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Orinoco Summer 2018

Should students have to do homework?  Should there be CCTV cameras in schools?  Year 5 Orinoco class share their top tips on how to make a strong argument as well as explaining what reversible and irreversible materials are, earthquake facts and how to tackle fractions.  They have been inspired by the art and culture of Ancient Benin and the book The Story of the Blue Planet.

Also introducing Grove FM’s new Guess the Sound from the BBC Sound archive – tune in next week for the answer!

Featured music in the broadcast this week:

Two Tribes by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Only Memories Remain by My Morning Jacket
Randy Newman
Work Song by Nat Adderley

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Mekong & Waikato Spring 2017

International Happiness Day – March 20

This week Mekong & Waikato (year 1) introduce International Happiness Day and they talk about what makes them happy and what they do when they feel sad. Listen in to learn how Year 1 is different from Reception and what their expectations are for Year 2. And finally, learn more about pollution, the planet and trees.

Mekong broadcast:
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Waikato broadcast:
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Music from Mekong’s broadcast this week:
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Growing Up – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Earth Song – Michael Jackson
Tree Hugger – Kimya Dawson & Antsy Pants

Music featured in  Waikato’s broadcast:
Them Changes – Thundercat
Them Changes – Buddy Miles
Nothing From Nothing – Billy Preston
Harvest For The World – The Isley Brothers

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