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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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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Thames Spring 2016

The Thames has featured in many books including ‘Three Men in a Boat’, ‘Alice in Wonderland’, ‘The Wind in the Willows’, and Dickens' novels, where the Thames is an unpleasant stinking sludge, the scene of many crimes.

The Thames has featured in many books including ‘Three Men in a Boat’, ‘Alice in Wonderland’, ‘The Wind in the Willows’, and Dickens’ novels, where the Thames is an unpleasant stinking sludge, the scene of many crimes.

Listen to this week’s broadcast by Thames class (reception) where they tell us what they like about Thames class and what they’ve learnt so far.

For World Book Week the children tell the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, talk about their favourite book and describe the story of Journey, a book which was read by the whole school. Finally, listen to Mrs Jarman’s favourite song!

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Featured music this week:
Yakety Yak by The Coasters
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies from The Nutcraker (by the Berlin Symphonic Orchestra)
On The Road Again by Canned Heat

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