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Geography

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) Comparisonwith 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

 

 

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