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Geography

Geography Yearly Overview

Please refer to the 'Yearly Overview' attached and the class  'Curriculum Overview' documents 2020-21 found under each 'class page' tab for specific topic and learning areas.

 

Reception

Geography in the foundation stage is taught as an integral part of the topic work covered during the year and the children determine many of the topics taught based on their own interests and play preferences.  The statutory framework for the early years foundation stage 'early adopter version' (July 2020) will be followed this year.  The curriculum opens a child’s mind up to what they can learn about events, people and places via a play based, self-discovery approach. 
 

 

Year 1 to 6
Under the Geography Curriculum at our school, the ‘Thresholds and Milestones’ concepts - pupils should be taught about:

  • Investigating places and locations
  • Investigating physical/human features and patterns
  • Communicate geographically

 

All  All year groups will make direct cross-curricula links with other subjects and literature including core class texts, where possible. 

 
WVPS Curriculum, under our school Curriculum Map, pupils will be taught about:

 

Year 1 
 

  • The United Kingdom
  • Arctic and Antarctica
  • Exploring the local area


Year 2 
 

  • Continents and Oceans
  • Maps and Plans

 

Year 3
 

  • UK - Geographical regions and features
  • Local field work
  • Bug Hotels

 

Year 4
 

  • Europe (France link)
  • Natural Disasters - Mountains, Earthquakes and Volcanoes
  • Mapping

 

Year 5
 

  • Local Area
  • Journey to Africa

 

Year 6 
 

  • Europe
  • Rivers
For more information please contact the subject leader, Miss Screech, alternatively please look at your child's class page.
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