Geography: What is city expansion?

Thursday 21 September 2023

In Geography, the children explored what city expansion is. First, we defined it: ‘It is also known as urban sprawl, this is the increase in a built-up area of a city’.

We then took to ‘Digimaps’ to compare the size of Leeds City Centre in the 1890s, 1950s and current day. Have a look at our work:

Help at home: Discuss why the city has expanded and how can we tell.