Rio Grande Summer 2016

The Rio Grande was listed among the nation's Most Endangered Rivers in 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, and 2003 due to the construction of dams and pollution.

The Rio Grande was listed among the nation’s Most Endangered Rivers in 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, and 2003 due to the construction of dams and pollution.

Rio Grande (year 4) dedicate their broadcast to Roald Dahl – in celebration of 100 years since his birth. The children talk about their favourite authors, favourite Roald Dahl’s character, and read one of Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes.

This week we also have two new mystery sounds with a Roald Dahl theme as well as the weekly news.

At the end you can learn more about Ms Savvides’ favourite artist.

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Featured music this week:
Madison by Jeremy Sams
Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd
I Want it Now – Willy Wonka Original Soundtrack

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Mekong Spring 2016

The Mekong River flows through China, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar. It is known by many names like Lancang Jiang (meaning Turbulent River in Chinese), Mae Nam Kong (meaning Mother Water) by the Lao and Thai, and Cuu Long (meaning Nine Dragons) by the Vietnamese.

The Mekong River flows through China, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar. It is known by many names like Lancang Jiang (meaning Turbulent River in Chinese), Mae Nam Kong (meaning Mother Water) by the Lao and Thai, and Cuu Long (meaning Nine Dragons) by the Vietnamese.

This week we have Mekong class (year 1) talking about Jack Frost reading some poems inspired by Winter. We also have some “field recordings” of the children learning to make pancakes for Pancake Day!

And finally listen to the children talk about being resilient and Miss Sawh’s choice for our Desert Island Disc feature.

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Music this week:
Banana Pancakes by Jack Johnson
Mazurka in A Minor by W. Szpilman
Me & Julio Down by the Schoolyard by Paul Simon

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