Monthly Archives: October 2013

Animal adaptation displays

JKM’s classes have been busy creating rainforest displays and showing how the different layers of the forests have different characteristics by thinking about animal adaptations. The students worked on an animal adaptation poster which they they linked to the structure of the rainforest displays.DSCN7432 DSCN7433

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Categories: Uncategorized, Year 9 Category

Y9 Amazon food webs

Y9 were busy examining the food webs and ecosystems of the tropical rainforest in the Amazon basin this week, by creating a visual representation of the different ideas to display in the geography rooms.Photo on 10-10-2013 at 14.34 Photo on 10-10-2013 at 14.35 Photo on 10-10-2013 at 14.36 #2 Photo on 10-10-2013 at 14.37 #2 Photo on 10-10-2013 at 15.03

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Geography adventures in Malham 2013

Our annual visit to the Yorkshire Dales saw sunny weather again! 40 students and 5 staff saw the highs (of the limestone pavement on top of Malham Cove) and the lows (of Ingelborough cave system). The purpose was geography bonding right at the start of the GCSE course, and to see real examples of limestone scenery, the impact of tourism and how rural environments are changing. The group experienced intensive geography learning (studying till 10.30pm one night!) as well as the infamous team challenge and the ‘G’ factor competition.Mr MacGregor explains at the base of Gordale scar

The geography team

The geography team

Circle time at Janet's Foss

Circle time at Janet’s Foss

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