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St Peter's participates in Operation Encompass. Following the report of an incident of domestic abuse, school will be advised that the child has been involved. Please see school website for further details.

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We discussed at the signs of Autumn we already know. We then watched a BBC Bitesize video that shows the changes that happen in nature in    preparation for Winter. We learnt that leaves start to change colour, animals like hedgehogs and dormice start to hibernate and animals like squirrels start collecting nuts and seeds as food to store during the colder months. We then went outside and completed an “Autumn Treasure Hunt”.

We learnt about the 4 main compass points - north, east, south and west. To help us to remember the correct order, we sang a song and created some rhymes.

Never Eat Shredded Wheat

Never Eat Soggy Worms

Naughty Elephants Squirt Water

Naughty Elephants Squash Worms


We then went outside to play a game to find the compass points. When a compass point was shouted out, we had to run to the correct point.

We talked about how Earth is a sphere and has a northern and southern hemisphere. We live in the northern hemisphere in Chorley, England.

We located the North and South poles and discussed the climate in these areas. It is very cold. We also located the Equator which can be found around the centre of our world. It is an imaginary line and the climate there is very hot.

Different types of animals live on the Equator compared to the poles. We sorted these on our map.

We walked round our school and in groups we took photographs of things we like about our school and things that we would change. We then went back to class to discuss our reasons for the photographs.

We discussed what an address is and how “our” address is where we live. We then used “Digimaps” to locate our address on a map.


We then looked at the map to locate different places we knew such as school, St Peter’s Church and Astley park. 

In Geography this afternoon, we went outside to create a survey of the traffic that past our school! The children were surprised how busy the road was! 🚗 🏍️ 🚛 🚐 🚌