Category Archives: special features

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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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

Reception – Election Special

Unhappy with the election results? Listen to this brilliant podcast by children in Thames & Nile (reception) class. What would they do if they were Prime Minister for a day?

 

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With music by:

Lord Kitchener – London is the Place for Me

New School Gate Opening

Sir Tim Brighouse visited Lyndhurst to officially cut the ribbon and open the new school gate. Two children from Grove FM’s Radio Club interviewed Sir Tim about his experiences and what makes a good school. Listen below to find out more.

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And here is a quote by musician Pablo Casals, which Sir Tim referenced in his opening speech:

Sometimes I look around me with a feeling of complete dismay. In the confusion that afflicts the world today, I see disrespect for the very values of life.

Beauty is all around us, but how many seem to see nothing. Each second we live is a new and unique moment of the universe; a moment that will never be again.

And what do we teach our children? We teach them that 2+2 makes 4, and that Paris is the capital of France. When will we also teach them what they are?

You must cherish one another. You must work – we must all work – We should say to each of them: do you know what you are?

You are a marvel. You are unique. In the entire world there is no other child exactly like you. In the millions of years that have passed, there has never been another child like you.

And look at your body – what a wonder it is. Your legs, your arms, your cunning fingers, and the way you move.

You may become a Shakespeare, a Michelangelo, a Beethoven. And when you grow up, can you then harm another who is, like you, a marvel?

Let us make the world worthy of its children.

                                                                             (Pablo Casals)

Lyndhurst & Mexico exchange

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Tamarind sweets covered in chili

Children in Ganges and Amazon class have been learning about the Aztecs. They wanted o know more about life in Mexico today, so they asked questions for Mexican children. This week we got answers from Year 3 children at Alexander Bain School in Mexico City!

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Thank you to the teachers at the Escuela Alexander Bain for recording the children’s answers.

Languages at Lyndhurst

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As part of Lyndhurst’s International Evening children who speak another language were invited to record the following phrase: “My name is …….. and I am ….. years old. Bye!”
Here you can listen to all the languages represented at Lyndhurst – from French to Swahili to Igbo!

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Hudson’s Jazz Performance

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Hudson class (year 4) rehearsed for 6 weeks to perform at a jazz concert at the Royal Festival Hall. Listen to their performance here:

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Jackie & The Chilestalk – Part 2

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This is the second – and final – instalment of Jackie and the Chilestalk (a new version of the original story), performed by year 5 & 6 children who speak Spanish as their first language.

Listen in to find out what happens when Jackie reaches the clouds on the giant chilestalk.

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Teachers & Staff Favourite Songs

Desert-IslandThis is a special Desert Island Discs broadcast. Listen in to some Lyndhurst teachers & staff talk about which song they would listen to if they were stuck on a desert island.

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Year 2 Grandparents

This is a special radio broadcast recorded a few weeks ago when year 2 children invited their grandparents over for lunch. Listen to find out what school dinners were like in 1943 and other amusing stories!

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