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Geography

Spring Term!

Here is a brief overview of this term's topics and their Geography links:

 

Nursery - Talking Animals!

In Nursery we are learning about some traditional tales.  We will be taking a trip to Rice Lane City Farm in our local environment.

 

Reception - Spring Awake!

Reception will be continuing to learn about seasonal changes and looking for signs of Spring! 

 

Year 1 - Poles Apart

  • Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the continents of the world.
  • Identify the location of hot and cold countries in relation to the Equator and North and South Poles

 

Year 2 - Wonder Women

  • Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the UK and its countries.

 

Year 3 -Transport

  • To locate a range of localities using local and world maps, identifying transport links
  • To identify different modes of transport and their uses
  • To investigate the most popular types of transport in the local area
  • To look at the location of airports and their key features

 

Year 4 - The World's Kitchen

  • To use maps and atlases to locate continents, oceans and countries and capital cities around the world
  • To learn about traditional cuisines which belong to different countries
  • To know where our food comes from and how it arrives in our country

 

Year 5 - Mexico and the Mayans

  • To use maps, atlases and globes to locate Mexico
  • To describe the differences between Mexico and the UK e.g. climate, time zones, food, population, religion and homes
  • To understand what attracts people to holiday in Mexico

 

Year 6 - Disaster!

  • To use maps, atlases and globes to locate volcanoes and fault lines and identify countries most severely affected by volcanoes
  • To understand how a volcano is formed and why it erupts
  • To describe and understand the impact of volcanic eruptions on human settlements

 

 

Some useful websites!

 

www.ngkids.co.uk

www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/geography/index.html

www.dkfindout.com/uk/

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/geography.shtml

 

Just for year 5!

www.kidzworld.com/article/26424-all-about-mayan-culture

Year 5: Rivers Field Trip

Aims and Expectations of Fieldwork Fortnight

Coming soon: Fieldwork Fortnight!

 

Watch this space for pictures and descriptions of what all the got up to during this new, exciting project!

 

 

Year 5 UK Mountain Mapping!

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