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Yangtze Summer 2017

The Three Gorges  – Yantze River, China

This week Yangtze (year 2) talk about their visit to the Science Museum and aviator Amy Johnson. They also discuss what next year will be like and the changes they would like to see at Lyndhurst.

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Featured music this week:
A Thousand Trees – Stereophonics
Changes – 2Pac
Changes – David Bowie
Changes – Charles Bradley

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Ganges Summer 2017

This week Ganges (year 3) talk about emotional well-being, good & bad thoughts. Find out more about fidget spinners and things that should be allowed in school, light & shadow, winter & summer.

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Music this week by:
Reasons to be Cheerful by Ian Dury & The Blockheads
Body & Soul by Stan Getz
Rebel Rebel by David Bowie
Lightning Bolt by Jake Bugg
Firework by Katy Perry

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Orinoco Summer 2017

The Orinoco crocodile is a critically endangered crocodile. Its population is very small and it can only be found in freshwater environments in Colombia and Venezuela, in particular the Orinoco River.

Want to know why you have nightmares? Listen to this week’s broadcast to find out. This week our broadcast is all about science: mindfulness and the impact of emotions on our body and well-being. We also have the news and the children’s thoughts on going to year six.

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Music featured in the broadcast this week:
Sweet Disposition by The Temper Trap
Roar by Katy Perry

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Yangtze & Yarra Spring 2017

Magpie Pica , 2016 by Jazmine Miles-Long. On display at the Horniman Museum.
Image copyright Phil Sofer

Yangtze & Yarra Class (year 2) went to the Horniman Museum this week and inspired by their visit they talk about taxidermy, habitats & what they saw during their visit. They also describe what their parents do for a job and what they want to be when they grow up.

Yangtze Broadcast
Yangtze Broadcast

Yarra Broadcast
Yarra Broadcast

Featured music this week in Yangtze’s broadcast:
Fig In Leather – Davendra Banhart
Our House – Madness
Get a Job – The Silhouettes

And in Yarra’s broadcast the music this week is:
Jurassic Park – John Williams
Another One Bites the Dust
Little Monster
– Royal Blood
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
9 to 5 – Dolly Parton

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Hudson Autumn 2016

Henry Hudson was the first person to explore the Hudson in 1609. Between six and 12 thousand native Americans inhabited this region prior to Hudson’s arrival. These tribes lived here for thousands of years before the Europeans' arrival.

Henry Hudson was the first Englishman to explore the Hudson in 1609. Between six and 12 thousand native Americans inhabited this region prior to Hudson’s arrival. These tribes lived here for thousands of years before the Europeans’ arrival.

Welcome to Hudson’s (year 4) Autumn broadcast! This week’s broadcast is all about the digestive system – expect lots of food talk, learn more about breakfasts around the world and what the Egyptians used to eat.

The children also present the news of the week.

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Music this week:
Food, Glorious Food – Oliver!
A Day in the Life – The Beatles
King Tut – Steve Martin & The Toot Uncommons

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Mekong Summer 2016

The Mekong River has more large fish species than any other river in the world, including the giant river carp, the Giant Pangasius, the Siamese Giant Carp, the Mekong Giant Catfish, and the Mekong Freshwater Stingray.

This week’s broadcast by Mekong (year 1) focuses on vegetables and books. Listen in to hear more about their trip to Godstone Farm and Camberwell Library.

Also, the children picked two mystery sounds this week, can you guess what they are?

And finally, listen to Ms Sawh’s favourite artist.

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Featured music this week:
Boogie on Reggae Woman by Stuff
Grow For Me – Little Shop of Horrors Soundtrack
Jollity Farm by Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band
Bookends Theme by Simon & Garfunkel

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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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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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Zambezi Summer 2016

Along the 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.

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.

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If you want to know more about the mystery sound, follow this link:

Mystery Sound

Featured music this week:
School’s Out by Alice Cooper
No Regrets by Robbie Williams
Mystery by Boxed In

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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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