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British life and culture - England, Scotland and Wales
Inside a Typical English House
Woodlands Junior School is in the south-east corner of England
Rooms Downstairs


If you come in to my house through the back door, you will find yourself in the kitchen. This is the room where food is stored and cooked.


In my kitchen there is:

A fridge (refrigerator )

A fridge (refrigerator )

The fridge is the place where mum keeps food cool.

Top section of the fridge keeps food cool

There is also a freezer under the fridge where mum freezes things.

freezer section
Freezer section


We have cupboards for food and for plates etc.

We have a walk in cupboard called a larder

Plates and bowls

The Cooker

We have an electric cooker.


It has four rings on top and a grill and oven underneath.

Four rings on top

The oven

Very quick and easy to use. We use it to cook our food quickly.


Washing Machine

Mum washes our clothes here and hangs them out in our garden to dry.

washing machine
Washing machine


I help my mum wash up the plates in the sink. We wash the dishes in washing up bowl in the sink. We take the bowl out when we wash our hands.

Washing up
The Kitchen sink

We put our plates, cups and cutlery in here to wash them.

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Mandy is the creator of the Woodlands Resources section of the Woodlands Junior website. 
The two websites and are the new homes for the Woodlands Resources.

Mandy left Woodlands in 2003 to work in Kent schools as an ICT Consulatant. 
She now teaches computers at The Granville School and St. John's Primary School in Sevenoaks Kent.

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