Geography at Grove

Year 1
Where in the UK is our class bear?

This half term Year 1 have been naming and locating the four countries and four capital cities of the UK on a world map. The children then located and labeled rivers in the four countries. The children looked at seasonal weather patterns and drew symbols for the different weather types.

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Year 5
Jewellery Making in Birmingham

Year 5 have been looking at the changes within the Jewellery Quarter and Soho Road over time. The children identified the features of inner-city buildings and drew these on a sketch map. Following this, the children drew a sketch map of what their local area may look like in 2061 and how the buildings may be utilised differently in the future. The children have also been learning about the different types of industry and services within Jewellery making including primary and secondary services.

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Year 6
Natural Disasters

This half term Year 6 have been naming six types of natural disasters and locating historic examples of natural disasters on a world map. The children have described the conditions that are required to cause earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Year 6 used atlases to locate regions in the Tropics that create the conditions for hurricanes/typhoons. Photographs were used to assess the impact of an earthquake and volcanic eruption on the physical landscape and on human settlements.

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Year 1

Autumn 1 

Did Rosie play with the same toys as me?

Year 1 have named the countries that make up the United Kingdom.  They have used DigiMaps to find where in Handsworth Rosie used to live.

 

  

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Year 3

Autumn 1

I am a weather reporter

Year three have looked the desert and rainforest biomes and located them on a map of the word.  They have named countries on a map of Europe using atlases.  They have reported on the weather and compared the weather in the summer holidays to the weather in the Autumn term.

 

 

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