In our final Geography topic of the year, year 5 have been developing their map skills. The children began by consolidating what they knew about using atlases to find locations. They practiced reading the index and using the page number then simple grid coordinates to find a location. They also lear


Pebbles Pebbles Pebbles The children in the Nursery enjoyed collecting pebbles for their homework. When we came back to Nursery we explored the pebbles and discussed where we collected them from and used our senses to describe them. We then read the story ‘Peters Pebbles’, which is a story about a l


Holidays Holidays Holidays The children in Nursery have enjoyed talking about different kinds of holidays, where they could go, where they would like to go, where they would stay and how they would get there! The nursery has enjoyed pretending to be on planes and trains and writing tickets to each o


Our Geography topic this half term involves comparing two different European countries.  Since we already know so much about Ancient Greece, it is good to look at modern Greece as a comparison!  This week we started by looking at the climate zones, how this is likely to impact on the way people li


Year One have been learning about the world around us and the seaside  in Geography.  In particular they have been introduced to human and physical features in the environment.  They have learnt that physical features such as cliffs, rivers and mountains are natural and created by natural process


We have had a super week at Nursery this week! Our focus during small group times has been; ‘minibeasts’. Over the week, we have looked at different minibeasts, described them and talked about where we might find them in the garden. The children enjoyed talking about minibeast houses, what they


In our geography lessons this week, the boys and girls have been developing their map reading skills. Initially, the children recapped the countries found within the United Kingdom and they learnt that they live in the county of Tyne and Wear. All of the children have enjoyed using atlases to explor


As part of our end of term activities, all children from Year 1 to Year 6 take part in a class quiz focussed around their foundation subjects (History, Art, Geography, Science, PE etc) whether it is individually on the iPads or as a class, using the interactive quiz tool – Mentimeter.  The teachers