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Hudson Summer 2019

In their final broadcast of the year, the children in year 4 talk about cricket, cholera and the Thames, moving up to year 5, and writing boring stories. They also describe how electric circuits work.

Music featured in the broadcast:
Soul Limbo – Booker T. & The MG’s
Sail On, Sailor – The Beach Boys
Fun, Fun, Fun – Pharell Williams
I’m Bored – Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

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Volga Summer 2019

This week the year 5s talk about their visit to watch the cricket at the Oval, they debate about the Benin bronzes and whether they should be returned to Nigeria, talk about puberty and voice changes, seeds and coconuts.

Featured music this week:
Coconut – Harry Nilsson
When I grow Up – from Matilda

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Hudson Spring 2019

This week on Grove FM, this year 4 class talk about sound and their home-made orchestra. In science they’ve been learning about states of matter. They also talk about climate change, their anti-racism speeches and the book Arthur and the Golden Rope. And… *Brexit*

Music featured on the broadcast:
Money – Pink Floyd
On A Rope – Rocket From the Crypt
Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice
Opening – Phillip Glass Ensemble
Talkin’ Bout A Revolution – Tracey Chapman

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Waikato and Mekong Spring 2019

Tune in for Mekong and Waikato’s brilliant broadcasts all about: The Fox and the Star and original poetry inspired by the story, the Great Fire of London, trees, numeracy and Science experiments! They share with us their favourite smells and sounds.

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Rio Grande Autumn 2018

Join us for Rio Grande’s recording (Year 4) all about: Grimms’ Fairy Tales, their trip to The Unicorn Theatre, Ancient Egypt and the boy King Tutankhamun.  The discuss the Digestive System and Foodchains.

Featured music from this week’s broadcast from:
Goldfrapp
The Bangles
Martin Creed

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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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