As part of our Rainforests topic, the children have been focussing on the continent of  South America as part of their Geography lessons. Atlases were used to establish the location of South America within the world; the children then found and named each of the countries, along with it’s capital c


In geography, Year 3 have been exploring the UK through an atlas. After recalling the four countries which make up the UK; England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the boys and girls then learned about counties and the location of our school. They enjoyed searching for Tyne and Wear in an atla


In year 4 Geography, the children have explored how the world is divided into different zones. They identified the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, the Equator and the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. Using these lines of latitude, they were able to describe where the continents of the world were


The children in Year 6 have been doing some Geography work over the last two weeks linked to their World War II topic. They used atlases to find out areas in the UK where children had been evacuated from and to; used the London Underground Map to locate German spies using compass directions; and loc


This week, Year 5 begun working on our Geography unit: Rivers! We started the week by discussing rivers local to us, and we were amazed to see how many rivers there were in the UK! We then branched out to the world. The children were given a map with various rivers identified on it, and they used th


Our new block of topic work in Geography is all about where we live.  Today the children thought carefully about this and during discussions decided that this could be their address or their town or village.  Some even realised that this could be the name of a country, England.  We used a globe t


In Geography, Year Two have been learning all about maps. The children went on a hunt around school and found lots of interesting map symbols, including a picnic site, a firepit and a polytunnel. From their hunt, the children recalled the location of each symbol and plotted them onto a map of the sc