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Barnaby Bear at the Safari Park
Children read about Barnaby's adventure to the Safari Park.  … read more
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Barnaby Bear in the woods
A three page story about Barnaby Bear's trip to the woods and  … read more
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Beatrix Potter: My special place - Penguin schools resource
A great lesson pack on the much-loved author Beatrix Potter,  … read more
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Canals - ten minutes, five sentences!
A writing prompt to help get children's ideas flowing about canals.  … read more
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Castle locations
Use atlases to find the location of castles in the UK and Europe.  … read more
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Castle visit
Make a record of the features spotted during your castle tour.  … read more
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Codewords activity - Somerset Coal Canal
A differentiated brainteaser based on keywords linked to the  … read more
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Combe Hay locks 1 – Ten minutes, five sentences
A history starter activity using a photograph of a disused canal  … read more
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Combe Hay locks 2 – Ten minutes, ten facts
A history starter activity encouraging children to make inferences  … read more
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Combe Hay locks 3 – Ten minutes, ten facts
A history starter activity encouraging children to make inferences  … read more
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Compare and contrast locations
A promethean flipchart made from photos of the Yorkshire seaside  … read more
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Consider this
A mini project looking at the impact of housing. Children are  … read more
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Count the sacks of coal
A number activity where children fill in the gaps on the sheet  … read more
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Design sheets – local area
Use these simple design sheets for children to record their ideas  … read more
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Environment detective!
Begin with the Ranking activity which challenges children to  … read more
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Exploring the park with Barnaby Bear
Read through the description of Barnaby's trip to the park and  … read more
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Exploring the zoo with Barnaby Bear
Read through the description of Barnaby's trip to the zoo and  … read more
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Find the distance - Somerset Coal Canal
Children use a table to find the distances between locations  … read more
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Introduction to grid references - Somerset Coal Canal
A grid reference task based on a map provided by Somerset Coal  … read more
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Label a canal scene
A labelling activity where children read key canal vocabulary  … read more
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Life on a canal barge
A great historical enquiry activity. Children answer questions  … read more
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Local study evaluation
A collection of surveys and charts for collecting data from either  … read more
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London landmarks fact cards
A set of fact cards showing key London landmarks and some interesting  … read more
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On the canal – word mat
A useful word mat resource for descriptive writing. Children  … read more
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Sentence writing activity - Somerset Coal Canal (Y1/Y2)
In this sentence writing activity, children are challenged to  … read more
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Somerset Coal Canal – a history cloze activity
A cloze activity based on the background of the Somerset Coal  … read more
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Spot the difference: life on a canal barge (Y1/Y2)
Children study an image of a canal barge cabin from 1944, and  … read more
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Street name activities
A data collection sheet with two activities requiring pupils  … read more
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Take a virtual trip around a seaside town
Take a stroll around the coastal resort of Lyme Regis. Children  … read more
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Ten minutes, ten facts - On a barge
A history starter activity encouraging children to make inferences  … read more
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The arrival of Stone Age man
What was the geography of Britain a million years ago? How did  … read more
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The Somerset Coal Canal - Chopped up!
Three activities based on the creation of the Somerset Coal Canal  … read more
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Where is my school?
A super resource which helps develop a sense of place. Label  … read more
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Where's the best place to build a castle?
Explore several potential castle locations and draw out the advantages  … read more
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