This half term, our topic in Year 5 is ‘Life in the Rainforest’, focussing on the Amazon Rainforest, and so far, the children are absolutely loving it! Although we have learned a lot about the rainforest in our English book (‘The Explorer’ by Katherine Rundell), it was our Geography lessons that rea


This week was the first time Year One had a Geography lesson. We talked about where we live. Some children said that they lived in Gateshead whilst others were able to say their address. The children learnt that we all live in a country called England. We found it on a globe and realised that Englan


In our geography lessons, the children in year 3 have been learning about the water cycle. The boys and girls were able to label a diagram of the water cycle and use the words evaporation, condensation and precipitation accurately. In order to investigate what happens in the water cycle, the childre


Over the last two weeks, the children in Year 6 have been undertaking Geography work linked to their World War Two topic. They used atlases to locate areas in the UK where children had been evacuated from and to, used a London Underground Map to locate German spies using compass directions and locat


In Geography this week, we have been looking at why the world is divided into different zones. We have learnt about circles of latitude and know that the Earth is split into Northern and Southern Hemispheres. We have also looked at different climate zones; Tropical, Arctic, Temperate and Mediterrane


As part of our ‘River of Life’ topic, the children have been learning about the physical geography of rivers. Many of them were able to name the rivers in our local area, capital city and even some in different parts of the world. They also made thoughtful suggestions about why rivers are such an im


In Geography, Year 2 have been learning all about maps. First, the children learnt that maps use symbols as there isn’t enough room on a map to write words/sentences. The children learnt about some basic map symbols and what they represented. Then they went on a map symbol hunt around the grounds of