Teach children about their local area. This project develops children’s knowledge of key landmarks, services and the community, how these have changed over the years and what they, as the younger generation, can do for their local area.
Linked science investigation: How do plants grow in winter?
Linked texts: Paddington Goes to Town – Michael Bond; The Elves and the Shoemaker – Vera Southgate and Robert Lumley
Walk around the local community
Improve the local area
Recounts and captions; Nursery rhymes; Instructions; Adverts; Diaries
Changes within living memory; Significant people; Places and events in the local area
Famous local artists; Creating views from the local area
Photo stories; Algorithms
Making models; Baking; Making signs; Designing buildings
Fieldwork in the local area; Human and physical features; Using and making maps; Aerial images
Belonging to a community; Improving the local area
Everyday materials; Plants
How do plants grow in winter?