Forestdale Primary School

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Enjoy the half term - please stay safe - the children are back on MONDAY 2ND NOVEMBER...


Geography –


L.I.  To locate the counties of England


Explain that the UK is split up into counties Show children a map of the UK split into counties Revise the 8 compass points Model how to describe counties in relation to each other e.g. Berkshire is west of London Explain that the compass points do not start with capital letters, but the counties do because they are names of places Explain what the term ‘bordered’ means and give a couple of examples of its use e.g. Suffolk is bordered by Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex


Activity: Children to answer a series of questions on location of counties of England e.g. Berkshire is to the   ______ of Greater London, The most south-eastern county is            etc Extension: children to make up their own questions for a partner to answer



Awards we have received so far.

  • Primary Science
  • Healthy Schools
  • Health for Life
  • Artsmark Award
  • EEF
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Music Mark