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Milford-on-Sea Church of England Primary School Academy Trust

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Outdoor Learning: Yr 5/6 investigate coastal features

 As part of our Coastal Geography topic, we headed down to our own, beautiful beach to see for ourselves how long shore drift is affecting our coastline and to see why the council have already employed groynes as the first line of defence against coastal erosion. We also investigated how the beachfront has been, and is continuing to be, shaped by leisure and tourism. After one postponement, we buttoned up our coats and headed out into a blustery day to undertake some fabulous fieldwork. Despite the cold, a highlight of the trip was contributing to the local economy by way of a huge ice-cream order. What a tasty way to end the day!! 
Picture 1 What a view... What a sea wall!
Picture 2 We noticed that the beach was 'stepped'
Picture 3 Checking out the coastal defences
Picture 4 Litter pollution washed up on shore
Picture 5 More evidence of the effects of leisure & tourism
Picture 6 Proof of long shore drift - check out those levels
Picture 7 Exploring human geography features
Picture 8 Attempting to get a birds-eye view of the beach.
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