"Living our Faith, Learning in Love"

"I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot, together we can do great things" Mother Teresa

"Love one another as I have loved you"John 13:34


Research Project

Spring 1


Our Local Area


What is our local area called?

What do you know about our local area?

What do you like/dislike about our local area?



You can present the answers in any way

* Words and pictures

* Poster

* Power point


What are human and physical features? Please copy and paste this link into your browser to find out more...



Can you have a discussion about different types of land use, physical and human features of our local area using some key vocabulary that we have been using in school?


Can you look at a map of our local area? (You might have some maps around your house)

What are the key features (special things) about maps? (Key, title, symbols, compass directions, colour code)


Have a look at Google Maps, can you find some of the landmarks and important places in our local area? (school, Church, shops, industry, housing, leisure facilities, open space)

Can you highlight these on your map using different colours?


Make a  ‘scrapbook’ to record pictures, photographs, maps, tickets, leaflets and any interesting artefacts about our local area. Please bring this into school with you to share with your friends. We can't wait to see it.


Bakewell tart, Yorkshire pudding, Lancashire hotpot, Welsh Cakes, Devon cream tea, Soda bread, Cornish pasties…. can you adapt the recipe and make new variations! 



Autumn Term


Where would you go if you could get on the Naughty Bus?

Where would you like to visit? Who would you like to see? What time would you get on the bus and why?


You can present your ideas in any way

* Story and pictures

* Poster

*Power point


Look at some pictures and maps of London and talk about what you can see.

Have you ever been to London? or

do you know someone that been?


Please write and draw some pictures of your experiences or talk to someone about what London is like and scribe what they say.


Devise a simple map of an area near to where you live to show landmarks and basic human and physical features. Construct basic symbols on a key.


Watch the daily weather report and keep a record of the weather in Manchester over a period of 1 week. What do you notice?