Category Archives: Geography

Locating China

This afternoon, we used our geographical and map skills to locate China and its cities. We also located other countries in the world and investigated their population. Did you know China has over 1 billion people in its country?

Do you know any facts about China?

The population of China

This afternoon, we have been looking at the population of China. We found out the population is increasing over the years and in 2020 the population is predicted to be 1420 million.

Do you know any facts about China?

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Population of Shrewsbury

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Class 8 looked at the population in Shrewsbury through the years.  they used this information to analyse and interpret data. What did you find out about the population of Shrewsbury?

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Geography

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Today in Topic, Class 8 used the atlas’ to look at the physical features of the UK. They then identified them on their own UK map. What physical features did you include?

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Wroxeter

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Today, we have been to Wroxeter, the Roman ruins in Shrewsbury. We were able to look at an old Roman Town House and see ruins that were actually there when the Romans were! We also had a go at pretending … Continue reading

Locating where the Ancient Greeks lived!

This afternoon we have been locating places onto maps. We labelled a map of Greece, World Map of Continents and Ocean and a map of Europe. Do you know any places on these maps and where they go?

Ancient Greeks!

Well done to everyone who completed some activities in the holidays related to Ancient Greeks. What have you learnt about Ancient Greeks?

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Operation Christmas Child

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Class 8 enjoyed packing their shoe boxes, ready to be sent to children who are not as fortunate as us. Which country do you think our shoe boxes will go to this year?

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Sponsored fun run

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This afternoon, we completed our sponsored fun run. Class 8 enjoyed video blogging and interviewing some children. Please remember to collect your sponsor money and bring it into school.

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Anglo Saxon Visit

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Today we visited the Potteries Museum in Stoke-On-Trent. We enjoyed learning about the Staffordshire Hoard and looking at some of the items on display. We created our own Anglo Saxon style clay pots and took part in an interactive scenario … Continue reading