Geography





Find topic-based plans and resources on the geography of Guernsey.  What's in the News?  Learn about current issues, land use and re-development plans.  Compare and contrast Guernsey with other locations near and far.  Learn about the features of Guernsey.  What's it like to live on an island? How is Guernsey different from other places?What is the climate like in Guernsey and do we get any extreme weather?   Learn about the human and physical features and investigate your coastline.  It's your island, what do you think?  


How could we solve the parking problem in town?  Why do you think there is a problem?What are the advantages and disadvantages of paid parking?  How much do you think it should cost?  How could more people be encouraged to leave their cars at home?  Could additional parking be created anywhere?  Do you think money should be spent on building more underground carparks?  Should anyone be allowed to have spaces reserved?  What do you think of the current system of using clocks for parking?



What do you think of plans to re-develop Delancey Park?   Should money be spent on restoring the Neolithic Passage Grave or would you prefer to see more modern facilities?  Find out what happened to the monument to Admiral James de Saumarez and decide what kind of monument you would design to remember his life.  How can the park be re-designed so it is used by people of all different ages? Look at the Delancey Park Re-development powerpoint below.

                                                                  Chamber of Commerce

Examples of local geography topics:
  Year One- Around our school
  Year Two-Island Life
  Year Two- A contrasting locality overseas
  Year Two-Going to the Seaside
  Year Three-six- What's in the News
  Year Three- Our local area
  Year Four- A contrasting locality
  Year Five- A contrasting UK locality
  Year Five- Local traffic, an environmental issue
  Year Five/six- Investigating coasts

Please email me if you have any comments/feedback or local topic areas that you would like covered  kbeavan@topicguernsey.com
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