At School And At Work - Jobs And Workplaces

This quiz addresses part of the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2 in Geography. Specifically it looks at some of the jobs and workplaces children may be familiar with, such as offices or factories. It is one of 50 quizzes to help you understand the world around you.

Most children go to school. The teachers at school are doing a job. The school is their workplace. Other adults have different jobs in different workplaces. Some grown-ups work in factories. Others work in offices. Some adults work at home. Some people work at home looking after the family. All these jobs mean people can earn a living. This quiz is about where different people work.

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Schools, offices, hospitals, factories... All these are places where people work. How many more can you name? Let's see!

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  1. Adam works on the check-out. Where does Adam work?
    Supermarkets have check-outs
  2. Sam’s Mum is a teacher. She goes to work in a:
    Who is your favourite teacher?
  3. Sam’s Dad helps to build cars. He works in a:
    Cars are made in factories
  4. Liam is a nurse. Where does he work?
    People go to a clinic for treatment
  5. Melanie works at a big building where lots of things are stored. Where does Melanie work?
    Melanie checks all the goods coming in to and out of the warehouse
  6. Laura works in the middle of London. She catches the train into London every day. She sits at a desk and uses a computer all day. Where does Laura work?
    Lots of people travel in to all the big cities to work in offices
  7. Sunil’s Mum is a nurse. She works in a:
    Some nurses work in clinics
  8. John is a mechanic. Where does he work?
    Mechanics repair cars
  9. Rose and Oliver are too young to go to school. Their Dad looks after them. Where does their Dad work?
    Who looked after you when you were very young?
  10. Aysha’s Dad works in an office. He uses a ________.
    Aysha’s Dad uses spreadsheets on his computer

Author: David Bland

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