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Recommended Resources

BBC Bitesize

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z2f3cdm

Bitesize is the BBC's free online study support resource for school-age students. It has information, video clips, quizzes and other activities to deepen children's understanding of a subject. 

Google Earth

www.google.co.uk/intl/en_uk/earth/

Use Google Earth to find places around the world. You can look at where you live, but also find places in other countries. 

DK Find Out!

www.dkfindout.com/

This is a website for kids which allows them to research their own questions, what videos and complete quizzes about a variety of subjects. 

Map Zone

www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone

This website has a variety of games and  help for children about mapping and geography.

National Geographic Kids www.natgeokids.com/uk/category/discover/geography/

National Geographic Kids is a children's magazine published by the National Geographic Society. The website can be used for research, quizzes and fun facts. 

Oxford Owl

www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/school-year/subject-guides/geography-at-primary-school/

This website gives ideas for activities and experiences that you could use to support your child in developing their geographical skills and knowledge. 

Suggested Activities

  • Find opportunities for your child to use maps – theme parks, visiting museums or historical buildings. 
  • Ask your child to plan a route to travel on the train or tube. 
  • Buy a junior world atlas or globe and find places that you or family members have visited/would like to visit.