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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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Hudson Spring 2018

Listen to this week’s broadcast to find out all about the year 4 trip to York and what they learnt about the Vikings, including making Viking bread. The children also talk about their class assembly and fractions, and the very important visit by the NSPCC and how to contact Childline. And finally, the weekly news as chosen by the children.

Music featured this week:
Petit Dejeuner – Jeremy Sams
Save The Children – Gil Scott-Heron
Romeo & Juliet: Montagues & Capulets – Philadelphia Orchestra

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Ganges Autumn 2017

Listen to this week’s broadcast by Ganges class (year 3). The class talk about Greek Myths, what learning they think will be most useful when they grow up, and what they think of David Hockney. They also selected the News of the Week.

Music featured this week in the broadcast:
Troy – Troy Soundtrack
You Learn – Alanis Morissette
Come Together – The Beatles
Mythsysizer – J Dilla
I Love L.A. – Randy Newman

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Yangtze Summer 2016

The Yangtze River is also called the Chang Jiang and it has more than 700 tributaries.

The Yangtze River is also called the Chang Jiang and it has more than 700 tributaries.

This week Yangtze’s broadcast (year 2) is all about space. Listen in to hear the children reading a postcard they wrote to people on Earth from Tim Peak, alien life and science week.

They also talk about the new things at Lyndhurst (table tennis!) and the weekly news. Can you guess this week’s mystery sound?

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Featured music this week:
Got To Write a Letter by Field Music
The Blue Danube by J Strauss
New by Paul McCartney

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Ganges Summer 2016

The Ganges shark, once common in the waters of the Ganges River, is now endangered. The same is true of the Ganges river dolphin.

The Ganges shark, once common in the waters of the Ganges River, is now endangered. The same is true of the Ganges river dolphin.

This week Ganges (year 3) present an amazing broadcast, focused on the Stone Age and celebrating David Attenborough’s 90th birthday. We have a new feature called Mystery Sounds – can you guess what the sound is? And finally, don’t miss the News of the Week and Miss Harwood’s choice of artwork.

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