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Volga Summer 2018

Enjoy Volga’s two part jam packed broadcast full of thoughts on the afterlife, Macbeth, Space news and other news, natural disaster reactions and friendship and e-safety tips.

Listen out for the mystery sound!

Featured music in the broadcast this week:

Richard Strauss
John Cale
Mussorgsky – Might on Bare Mountain
Randy Newman – You’ve Got A Friend in Me
Hölst – Jupiter from The Planets
Taylor Swift – Safe & Sound
Bill Withers – Can’t We Pretend

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Rio Grande Summer 2018

Who is your hero and why?   Rio Grande (Year 4) tell us about theirs, how their class assembly went and the origin of the Tudor Rose.   They explain a multiplication trick, The Lion and the Unicorn  and their upcoming trip to central London.  They improvise sound pieces to demonstrate what they’ve learnt about sound in Science.

Listen out for the mystery sound to win prizes!

Featured music in the broadcast this week:

Vivaldi’s Violin Concerto in G Minor
Curtis Mayfield
1234 by Feist
London Calling by The Clash

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Yangtze Spring 2018

This week Yangtze (year 2) describe their visit to the National Gallery, talk about mini beasts and micro-habitats (from rock pools to deserts). They also talk about The Journey Home, the book they read for Book Week and extinct animals.

Music in the broadcast this week:
Keep On Looking – Sharon Jones
Beasts Of No Nation – Fela Kuti
Can’t Find My Way Home – Blind Faith
Green Onions – Booker T & The MG’s
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John

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Waikato & Mekong Spring 2018

A joint broadcast this week by year 1. The children talk about the Great Fire of London and a special visitor who came to school to tell the story. Mekong class talk about their baked bread and self-portraits, and Waikato tell us about the book Lost & Found by Oliver Jeffers, the Antarctic and internet safety.

Featured music in the broadcast this week:
Memphis Soul Stew by King Curtis
Painter Song by Norah Jones
Movin’ On Up by Primal Scream
Burning Down The House by Talking Heads
The Heat Is On by Glenn Frey
Lonely Boy by The Black Keys
Safe From Harm by Massive Attack
Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen

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Ganges Spring 2018

On this week’s broadcast Ganges (year 3) talk about their visit to a Roman Amphitheatre in London and what they saw there. For the science segment they tell us about bones and the different kinds of skeletons found in nature. Do you know which part of the body has the most bones?

They also talk about their new blogs and reflect on how to comment online appropriately. Finally, the children reflect on the learning they find most useful and what they think about Pancake Day. Plus – what does their perfect day look like?

Music in the broadcast this week:
Hercules – Aaron Neville
Bones – Radiohead
Computer Liebe – Kraftwerk
Breezin’ – George Benson
Lovely Day – Bill Withers
Star Wars Theme – John Williams

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Rio Grande Autumn 2017

This week the children in Rio Grande (year 4) tell us what they would do if they were invisible and if they could change one rule at home. They also talk about their recent trip to the Old Vic to see The Lorax and the Science Museum.

Featured music this week:
Mama’s Always on Stage – Arrested Development
On The Road Again – Canned Heat
Family Affair – Sly & The Family Stone

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Orinoco Autumn 2017

Do you know why tears are salty or how many kinds of tears there are? Listen in to find out why we cry and many other facts about tears. The children also talk about their recent visit to Regent’s Park Mosque and Islam.

Should mobile phones be allowed in school? What do the year 5 children think?

Music featured this week:
Roberta Flack – No Tears In The End
Slow Club – Tears of Joy

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Hudson Autumn 2017

This week Hudson class (year 4) recorded a broadcast about Mars. Find out whether we could live on the Red Planet and don’t miss our mystery sound – can you guess what it is?

Featured music this week:
Gustav Holst – The Planets
David Bowie – Life on Mars?

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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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