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Geographers Working as Geographers Year 5 Blog 2017-18

Monday 23rd April – Y5 create maps to illustrate Friday’s walk

One of our Working as Geographers skills is to be able to create and modify maps based on field observations.  Today, Y5 did just that, creating beautifully illustrated and annotated maps of their river walk through the city.  Cartography (the science of creating maps) is both ancient and invaluable to our understanding of the world around […]


Friday 20th April – Year 4 river walk

What a fabulous day.  Year 4 completed their introductory walk of the part of the River Wensum that will be the focus for their Working as Geographers project.  We picked up the river at the end of Sycamore Wood, walked across Anderson Meadow, then after a short walk along Marriott’s Way, picked up the river […]


Year 5 River Wensum Walk

Today, Year 5 explored their section of the river. The children looked at New Mills, Coslany St Miles, Duke St Bridge, Blackfriars Bridge, Fye Bridge, Whitefriars Bridge, Peter’s Bridge, Cow Tower, Bishop Bridge and Pull’s Ferry. at each stop, the children had to write down what they saw, smelt and heard and what they noticed […]


Working as Geographers

We launched our Working as Geographers project today with the first of a two-day Romance Event.   Our Y3, 4 and 5 children took part in a carousel of activities.  The children: learned about what a river was in Mr Swan’s session entitled The River Wensum – from source to mouth made water droplet art with […]