Thorney Close Primary School

"Where Learning Blossoms..."

www. Geography

Here are some useful links to learn all about the world.

Explore the globe with our National Geographic 

National Geographic Kids

Up to date weather forecasts 

BBC Weather

Met Office

Wind, Rain and Temperature Maps


Newsround world current events 


The Environment Agency has a children’s section has many useful facts, activities and animations and includes sections on: air, energy, land, climate change, people and lifestyles, resources and waste, water and wildlife Environment Agency

The Biomes of the World

Royal Geographical Society

BBC Teach

Ordnance Survey

BP Resources

Primary Resources


Mapzone provides an introduction  how maps work and how to interpret them. It includes these 8 sections: starting mapping, symbols, compasses and directions, grid references, understanding scale, measuring distance, relief and contour lines and compass bearings. 


Search for local street maps by postcode, OS grid reference, place name or street name. Maps are extendable in eight compass directions using Streetmap.


Online mapping site which includes eye level 'Streetview' 

Google Maps

Maps resized to show population sizes, income, etc. 

World Mapper

Images Around the World

The Geograph® Britain and Ireland project aims to collect geographical photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland, and you can be part of it.


Photographic images of countries which can be selected by continent, then by country.

Travel Images

Panoramic images