Oldmixon Primary School is now closed. We remain open between 8am-6pm, Monday-Friday, for children who are identified as vulnerable and children whose parents are critical to the COVID-19 response, as defined in government documentation.

Following a rise in COVID-19 cases in Weston-super-Mare and the precautionary closure of local A&E provision, Trustees have decided to delay the wider reopening of ELAN schools to children in Preschool, YR, Y1 and Y6 by one week.

This will be reviewed by trustees on 4th June. Confirmation of specific year group opening dates, times and procedures will be conveyed to parents and carers following this review.

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Geography

Make sure that you scroll right to the bottom of the page. There are lots of activities for you to try.

 

EYFS

For younger children, geography is about noticing things happening in the natural world and in their own environment. Children will begin to comment on the things that they notice and ask questions to find out why things happen the way that they do.

Some activities to try.

  • Make a weather chart to record the changes in the weather.
  • Sort clothing into groups for different seasons.
  • Draw a picture of themselves in summer and winter.
  • Look at the local area on google maps – what buildings can they identify?
  • Draw a simple map of an imaginary place or a pirate map.
  • Draw a picture of a familiar place.
  • Look at photographs of other places – how are they the same and different?

KS1

https://www.3dgeography.co.uk/geography-worksheets#

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

KS2

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/category/play-and-win/games/

https://www.3dgeography.co.uk/geography-worksheets#

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

 

Geography Reading

The Geography website Oddizzi is allowing free access during school closures.

There is a wealth of good quality information and resources.

There are also texts to read with questions to think about afterwards.

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Password oddizzi

 

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The texts for reading can be accessed at the bottom of the screen on the left. There are texts to suit different reading abilities. Happy learning!

Have a look at these new resources from Oddizzi.

There is lots to learn about the physical features of the world.

Maps!

I know that lots of us like to browse maps, finding where we live and places that we have heard about.

Digimap are another website that are offering us free access while schools are shut. What a great opportunity to brush up on map skills and to explore the world!

Email your teacher using the class email address and they will give you the login details.

Remember to tell us about the things that you explore and learn on Digimap.

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Here are some activity ideas to get you started.

The land use activity asks you to print out a map. If you do not have a printer, have a go at sketching the map of your area. 

If you have a go at the quiz one, why not make up your own quiz about another town? We could share it for your friends to try.

 

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