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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

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

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

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

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

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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Yarra Summer 2016

The Yarra River runs through Melbourne. In the final stages of its journey it passes through Melbourne’s ports and oil refineries. It concludes its journey muddy, full of pollution in Port Phillip Bay. Up to 350,000 cigarette butts enter the Yarra every day via stormwater drains. Efforts are being made to clean up the river.
The Yarra River runs through Melbourne. In the final stages of its journey it passes through Melbourne’s ports and oil refineries. It ends its journey muddy, full of pollution in Port Phillip Bay. Efforts are being made to clean up the river – here you can see a litter trap.

This week Yarra class (year 2) talk about their science project and seeds that have been to space. They also share their knowledge about the International Space Station and discuss whether there is life in space.

You can also find out more about Lyndhurst’s after school clubs and hear about Miss Curran’s favourite art space.

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Music featured this week:
Vision by Michael J. Gelb
Main Title by Jerry Goldsmith
The Questions by Common

Volga Autumn 2015

The Volga is the longest river in Europe. It flows through central Russia and into the Caspian Sea, and is considered as the national river of Russia.
The Volga is the longest river in Europe. It flows through central Russia and into the Caspian Sea, and is considered as the national river of Russia.

Listen to Volga class (year 5) talk about astronaut Tim Peake’s launch into space and hear real audio of the launch. The students also talk about life in space, they make a poem from a newspaper page (Beat Box Cat), talk about their typical Christmas and play Repeat at Home: Artists where they try to draw a famous work of art based on someone’s description of it.  (See the paintings here and here). Finally, listen to Mr Farrow’s song choice if he was stuck on a Desert Island.

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Featured music this week:
Cool For Cats by Squeeze
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) by Darlene Love

 

 

Orinoco

orinocoListen to find out about Krindle Krax, the victorians, country dancing, languages and science, counting and maths and klimt and art.

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Featured music includes I am the very model by Gilbert & Sullivan, strip the willow by Skipinnish, the couleur cafe by serge gainsbourg, mystery by boxed in, I’m your puppet by James and Bobby Purify.