This cross curricular topic introduces children to the concept of a seaside town. Through exploration and investigation work children will learn about social historical changes and the natural environment of a seaside town. Through exploring the seashore, identifying living things which live in the coastal environment, creating food chains and investigating human uses of the coast. To add breadth and depth to this topic, children can progress to learning about the importance of coastal conservation.
A collection of worksheets of varying difficulty. Identifying basic anatomical features of birds to more detailed descriptions. Cut and stick, fill in the missing word, match, label. Gannets, puffins and gulls
Example seashore codes of conduct. Children can use the templates and agree on a given code of conduct, they can write a class code or write their own. Perfect before a class trip to the beach. Editable to include your own site specific risks i.e cliffs, quicksand, mud flats.
Cross Curricular termly children will have: explored the seashore; identified living things which live in the coastal environment; created food chains and investigated human use of the coast. They will develop this knowledge and gain an understanding of the importance of conservation of the coast in this topic.