Geography

14Jun2024

In Reception this week, we have continued to explore life on the farm by reading  ‘What the ladybird heard’ by Julia Donaldson. It has been a busy week for our young learners. The story tells the tale of a small ladybird who helps protect the fine prized cow from the sneaky criminals. The criminals

17May2024

In Geography, Year Two have been learning all about the world’s continents, oceans and climate zones. They have used atlases to identify where these are in the world as well as countries close to the equator and the North and South Poles. To begin, the children learned that there are seven continent

26Apr2024

To launch our topic ‘Sense of Place’, the boys and girls have been learning about the UK and practising their atlas skills. They began by recapping previous learning and naming the four countries which make up the UK before identifying them on a map. They were then introduced to the term county,

27Mar2024

In Geography, the boys and girls have been learning about rural and urban areas. They began by exploring what these terms mean and identifying rural and urban areas from photographs.  They then compared maps of Harlow Green over the years and concluded that it has changed from a rural area into an

27Mar2024

Year 4 have been studying mountains this term, and to finish off our Geography topic we took a trip to the hilliest park we could find (Wharton Park – Durham – our version of a mini-mountain). Whilst there, we took part in some orienteering and compass work all around the park, run by Durham County

15Mar2024

This term in Geography, Year Two have been learning about rural Uganda. They have compared their life in Harlow Green to a child’s life in rural Uganda. First, the children found out what rural and urban mean. They identified that a rural place is in the countryside and does not have many people l

1Mar2024

This week in reception we have been exploring the South Pole. We began by reading ‘Lost and Found’ by Oliver Jeffers that tells the story of a little boy who finds a lost penguin and must travel across the treacherous ocean to find his home in the South Pole. We discussed what the weather is li

9Feb2024

This week Nursery have been on a journey to China to celebrate the Chinese New Year. We have learnt all about the celebration of ‘Chinese New Year’ and explored their culture, looking at how it id different and similar to our own New Years celebration. We found that this year is the year of the Drag