Over the last week, we have been developing our geographical skills. Geography involves studying the physical features of the earth and the human activity on it. We have used atlases to look at the location of counties, cities and towns that were directly involved in war – either as evacuation or ho


Year Two have been learning about maps and their symbols in their Geography lessons this week. First they found out that maps have symbols to make it easier to fit on all the information they need. The children found out that map symbols often look similar to the object they represent. They then use


This week in Year 5, we moved onto our next topic, and for the next two weeks, we are going to be learning all about rivers. To start off our new topic, the children used atlases to identify and locate the most famous rivers in the world. They were given a blank map with rivers from each continent.


This week, Year 6 have started their geography study of Pompeii. They started off by looking at volcanoes around the world and how plate tectonics contribute to their eruptions. They researched the different types of volcanoes and studied how many of them are located within the ‘ring of fire.’ After


It was a pleasure to take Year One to Souter Lighthouse this week.  Our first activity was rock pooling on the beach.  All the children were given buckets and nets and after a long walk down to the water’s edge, everyone was excited to start looking for some sea creatures.  They were extremely


In Geography, Year Two have been learning all about the world’s continents and oceans. The children learned that a continent is a large, solid area of land and there are seven continents in total. They thoroughly enjoyed learning some interesting facts about each continent, including the number of c


In our geography work this term, 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 explore t


In geography this term, the children in Year 3 have been learning about our local area. First, they researched rural and urban areas to identify these different areas. In order to investigate how Harlow Green has changed over time, the children studied a range of historical maps of the area. They we


In Year 4 this term, we have been learning all about mountain ranges. The children have used Google Earth to locate them in the world, as well as using street view to take a walk around the mountains (which they thoroughly enjoyed!). While exploring Google Earth, the children learnt facts about the


As part of our Geography unit, Year 5 went on a trip the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens. The children took part in a workshop, where they got to explore the different features of the rainforest and investigate how animals are adapted to live in the different layers. The children thoroughly enj