In Geography, Year Two have been learning all about map symbols. They discussed what a map is and what it is used for. Did you know map symbols make reading a map easier? The boys and girls learned that maps are too small to include lots of writing, so symbols are used instead. They went on a hunt a


It was a pleasure to take Year One to Souter Lighthouse this week.  Fortunately the sun was shining all day long.  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


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