Year 5 have been brushing up on their geography skills this week as we begin our new topic: ‘Changes in our Local Environment’.

First, we recapped the countries in the United Kingdom and, using Atlases, found out what the capital cities of these countries are. Then we discussed the differences between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and the British Isles – which blew our minds.

Then we began researching more into our region; the counties in the West Midlands and famous landmarks in our area.

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