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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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

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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

 

 

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