22nd February 2017
On Wednesday 22nd February, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 enjoyed an exciting UK Day. This was a full day dedicated to focusing on Geography skills; learning about the four UK countries and their capital cities. The children split into four mixed age groups and went off to ‘visit’ the four countries and learn about them in exciting, creative ways.
Each child was given a UK passport to take on their journey. Once there, they used maps to locate the country and capital city, discovered interesting facts and took part in a focused activity. In England, they wrote a postcard from an imagined visit to London; in Scotland they baked Scottish flapjack; in Wales, they created daffodil, dragon or castle art work and in Northern Ireland they learnt an Irish jig!
The children (and staff) came to school wearing clothes or colours associated with the UK and everyone had a fantastic day where they learnt lots. Thank you to all the staff who worked so hard to organise and deliver such an exciting day.