Geography Overview

 

 

Year Group

Topic 1

Topic 2

Topic 3

EYFS

British Isles:

St Andrew’s Day* (Scotland)

St David’s Day* (Wales)

St Patrick’s Day* (Ireland)

St George’s Day* (England)

Transport-our locality, cities and towns.

Weather*-Daily weather, Seasons

All Around the World

Chinese New Year (China)

Class Bears holidays (Spain, Germany, London)

Positional Language

Zoo visit to Blackpool

 

 

 

All Around the World

Jungle animals-Rainforests

Seaside- coasts and beaches

Pirates- coordinates and maps

Year 1

 

Geography of our school

Basic compass directions

Seasonal and daily weather patterns.

 

Locality – Manchester

Human geography changes over time.

 

Compare and contrast United kingdom and non-European country- Kenya

Year 2

 

British Isles- name and location

Basic map reading and compass skills

 

 

British Isles- name and location

Basic map reading and compass skills

 

 

Seven continents and five oceans

North and south poles

Year 3

 

Map reading and compass skills (UK)

 

 

Rivers and Settlements (UK)

 

Mountains

Year 4

 

Map skills

European Topography

 

Region in a European Country

Volcanoes and Earthquakes (Europe)

 

 

Fieldwork- link River Mersey to River Tiber

Year 5

 

Map reading and Compass Skills

UK- name and location

Fieldwork- Physical and human features in local area.

 

 

Longitude and latitude

Time zones

 

 

 

South America

Year 6

 

Map reading and Compass skills (8-points) including:

Grid references, Symbols and key (UK)

 

North America

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coasts