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Hudson Summer 2016

Crayola Crayon Factory originated in Peekskill, N.Y. not far from the shore of the Hudson River.
Crayola Crayon Factory originated in Peekskill, N.Y. not far from the shore of the Hudson River.

This week Hudson class (year 4) explain why May is a Bank Holiday and talk about their trip to the churchyard (with a guest appearance by the RSPB). They also discuss Shakespear’s The Tempest and read their own stories, tell us more about Prince and give their thoughts on the London Mayoral election.
Don’t miss Mr Sheffield at the end talking about his favourite artist!

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Music featured this week:
Holiday by Madonna
Birds by The Meters
Purple Rain by Prince
London Calling by The Clash

Orinoco Summer 2016

There are more than 1000 species of fish living in the Orinoco River. These species include the piranha, electric eel, and a species of catfish called the Laulao which can reach more than 200 pounds.
There are more than 1000 species of fish living in the Orinoco River. These species include the piranha, electric eel, and a species of catfish called the Laulao which can reach more than 200 pounds.

This week broadcast by Orinoco class (year 5) revolves around homelessness. The class read the book Way Home by Libby Hathorn and go on to discuss the book, their views and facts about homelessness in the UK. Ms Sawh, who volunteered at Crisis at Christmas talks about her experiences.

Also listen to the class talk politics as they discuss the upcoming election for the Mayor of London. And finally, the children interview each other about a skill or hobby they want to share with the class.

At the end you can hear Miss Saeed talking about her favourite artist.

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Music featured this week:
Can’t Find My Way Home – Blind Faith
Hobo Blues – John Lee Hooker
Streets of London – Ralph McTell
King of the Road – Roger Miller
They Also Mourn Who do Not Wear Black – Surfjan Stevens
Running From Home – Bert Jansch
Homeless – Paul Simon