Geography

Swans Australian Immersion Day

by | 6 Jun 2021 | Art & Design, Geography, Swans

The Swans have been busy preparing their class display ready for their new geography topic on Australia!    

Rock Pools

by | 4 Apr 2021 | Art & Design, Design Technology, Geography, History, Kingfishers

This half term, the children in Kingfishers Class are thinking about the question ‘ Why do we love to be beside the seaside?’ The children have been looking at seaside towns in the UK. They have been learning about the coming of the railways and the history of the seaside holidays. They have learnt about […]

Oil Pastel Eyes and Noses

by | 3 Mar 2021 | Art & Design, Geography, Swans

The children spent Thursday afternoon creating the eyes and noses for their animal collages. They used oil pastels and practiced blending techniques to create this stunning work. Further photos to follow!    

A Fascinating Biome

by | 3 Mar 2021 | Geography, News, Swans

The children in Swans have been thinking about why it is important to protect our rainforests. They have been busy creating our class rainforest display and have produced some wonderful ‘Double-Page Spreads’ about this fascinating biome in Geography

The Year of the Rat – Chinese New Year

by | 1 Jan 2020 | Geography, Kingfishers, Religious Education, Visitors

The children were very lucky as Mrs Clark came into school and spoke to them about Chinese New Year. The children took part in different activities which included making a lucky red envelope and a Chinese dragon. Mrs Clark showed the children how to do Chinese writing and they enjoyed having a go at it. […]

Round Britain Quiz

by | 10 Oct 2019 | Geography, Owls, Parents

On Wednesday 9th Octobers, the Owls were joined by their parents and grandparents for a shared learning session. In Geography, the children had been learning about counties and regions, particularly the ones around where we live. Their challenge for the afternoon was to work together with their adults to try to label all the counties […]

Marvellous Maasai Tribal Necklaces.

by | 5 May 2019 | Geography, News, Woodpeckers

The Woodpeckers have continued their learning about Kenya by learning about The Maasai Tribe. The children learnt lots of facts by looking at different photographs and artefacts about the Maasai Tribe. This is a tribe of people living in the planes of Kenya. They learnt all about tribal culture and ways of life. Then they […]

Tractor Visit

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Community, Geography, Kingfishers, Owls, Visitors

James the Farmer brought his tractor to our school today as part of the Suffolk Agricultural Association’s Tractors into Schools initiative. James spoke to the children in Kingfishers and Woodpeckers Class about his tractor and his job. The children listened carefully and asked his lots of questions. The children also had the opportunity to sit on the […]

Chinese New Year

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Geography, Kingfishers, Religious Education

The children have been celebrating the Chinese New Year. They had the opportunity to taste: white rice, noodles, prawn crackers, fortune cookies and soy sauce. The children recorded their likes and dislikes of Chinese food on a chart and marked the correct box with a tick or a cross. The children were able to tell […]

Rainforest Researchers

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Geography, News, Woodpeckers

This week, Woodpeckers Class have been learning about The Rainforest. They are going to write fact files. To find out about the Rainforest, the children had to use resources to research and answer questions in pairs and on their own which inspired them to take charge of their own learning! The children used non fiction books, […]

Treating Water

by | 5 May 2018 | Geography, Owls

As part of their Geography topic on Water, on Tuesday 8th May, the Owls did a lesson on treating water. We watched a video about how water from the seas and rivers is treated to be made drinkable. The children were then given cups of dirty water and were asked to take the dirt out, […]

Our Country

by | 4 Apr 2018 | Geography

This week during their Geography lessons, the Year One children have been learning about the country they live in . They have found out the different features in a town setting and a countryside setting. They created their own town or countryside using resources around the classroom. The children have also learnt how to find […]