Geography

 

Year Group

Topic 1

Topic 2

Knowledge

(as a starter)

Ongoing

Year 1 Marlow BottomBuilding on work in ReceptionFieldwork:

MB walk

 

Katie Morag – Isle of Struay / Coll 

7 continents and 5 oceans of the world

Daily weather
Year 2 Map work:

  • Recognise landmarks
  • Devise and draw maps and describe routes
  • Use symbols
  • Use compass directions

 

 

Coober Pedy (Australia – non European country) Comparison with Marlow Bottom

Fieldwork:

Woods to compare with Coober Pedy

 

Hot & Cold Places

Name, locate and identify characteristics of 4 countries of UK and surrounding seas

 
Year 3 MexicoIncluding:

  • land use
  • economics
  • type of settlement
  • natural resources 
Volcanoes & EarthquakesUse examples from America and / or Europe.Practical work:

  • volcano models

Countries of N America

 

  • Map work
  • Photos including aerial

 

 

 

Year 4 RiversFocus on EuropePractical work:

  • river erosion
  • making rivers in the woods

Could do water cycle if you want

RainforestThe AmazonField trip:

Living Rainforest

 

Plus:

1 lesson on Longitude and Latitude (including Tropics of Cancer & Capricorn)

Countries of Europe

  • Map work
  • Photos including aerial
  • 4 figure grid references

 

Year 5 MountainsNorth and South AmericaComparison

Including:

  • land use
  • climates
  • economic activity
  • natural resources

 

Chilterns 

Counties of UK

  • Map work
  • Photos including aerial
  • 6 figure grid references

 

Year 6 CoastsIncluding:

  • land use
  • natural resources
  • erosion
  • tourism

 

Field trip:

Year 6 residential

Comparison of 3 regions (1 in UK, 1 in Europe and 1 in America)Including:

  • land use
  • climates
  • economic activity
  • trade links
  • natural resources

 

 

Major cities of UK

 

  • Map work
  • Photos including aerial
  • 6 figure grid references