We rounded off our Science learning for this half-term by discussing habitat change, whether natural or man-made. We identified natural changes to habitats, such as the changing seasons, flood or drought and discussed whether they have a positive or negative effect on the living things within that habitat. We then went on to look more […]Read More LK2 Science – climate and habitat change – what can WE do to help?
LKS2 have turned travel agent in order to show off their Geography learning from this half-term. They have showcased the best of the USA in beautifully designed and written leaflets, all of which detail physical and human features of this vast nation including the wealth of Native American culture that all tourists should learn about. […]Read More BOOK NOW FOR THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME!
Year 1 and 2 learnt about Brazilian food this week, and had a go at making “pao de quejio” – a cheesy puff made of manioc flour. We made the dough, shaped it into balls and baked them before tasting. They were delicious!Read More KS1: Pao de quejio
This week in Geography, Year 1 and 2 were comparing the weather in the UK to the weather in Brazil. They created weather maps and reported on the weather expected in Brazil. The news reports were so impressive, the Brazilian news team asked KS1 to create a special report about Football in Brazil.Read More KS1 Geography – And now for the weather!
LKS2 have been learning about the indigenous peoples of the USA and thinking about human geography considerations that decided where they settled prior to the arrival of the colonialists, and what the impact of these arrivals was. We used our knowledge of physical and political maps to infer why the various tribes settled in the […]Read More LKS2 Geography – Native Americans
LKS2 have started to look at human geography (man-made features) such as settlements, transport networks, trade, economy and culture. We discussed how physical geographical features can influence human geography by affecting where people choose to settle, how they move around, the creation of borders and how and where people trade. We then chose a physical […]Read More Human and Physical Geography
Year 1 and 2 started their new geography topic about Brazil this week. We watched some video clips of Brazil, spotting the human and physical features. Everyone decided that Brazil looks like a great country to visit, so we got out the atlases and found it on the map. We labelled our own world map […]Read More KS1: Where is Brazil?
LKS2 have begun their new Geography topic, all about the USA. We jumped in with some map work, both digital and paper-based, and located the USA in relation to the continents of the World, the Equator, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn and the Prime Meridian line. We then found out the difference between Physical […]Read More Road Trip USA!
This half term, we have been learning all about food growing, from allotments to food miles. For this weeks learning, we have studied two case studies of farming around the world. Starting in North America, we learned about citrus farming in California – where the climate and conditions are perfect for these juicy fruits! Then […]Read More Geography UKS2
Should we eat seasonally? Is it ok to import food? We learned about seasonality and how it is possible to buy foods in supermarkets that are out of season. Pretending to be chefs, we designed a seasonal menu for a given month using seasonality calendars. We then talked about the environmental impact of importing foods, […]Read More UKS2 Geography