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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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Spring Singing

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Book Quiz

This World Book Day, listen to Grove FM’s Book Quiz and see how many questions you get right! The first part focuses on books for older children (KS2) and the second part (starting at 3:30mins) is for younger children (KS1).

Plus a bonus song at the end by year one children in Waikato!

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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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Orinoco and Linkey

In the lead up to Christmas, Orinoco class (year 5) fundraised for Linkey, – a charity helping the homeless. The year 5’s received donations and sold handmade cards and decorations to raise well over £500. In this podcast, they meet Katie who works for Linkey, ask her questions about how the social enterprise works, give facts and their personal perspective on homelessness and caring for others.

For more information on helping the homeless, visit Linkey and their online shop here.

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Hidden Histories

Tune in to hear Ms Bennett talk about the hidden story of someone we might not necessarily have heard about: Olive Morris, the radical activist standing up for Black and women’s rights.

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Diwali celebrations with Danube

For Diwali, Danube class (Nursery) explored the story of Rama and Sita – a Hindu story associated with the festival of light.  With Ms Jarman, they acted out scenes, discussed what happens, made delicious Barfi and clay Diyas to celebrate this special time of year.

 

 

 

 

 

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International Day 2018

On 27th September 2018, Lyndhurst Primary celebrated International Day!  With a day packed full of learning about other cultures and special guests speakers and an evening of food, music and poetry readings, here are some of the highlights:

 

 

 

 

 

Tune in for a special International Evening broadcast! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With thanks to Alex Pascall OBE and Deirdre Pascall, Valerie Bloom MBE, Malphino all the staff and families who made it so special!

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