Y3 Geography – maps and map symbols

Y3 Geography – maps and map symbols

Since coming back from remote learning, we have been learning about maps and map symbols. We had to work out what each symbol meant and then plot them on our own mini maps of the school grounds. We had no idea that we’d need so many of the symbols for our forest...
Seasons

Seasons

The children in Reception have been learning about seasons. We talked about what the 4 seasons were and what happened in each season. The children used pictures and sorted them into what happened in Winter, Autumn, Spring and...
The World Map

The World Map

The Reception children explored the world map this week and we talked about where Santa needed to visit. They were surprised to find out that England was so tiny compared to the rest of the world. They said Santa must be magic to get around the whole world in one...
Year 2 become landmark spotters!

Year 2 become landmark spotters!

Our Geography work this term in Year 2 has involved looking at the four countries of the United Kingdom. First, we used maps to locate the four countries of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and then their capital cities. Next, we labelled the bodies of...
Using biscuits to create our own earthquakes

Using biscuits to create our own earthquakes

As part of our Geography topic ‘Extreme Earth’, we have been learning about how earthquakes are formed.  We learned that the Earth’s crust is split up into tectonic plates and these plates slot together like jigswan pieces.  The tectonic plates move...