Key Stage 1 Weather Experts

Through a series of lively activities, such as creating and filming their own weather forecasts or making their own weather station, children will build knowledge of seasonal and daily weather patterns in the UK. Begin to understand the hot and cold areas of the world as well as developing locational knowledge and early geographical skills.

Block A
4 sessions
Daily Weather News

Make a weather chart and film your own weather forecasts! Learn about the countries and capital cities of the UK, points of the compass and weather symbols along the way.

English, Geography
Block B
5 sessions
Meteorologists

Explore aspects of weather. Make simple weather measuring instruments and contribute to a class weather station and weather chart.

Science, DT, Geography
Block C
5 sessions
Seasonal Change

Study famous artworks and create collages, drawings and paintings to develop an understanding of weather patterns. Work towards a final art display.

Art & Design, Geography
Block D
4 sessions
Extreme Weather

Learn about extreme weather conditions in the UK. Look at homes adapted to different climates around the world. Create a storm-resistant den and a flood-resistant house.

PSHE, DT, Geography
Block E
6 sessions
Climate Around the World

Learn about the continents, the poles, and many more key ideas, including the 5 key climate zones. Create a travel agency, travel brochures and passport travel stamps!

English, Geography
Block F
6 sessions
Hot, Hot, Hot!

This block focuses on the hot climate, art and music of South Africa. Design and construct instruments to accompany performances of weather chants.

English, Art & Design, DT, Geography, Music
Block G
5 sessions
Cold, Cold, Cold!

Learn the effects of climate change. How do we combat these changes and create a class eco-code? Perform a class assembly about Antarctica, penguins and climate change.

PSHE, English, Science, Geography
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