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Geography

Geography at Whitehouse Common ignites the children’s interest and understanding about the world around them. Through a skills-based curriculum, children use exploration, fieldwork activities and practical first-hand investigations both in and outside of the curriculum to explore enquiries about their own local community, other regions of the UK, and the wider world.

We endeavour to enhance the Whitehouse Common curriculum by reflecting the diverse society in which we live, and we study local geography such as the diversity of the population of Birmingham as well as global geography, taking advantage of our links with schools in Greece, Spain, Turkey, Austria.

Check out what we have been up to below!

Outdoor Learning

Year One have been using Geography skills in Science today, using a hula hoop to count the number of wild flowers in the area of the circle. They also used their mathematical skills by recording their findings on a tally chart.

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Nursery in the Jungle!

Nursery are walking through the jungle! #walkingthroughthejungle#geography

Nursery Geo 1  Nursery Geo 3Nursery Geo 2

Sound Maps

Reception enjoyed a sound walk this afternoon and created a sound map of the things that they heard. #geography#outdoorlearning#listeningskills#learningaboutsound

Reception Geography

Globes and Atlases in Year One

Year One have been exploring the continents using globes and atlases. We spotted lots of places!

Y1 Maps and Globes 1  Y1 Maps and Globes 3 Y1 Maps and Globes 4

Y1 Maps and Globes 2

PTA Fundraising

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