Lyndhurst & Mexico exchange

Tamarind sweets covered in chili

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.

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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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Or watch a short video 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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Book Week

A special broadcast for World Book Week!
The whole school read Journey by Aaron Becker and you can listen to the children talking about the book and coming up with alternative endings and continuing the story.
You can also hear what the children dressed up as and which are their favourite books.

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Illustrations below by children in Hudson class.

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Jackie and The Chilestalk

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This is Part 1 of a radio play recorded by children at the school who speak English as a second language.

Featuring:
Narrator: Freddy
Jackie: Laura
Mama: Chavely
Viejo (Old Man): Tonxtu

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Watch this space for Part 2 coming after half term!

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Christmas special

Did you know different countries celebrate Christmas on December 24? Do you want to know what Christmas is like in Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia or Spain? Listen in to the children talking about their Christmas in Spanish and then in English.

Estefania, Laura and Chaveli
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Christmas lights in Medellin, Colombia

Christmas lights in Medellin, Colombia

Juan, Marcos and Melanie
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A nativity scene from Mexico, where the festivities start on December 12th and finish on January 6th

A nativity scene from Mexico, where the festivities start on December 12th and finish on January 6th

Featured music:
Feliz Navidad by José Feliciano

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