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For all our children – whilst with us and throughout their lives – to be inspired and fascinated with the world, feeling confident, knowledgeable and skilled to further explore their curiosity for the immediate and wider environments, further understanding the Earth, its interconnections, people and changing features.



The start of this academic year we will introducing our new online education platform Kapow Primary ( This offers a comprehensive range of curriculum-aligned resources and interactive activities.


As always, we aim to engage our Timberley students in their learning, providing a curriculum that inspires and develops the skills to become truly knowledgeable, skilled and independent learners.  


A hailstorm in the desert? Rare weather phenomenon shocks residents


Not quite the usual weather for this area of the world. Click here to find out what happened.


Indonesian volcano eruption


Click here for more information on the volcanic activity!


Want to learn more about your world?


Check out National Geographic's "Destination World". Plus there's so much to do on the site!

Click here to find out more.


It's the song we all know and love...


The Continents Song. Click here to have a singalong.


Do you know about "rewilding"?

Find out more here.


Continents and Oceans


Why not test your continents and oceans knowledge with this fun interactive website.


Google Earth Basics Tutorial

Learn the basics of using Google Earth, including how to "fly" around the globe, how to use the mouse controls, how to turn layers on and off and what the la...

Why not visit the websites below for some extra help with Geography?




Christmas Traditions - Countries and Cultures


Find out how Christmas Traditions and how Christmas is celebrated in lots of different countries and cultures around the world! Click here to find out more.

Local Area Week

What a week it’s been throughout the school! The children have loved having the opportunity to focus on the local area, both past and present.


We’ve looked at the history and geography of the surrounding area, including the area’s involvement and contribution to WWII, mapping out and locating features and buildings, looking through maps over time and seeing how and why land use has changed – and so much more!



Frosty Focus

Wondrous Weather

Making Comparisons

A part of our Get Set Go morning activities, the children have been completing some Geography-based activities. For this one, children were asked to draw a picture of someone fishing. We then learnt about fishing in the River Gel, Sudan. The children were surprised by how different it is over there. 

Zayne - "The water seems dirtier and not as deep. They also don't have fishing rods."


What do you know about... the United Kingdom?

Year 3 - Volcanoes


Great to see the Year 3s researching and reporting on their volcanoes. Visit the Year 3 Class Page for more information and pictures.


Some fantastic Geography work on display...

Superbia Perseverantia et Passionem Pride, Perseverance and Passion