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Half term 4 (February)

In this fascinating topic, you will learn what mountains, rivers and coasts actually are, some of the forces that help create and shape these important features, and the effects they have on the world around them. You will learn about the climates, human interactions, and lifestyles shaped by the mountains, rivers and coasts of the world.


Learn about the formation and features of a river. Follow its journey to the sea and discover the role of the water cycle. Play a definition game, illustrate a glossary, create a collage, make an estuary nature reserve leaflet, learn about the 10 major world rivers and devise a dance capturing the moods of a river. Finally build and test your own boat to launch!


Become an enthusiastic mountain expert! Locate the highest peaks, identify mountain ranges, and research key facts about these. Create 3D mountain models and create presentations to share expertise.


Rivers have long been are a source of inspiration for artists. Consider light and colour in Monet’s River Thames series work and how his new style gave rise to the term “Impressionism”. Learn about the life and work of this great artist and create your own river artworks.

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