Exploring Eco-Tourism: Persuasive Writing and Decision Making in Geography

Have you ever thought about the impact your holidays have on the places that you visit? Here, our Geography teacher Mrs Barrett explains what her Year 9 group has been working on recently... In Year 9 last term that is exactly what we were considering. At the end of the unit we completed a decision-making exercise to decide whether a new ski resort should be built in Baad, Austria.  Each student took on the role...

World Water Day in Year 5!

Last half term, Year 5 were learning about rivers, leading up to Word Water Day on 22nd March, where the children all wore blue and made pledges about saving water. Here is Mrs Buchannan, their class teacher, to explain what they have been up to... “For World Water Day, we thought about the use of river water, and the treatment of water before it becomes safe for us to drink. In many countries, the flooding...