The United Kingdom

In Geography this term, Year 3 are learning all about the United Kingdom. We are taking each country in turn, exploring the counties, rivers, hills and mountains. In the first lesson, we looked at a map of the United Kingdom and identified the four countries and the capital cities. Next, Read more…

Year 6 explore volcanoes.

As part of our extreme earth topic, this week we have been learning about volcanoes. The recent eruption on White Island in New Zealand has really captured the interest of the children and they have enjoyed learning about volcanoes around the world. We couldn’t learn about volcanoes though without having Read more…

Life Cycles – Year 5

In year 5, our science this term is Living things and their habitats. We have been exploring different environments and how animals are adapted to where they live, in small groups we researched the life cycles of different animals and their habitats. We created posters full of fantastic facts about Read more…

Year 6 – Extreme weather hunt

This afternoon, we went outside on a fact hunt about extreme weather across the world. The children found out lots of facts about the coldest and hottest country and about key rainforests and rainfall. The children then used these facts to label a map of the world.

Year 6 Explore Greece.

This term we are studying Ancient Greece. The children have been busy this week finding out about Greece today in terms of physical and human geography. They then used their research to write a persuasive piece on visiting to Greece. Some great writing Year 6. I’m very tempted to go Read more…

Map work in Year 1

This week we have been discussing maps and when people would use them, the children matched symbols which they might see on maps with landmarks, then challenged themselves to draw the symbols. We enjoyed looking at a local map and following the route we take when walking to school. The Read more…

Year 6 Topic

This term our topic is about our changing world and the causes of it such as pollution and ozone damage. As part of this work, we have been learning all about the types of power that can be generated in the UK and some of the disadvantages and advantages of Read more…

Year 6 Explore Volcanoes

This term we have been working on our extreme earth topic. As part of this topic, we have been learning all about volcanoes. Here is just some of our work. English Cross Curricular writing. The children produced a recount as if they were there when the volcano erupted.   News Read more…

Year 5 Ancient Egyptians

Over the past two weeks, Year 5 children have been working hard exploring the Ancient Egyptian Civilization. Firstly, they located Ancient Egypt in time and place. Then, children found out how society was organised in the Ancient Egyptian times and they discovered some interesting facts about their way of living. Read more…

Year 6 Explore Greece

This week we have started our summer term topic on “Ancient Greece”. The children have used a range of sources including Atlases, Google maps and photographs to find out about the physical geography of Greece. A great start to our topic year 6. Well done.

Local Area Walk

Today Year One went on a walk around the local area, we developed an understanding of the different amenities in the area and engaged in lot’s of discussions, including different types of houses. We enjoyed the walk and it allowed the opportunity for children to develop their geographical vocabulary whilst Read more…

Pointillism – UK Landmarks

During the Spring and Summer Terms, Year 3 produced some wonderful work using the pointillism technique they had learnt. Here are the amazing UK Landmarks pictures that they produced as part of a cross curricular topic which was part of our Geography unit. I hope you enjoy their work and can spot Read more…

‘At the Farm’ Year One

Year One have enjoyed our Topic ‘At the Farm’  Here we are enjoying some time in the provision areas, working as a team to complete a Farmyard jigsaw.  We also used shadows to create Farmyard pictures.  We drew around the shadows of farm animal figures to create a farmyard scene.

Year 4 – Map Skills

As part of our European Neighbours topic this term we have been learning some new map skills. In the first session Miss Bowman gave us a map of inner city London and we had to describe different routes around the city from popular landmarks, such as Buckingham Palace. In the Read more…