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Geography Yearly Overview


Geography in the foundation stage is taught as an integral part of the topic work covered during the year. It links directly with core curriculum subjects and follows the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework - the Understanding the World Strand. Geography opens a child’s mind up to the local world around them. Please refer to the 'Curriculum Overview' document 2019-20 under the class page for a more detailed overview. 


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 (see

     Yearly Overview' document attached here as well as 'Curriculum Overviews' under each class page) 

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


Year 1 

  • The United Kingdom
  • Arctic and Antarctica
  • Seasons

Year 2 

  • Oceans and Continents
  • Buckinghamshire compared to Africa
  • Local Field Work


Year 3

  • Britain
  • The Rainforest
  • Bug Hotels


Year 4

  • Europe (France link)
  • Natural Disasters


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.