Making Sense of Place

Suggested Resources

Challenges at Home:

  • Debate which 5 or 6 photos you would take of your locality to give a sense of place.
  • Visit Rackheath and spot the places mentioned in the film.
  • Walk around your locality and try to work out when different buildings/estates were developed. Where would you choose to build more houses? 
  • How has your locality changed – there are thousands of Norfolk photos here!

Challenges at School:

Piers Poem

Suggested Resources

Challenge at Home

  • Explore other poems about Norfolk.
  • Take a notebook out and about with you and jot down ideas to help you to write your own poetry, or write a poem as a family.
  • Or even write in the sand.

Challenge at School

  • Discuss the poems – have you ever felt like Piers or witnessed the things he describes in the second poem?
  • Magpie some of Piers’ ideas and phrases to build your own class or group poem about Norfolk or your local area.
  • Ideas to support teaching poetry.
  • Watch this video alongside “We are one” and explore the themes of “welcome” and “migration”.
  • Use drama to support children and young people know how to stand up against racism.