured music this week:
Got To Write a Letter by Field Music
The Blue Danube by J Strauss
New by Paul McCartney

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Mississippi Summer 2016

The sport of water-skiing was invented on the River Mississippi in the 1920s. The river is also home to over 240 different species of fish, that’s one quarter of all the fish species in North America.

The sport of water-skiing was invented on the River Mississippi in the 1920s. The river is also home to over 240 different species of fish, that’s one quarter of all the fish species in North America.

This week Mississippi (year 6) introduce Lyndhurst’s Science Week. The school had a visit by Science Wizards and the students explain some of the experiments they took part in.
This week we have two Mystery Sounds and some of the children share their experiences, regrets and advice for younger children.
The children also came up with two questions to ask Ailien, a woman who is kayaking around the UK. Finally, listen to the weekly News!
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Here’s a link if you want to know more about the EU Referendum: BBC Newsround for Children

Music this week:
Proud Mary by Ike & Tina Turner
Changes by Tupac
Learnging to Fly by Tom Petty

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Volga Summer 2016

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Pollution has affected the Volga River. Several thousand factories dump 10 billion cubic yards of waste into the river every year.

In this week’s broadcast, Volga (year 5) talk about feeling embarrassed (one of the PHSE topics they’ve learnt about) and they share some embarrassing moments and questions on this topic.

Students also present the news of the week, share their skills and present two new mystery sounds. Can you guess what they are?

Finally, listen to Mr Farrow’s favourite artist choice.

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Featured music this week:
Embarrassment by Madness
Stoned Soul Picnic by Roy Ayers
Just the Two of Us by Grover Washington

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Ganges Summer 2016

The Ganges shark, once common in the waters of the Ganges River, is now endangered. The same is true of the Ganges river dolphin.

The Ganges shark, once common in the waters of the Ganges River, is now endangered. The same is true of the Ganges river dolphin.

This week Ganges (year 3) present an amazing broadcast, focused on the Stone Age and celebrating David Attenborough’s 90th birthday. We have a new feature called Mystery Sounds – can you guess what the sound is? And finally, don’t miss the News of the Week and Miss Harwood’s choice of artwork.

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Yarra Summer 2016

The Yarra River runs through Melbourne. In the final stages of its journey it passes through Melbourne’s ports and oil refineries. It concludes its journey muddy, full of pollution in Port Phillip Bay. Up to 350,000 cigarette butts enter the Yarra every day via stormwater drains. Efforts are being made to clean up the river.

The Yarra River runs through Melbourne. In the final stages of its journey it passes through Melbourne’s ports and oil refineries. It ends its journey muddy, full of pollution in Port Phillip Bay. Efforts are being made to clean up the river – here you can see a litter trap.

This week Yarra class (year 2) talk about their science project and seeds that have been to space. They also share their knowledge about the International Space Station and discuss whether there is life in space.

You can also find out more about Lyndhurst’s after school clubs and hear about Miss Curran’s favourite art space.

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Music featured this week:
Vision by Michael J. Gelb
Main Title by Jerry Goldsmith
The Questions by Common

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