Creating our own globes and maps

Creating our own globes and maps

As part of our Geography home learning week, we started by locating the different countries on various  maps and the children found the different continents and oceans. Then we explored different creative ways we could make our own maps. We had some fantastic...
Plastic fantastic? A greener world

Plastic fantastic? A greener world

We all know how amazing plastic is – we use it every day! However. as part of our Geography Week we have considered that plastic might not always been as fantastic as we once thought. Linking to World Ocean’s Day on the 8th June 2020, we learned more about...
Exploring our local area!

Exploring our local area!

This week our theme has been geography and the children have been out and about looking at local landmarks, as well as identifying human and physical features in their surrounding areas. For example, some of us went out to look for landmarks in our local area and...
Where In The World…

Where In The World…

To launch our Geography week, we posted a special video for the children. It was called ‘Where in the world?’ We asked the children if they could guess where our teaching staff have been from the photographs near famous landmarks included in the video. We then...
Exploring the weather

Exploring the weather

It doesn’t matter what the weather is doing – nursery are making the most of it.  We explored moving in the rain and snow and quickly discovered that it was harder to do, learning that it was slippery on the ground so we needed to be careful.  We have been...
Geography in Year 3 – mapping our school

Geography in Year 3 – mapping our school

In geography this term we have been focusing on map work.  To begin with, we looked at maps of Dunston with our partners and tried to find places we knew. We used locational language of north, east, south and west to play ‘Where’s Wally?’ Is he east...