Key Stage 1

Our topic for this term is ‘My world and me’ and we will be studying similarities between the UK and Ecuador. We will be locating the UK and the position of the equator. We will look closely at the landscapes and climate in Ecuador and compare the capital cities London and Quito, looking at aerial photographs of each. We will also look at features on a map of these places and create our own.

Key Stage 2

Year 3 and 4

Our topic for this term is ‘Rainforests’ and we will look at where the rainforests are and why. We will also learn about what rainforests are like, their ecosystem and why they have different layers. We will consider why the climate in a rainforest is different to ours and ask do people live in rainforests. We will also learn about why rainforests are under threat.

Year 5 and 6

Our topic for this term is ‘Extreme Earth’ and we will consider why some areas of the earth experience extreme weather and study droughts, tornados, earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis. We will use geographical and descriptive language in our lessons.