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Migration KS2 – Use news reports to explore vocab and stats

What's included?

Lesson plan PDF and 12 supporting resources (PDF, Word doc, PowerPoint)

Key Stage



Years 3-6


This migration KS2 lesson uses an article from The Week Junior as a stimulus for exploration of this highly topical issue.

The resources include a full lesson plan by Emma Espley, plus articles from The Week Junior, worksheets, statistics and PowerPoints.

It targets many aspects of the KS2 programme of study for geography, including:

  • place and locational knowledge
  • human and physical geography
  • geographical skills

It also has strong links with English, maths (using real-life data), global learning and SMSC.

Migration KS2 learning objectives

  • Know where some of the world’s countries frequently mentioned in the media are located
  • Identify and understand geographical similarities and differences
  • Appreciate that people move between places (migration) and the reasons for this

Emma Espley is an experienced teacher and freelance consultant based in Gloucestershire. The Week Junior is a current affairs magazine for children aged eight to 14.

Migration KS2 resources
Migration KS2 – Use news reports to explore vocab and stats
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