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Geography Chatter

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Y3 Forest School

11-11-2023

In Forest School today, Year 3 had great fun working on their map reading skills to find different locations and symbols, gathering wood, identifying different leaves from different trees and working on their fire-lighting skills.

#RPForestSchool

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Y5 Forest School

11-11-2023

Working collaboratively, Y5 improved their knot tying skills, and developed their designing and building skills. It was good to be outside. #RPEnrichment

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Y4 Forest School

15-11-2023

Year 4 had a fantastic session with @Littlefoothq  We started of by learning the sheet bend knot  After that, we worked on identifying different trees by their leaves  Finally, we started developing our map skills  #RPForestSchool #RPEnrichment

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Y5 Forest School

19-11-2023

Time spent outside with @Littlefoothq always makes us smile. Today we identified leaves and named the trees they had come from as well as secured hammocks and raced to start a fire

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Y3 Forest School

06-12-2023

Year 3 had an excellent time in their @Littlefoothq Forest School session. We made leaf kebabs to identify different leaves, played directional games, worked on our knot tying and had great fun using a technique to stay warm!  #RPEnrichment #RPForestSchool

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Y3 Forest School

06-12-2023

We are experts at this technique to stay warm! #RPEnrichment #RPForestSchool

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YN Forest School

06-12-2023

We had a fantastic forest school session with @Littlefoothq We went on a hunt to see who could find the most snakes and then had great fun using a technique to stay warm by cosying up underneath a shelter! We ended the day playing a game of predator and prey! #RPEnrichment

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Y4 Forest School

09-12-2023

We had another fantastic session with @Littlefoothq We learnt essential skills to survive in colder conditions  The children built a shelter out of natural materials, used a tarp to build an overhead shelter and practiced how to get under a cover in an emergency #RPEnrichment

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YR Forest School

09-12-2023

Reception had a fantastic session with  @Littlefoothq today. We started with a fun game, we had to collect all of the ropes and defend the base. Then we tied knots and showed resilience moving and untying the knots. #RPEnrichment

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Y2 Geography

17-12-2023

In geography today the children worked collaboratively to use maps of the playground to find clues left by the mischievous elf. They did a fantastic job of orientating their maps to help find the clues

#RPGeography #fieldwork

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Y3 Geography

17-12-2023

In Geography, we compared rural and urban areas using maps. We found our school, and then noticed similarities and differences between the two types of areas. #RPGeography @SILPrimary

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Y2 Forest School

29-01-2024

Year 2 had a great forest school session with @Littfoothq. The children worked together to use sticks to accurately mark out the 4 compass points & used flint and steel to practise making sparks for fire lighting. #outdoorlearning #forestschool #RPForestschool

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Y5 Forest School

29-01-2024

Working collaboratively to tie knots, create art and get into a shelter. The cold certainly didn’t stop Y5 learning outside with @Littlefoothq this week. #RPForestschool

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Y6 Forest School

29-01-2024

Today in forest school, we practiced knots which could secure a shelter in the wind, practiced compass points using the school grounds and worked on team building shelter activities. #RPForestschool

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Y6 Geography Trip

24-02-2024

To end our fantastic trip to @MuseumLiverpool, we took the opportunity to sketch the water front in the style of

@IanFennelly We enjoyed taking in our surroundings and looking at the buildings in detail. #RPEnrichment #RPArt
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Y6 Geography

24-02-2024

We had a fabulous trip to @MuseumLiverpool! We had the opportunity to explore the museum, find out about trade links to Liverpool and take part in a workshop, which taught us about imported and exported goods. This linked to our learning in Geography. #RPEnrichment #RPGeography

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Y1 World Wildlife Day

09-03-2024

We discussed animals that live in our oceans as part of #WorldWildlifeDay & some asked how big some of the animals were. So, along with  @Year2RobyPark we did some research and used ourselves to make the length of blue whales and orca. We were amazed at their size!

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Y3 World Wildlife Day

09-03-2024

During #WorldWildlifeDay2024 we sorted food chains, made our own and considered what can happen when a food chain is disrupted. We discovered the dangers on the food chain if animals go extinct, and how all different food chains are dependent on each other.

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Y4 World Wildlife Day

09-03-2024

For #WorldWildlifeDay2024 we focused on food chains! We looked at the different types of producers, consumers and predators from a range of habitats. We created fact files on food chains to share what we have learnt 

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Y6 Forest School

09-03-2024

Year 6 had a fabulous morning at forest school @Littlefoothq  We used mallets to help us build camouflaged shelters, hung hammocks and collected birch bark to light our own fires  #RPEnrichment

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Y4 Forest School

09-03-2024

In today’s forest school session with @Littlefoothq we learnt how to safely use a mallet to put up a camouflage net and worked collaboratively to install a hammock  #RPEnrichment

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Y5 World Wildlife Day

17-03-2024

On #WorldWildlifeDay2024 we focused on reusing, reducing and recycling and the damage it can cause to the environment if we are careless. Listen to our important messages written by the children.

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Y5 Geography

17-03-2024

Year 5 were given the task of discussing and grouping natural resources. Once completed we learned about fossil fuel, renewable and non renewable resources. #RPGeography

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Y6 World Wildlife Day

17-03-2024

During world wildlife day, we explored how our oceans have become polluted over time. We discussed the impact this has on our wildlife and explore ways we can help save our oceans.

#WorldWildlifeDay

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YR Forest School

17-03-2024

Reception started the morning with a fantastic session with @Littlefoothq. We had to search for bugs and work collaboratively. Then we practised making our own fires using stones and sticks. We had a real fire and practised using the fire lighters. #RPEnrichment

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Y4 Geography

17-03-2024

In geography we started our topic on mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes. In this lesson the children researched key facts about famous mountain ranges and found out how they were formed #RPGeography

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Y5 Geography

17-03-2024

Year 5 used atlases to locate countries around the world. We identified those countries that: have a high and low amounts specific natural resource and those countries that export high levels of their non-renewable natural resources. #RPGeography

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Y3 Geography

17-03-2024

In Geography today, we researched different climate zones such as continents they can be found in, temperatures and precipitation levels. #RPGeography

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Y2 Geography

17-03-2024

In geography this week the children have been using atlases to locate the 7 continents and the 5 oceans of the world. We also played some fun games to recap compass points and the countries of the U.K #RPGeography

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Y2 Geography

23-03-2024

In geography this week we were able to use @ClassVR to help compare hot and cold countries. We traveled to places like Tanzania, Norway, Brazil & Antarctica without even leaving our seats.

#RPGeography

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Y1 World Wildlife Day

23-03-2024

For #WorldWildlifeDay we learnt about oceans and waters. We located waters that surround the UK, created posters to stop plastic pollution and save our oceans before creating under water scenes with wax after seeing the amazing colours in oceans around the world! 

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YN Forest School

31-03-2024

Today we had a great session with @Littlefoothq. We learnt how to make a raft for our insect friends to float on. We placed it in a large puddle that we found and used bark from the trees for the insects to eat! We ended the session by safely warming our hands on our campfire

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Y1 Forest School

08-05-2024

We had a wonderful morning spent with @Littlefoothq in forest school  From identifying trees, compass points, bug hunts, camouflaging ourselves, fire lighting & knot practice, we had a very busy morning with lots of stamps towards our forest school badges! Well done year 1!

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Y2 Forest School

08-05-2024

Year 2 had a great forest school session with @Littfoothq. The children worked together to create natural prints while also practicing their knot tying skills. #ForestSchool #outdoorlearning #RPEnrichment

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YN Forest School

13-06-2024

We started the term with a forest school session with @Littlefoothq. We practised our rope skills and worked collaboratively to build homes and find food for our insects! We ended the session by taking part in some colourful leaf printing!  #RPEnrichment

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Y2 Forest School

15-06-2024

Y2 had a fantastic forest school session that led to lots of badges! We worked on our fire lighting skills before working collaboratively to create a piece of artwork using natural materials. We also used potato peelers to develop our whittling skills. #RPEnrichment @Littfoothq

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Y6 Geography

09-07-2024

In Geography we explored carbon emissions and the effects of green house gases across the planet. We completed a class experiment whereby we could see the increase in temperatures due to trapped gases. We also researched carbon emissions of food.  #RPGeography

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Y6 Forest School

09-07-2024

This week in Forest school we were building shelters and creating our own flag pole using natural resources. We worked on our map reading skills to determine distances between locations on a map. The children were so excited to receive their badges! #RPEnrichment

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Y5 Forest School

13-07-2024

Today we had a great session in forest school whereby we explored den building, leaf identification and practiced team building skills. 

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Y1 Class Trip

13-07-2024

We had such a great day at Laurel’s Wood today. We climbed trees, worked collaboratively and showed resilience while using a saw to cut bamboo to make necklaces, made a fire, toasted marshmallows & even had a go on the rope swing! #RPEnrichment

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