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This week we are going to find out about the seaside. Here is a powerpoint with lots of information about the seaside. There are some important words. Can you see some human and physical features? Remember human features are things that have been put there by people. Physical features are things that have been made by nature.

Geography Activities


Reception - Look at the pictures on the powerpoint. Can you use these words to talk about the pictures?

  seaside    sand    sea    beach    lighthouse    shop

Now draw a picture of the seaside and try to include all of the features above.



Year 1 - Can you use all of Reception's words above when you talk about the pictures AND:


             coast   sand dunes    bay    cliffs    harbour

Can you group the words into 'Human' and 'Physical' features?


Now draw a picture of the seaside. How many of the features can you include? Can you label the features?


Year 2 and 3

How many of the key features on slide 2 can you use when you talk about the pictures on the powerpoint?

Draw and label a picture of the seaside with as many features listed on slide 2 as you can.

Now make 2 lists of the features - Human and Physical

Challenge - can you add any more human and physical features to your lists?


This term's Art will be all about Sculpture.

Later in the term we will find out about our featured artist. But for now let's have fun creating some outdoor natural sculptures in the style of Andy Goldsworthy.


He creates some beautiful sculptures using natural materials. You can too!



We would love to see photographs of your creations. If you send them to us using the class email address we can add them to our Superstar learning!

This week we will aim to relax and get strong! Can you remember the yoga poses we have been learning in P.E.?Here are some reminders. Who can remember to add their calming breathing - remember breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth, nice and slowly.






                              Cat                              Remember your flat back!



Now let's chill out with a guided relaxation.

Peace Out Guided Relaxation for Kids | 12. Rainbow Waterfall

Peace Out is a series of guided relaxations and visualizations for kids, written and voiced by Jaime from Cosmic Kids. In this guided relaxation, we go flopp...

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