Geography

LTP

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Reception

All about me

Describe their immediate environment using knowledge from observation, discussion, stories, non-fiction texts and maps.

Festivals

Explain some similarities and differences between life in this country and life in other countries, drawing on knowledge from stories, non-fiction texts and maps.

   

Summer

Explain some similarities and differences between life in this country and life in other countries, drawing on knowledge from stories, non-fiction texts and maps.

Year 1

Investigate the countries and capitals of the UK


Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied.


Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas.

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Seasonal Changes



Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles. 

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Compare the UK to another country. 


• Ask and answer geographical questions (such as: What is this place like? What or who will I see in this place? What do people do in this place?).


• Identify the key features of a location in order to say whether it is a city, town, village, coastal or rural area.


• Name and locate the world’s continents and oceans.

Fieldwork- our school and the environment. 


• key human features, including: city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office and shop.


• Identify land use around the school.


• Identify the key features of a location in order to say whether it is a city, town, village, coastal or rural area.

World’s continents and oceans.



Year 2

Castles in the UK


• Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied.


• Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas.

Compare London past and present


• Identify the key features of a location in order to say whether it is a city, town, village, coastal or rural area.



• Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas.

Characteristics of a rainforest 


• Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom and of a contrasting non-European country.

• Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles.

Animal habitats in the Rainforest


• Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to: 

key physical features, including: beach, coast, forest, hill, mountain, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation and weather. 

• Use compass directions (north, south, east and west) and locational language (e.g. near and far) to describe the location of features and routes on a map.

• Devise a simple map; and use and construct basic symbols in a key. Use simple grid references (A1, B1).

Comparing a tropical island to the UK


• Identify the key features of a location in order to say whether it is a city, town, village, coastal or rural area.


• Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of the school and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment.


• Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom and of a contrasting non-European country.

• Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles.

Seven continents of the world 


• Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied.

• Name and locate the world’s continents and oceans.

Year 3

Why does it rain? 

Weather Types 

physical earth

tsunamis



• Ask and answer geographical questions about the physical and human characteristics of a location.


• Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features.


physical geography, including: rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes and the water cycle.




Volcanoes

Earthquakes 


• Name and locate the Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle and date time zones. Describe some of the characteristics of these geographical areas.









Japan compare physical and human geography 


• Use a range of resources to identify the key physical and human features of a location. 


• Describe geographical similarities and differences between countries.

Rivers 

Where is Egypt?


Why does it rain? 

Weather Types 


 Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, including hills, mountains, cities, rivers, key topographical features and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time. 


physical geography, including: rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes and the water cycle.


human geography, including: settlements and land use

Year 4

India

local versus India


• Ask and answer geographical questions about the physical and human characteristics of a location.


• Explain own views about locations, giving reasons.


• Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features.


• physical geography, including: rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes and the water cycle.


• human geography, including: settlements and land use.


• Describe geographical similarities and differences between countries.

India and water cycle

 India climate (link with water cycle)

human geography


• Ask and answer geographical questions about the physical and human characteristics of a location.

• Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features. 


• Use a range of resources to identify the key physical and human features of a location. 

• Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, including hills, mountains, cities, rivers, key topographical features and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time. 


• Describe key aspects of:  

• physical geography, including: rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes and the water cycle. 

• human geography, including: settlements and land use.


• Describe geographical similarities and differences between countries.

Rivers 


Habitats in India (link with habitats in Science

)

• Ask and answer geographical questions about the physical and human characteristics of a location.


• Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features.


• physical geography, including: rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes and the water cycle.


• human geography, including: settlements and land use.


• Describe geographical similarities and differences between countries

Habitats


Year 5

Exploration

Identify and describe the geographical significance of latitude, longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle, and time zones (including day and night)

Antarctica

Name and locate the countries of North and South America and identify their main physical and human characteristics.

 Identify and describe the geographical significance of latitude, longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle, and time zones (including day and night).

Ancient Greece


Understand some of the reasons for geographical similarities and differences between countries.

Describe and understand key aspects of: 

human geography, including: settlements, land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals, and water supplies.

Use the eight points of a compass, four-figure grid references, symbols and a key (that uses standard Ordnance Survey symbols) to communicate knowledge of the United Kingdom and the world.



Ironbridge


Use different types of fieldwork sampling (random and systematic) to observe, measure and record the human and physical features in the local area. Record the results in a range of ways. (Ironbridge shop and visitor survey)

Analyse and give views on the effectiveness of different geographical representations of a location (such as aerial images compared with maps and topological maps – as in London’s Tube map).

 

Year 6

Journeying 

Contours 

Map work : compasses, contours, OS symbols


• Use the eight points of a compass, four-figure grid references, symbols and a key (that uses standard Ordnance Survey symbols) to communicate knowledge of the United Kingdom and the world.

• Create maps of locations identifying patterns (such as: land use, climate zones, population densities, height of land).

Windrush


• Describe how countries and geographical regions are interconnected and interdependent.

Europe during WWII


• Describe how countries and geographical regions are interconnected and interdependent.

  

Population

physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes and the water cycle. 

• Collect and analyse statistics and other information in order to draw clear conclusions about locations.

• Identify and describe how the physical features affect the human activity within a location.

• Use a range of geographical resources to give detailed descriptions and opinions of the characteristic features of a location.

• Name and locate some of the countries and cities of the world and their identifying human and physical characteristics, including hills, mountains, rivers, key topographical features and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time.

• Describe how locations around the world are changing and explain some of the reasons for change.

• Describe geographical diversity across the world.