Do you know how many people die in the UK because of smoking? Zambezi class discuss the damages of smoking and interesting facts. Learn about Chinese New Year and The Suffragettes and find out a fascinating fact shared by Miss Savvides.
Music this week:
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes – The Platters Beetlebum – Blur Family Affair – Sly & The Family Stone
Pollution of the river by industrial waste and raw sewage has been a continuing problem. Conservation groups have made attempts to preserve the river’s ecological values
This week Hudson class (year 4) discuss politics. If you could vote not to go to school, what would you do? What new law would you pass if you were Prime Minister? Listen in to find out what children think of going to the reflection room and the new craze – fidget spinners.
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! Listen Here
Along the Zambezi river numerous animals can be found. Along the shore Crocodiles and hippopotamus are abundant. Large animals such as elephants, lions, zebras, giraffes, and buffalo can be found near the river in many areas.
Zambezi’s (year 6) broadcast this week is themed around light and the eye. The students also talk about King Kong, the new London Mayor and the EU Referendum.
Listen in to hear their advice on taking SATS Tests and hear the News of the Week. Finally, can you guess what the Mystery Sound is this week? Last but not least Ms Fisher talks about her favourite artist.
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!ListenMusic featured this week:
Holiday by Madonna
Birds by The Meters
Purple Rain by Prince
London Calling by The Clash
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.
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