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Geography Curriculum Map

Curriculum Map 2016/17 - Geography

Year Group

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

1

Who Do We Think We Are?

Take One Year

Let’s Go On An Adventure

 

 

Everybody’s Building

Identify the UK, where their family comes from and countries around the world

Seasonal + daily weather in UK

UK facts

Compass directions and directional language

 

 

Key physical features of landscape

2

Huff and Puff

Dolphins, Dinosaurs and Dragons

Heating Up and Cooling Down!

Elegant Elizabethans

 

Move It

Key human features of settlements

Fieldwork around school / grounds / surrounding environment e.g. pond, playground, field, building

Hot and cold areas of the world

World facts – continents and oceans. Contrasting the UK with a non-European country: Tobago 

 

Contrasting locations: UK and Australia (Amy Johnson link)

3

Going Underground

 

 

Opposites Attract

South of the Border

Physical geography – volcanoes and earthquakes

 

 

Compasses, map work, grid references, keys and orienteering activities. 

Human and physical geog: South America (Brazil)

Contrasting locality: Scotland and South America

4

It’s All Greek To Me

 

Sun, Sand, Rocks and Roots

Water All Around Us

Votes for Women

What did the Romans Do For Us?

Speak Up!

Compare a region in UK with a region in modern Greece 

 

Tourism within Athens

 

Climate zones around the world, weather conditions and climate change

Physical geography: water cycle

Rivers and Mountains

Europe – human/physical geography

 

5

 

Changes

Out Of This World

Keep Calm and Carry On

 

 

 

Changes in their local environment. Case study – land use and its effect on the environment  

Globe-related work – world countries, longitude, latitude and time zones. 

UK major cities, rivers, culture – human/physical features, tourism, coastal regions and local vegetation. 

 

 

6

Viking Invasion

And There Was Light!

 

 

 

Fur, Feathers and Fins

UK facts

Major cities, rivers, mountain ranges etc.

Viking settlements and current locations, place names etc.

Location of Northern Lights

 

 

 

Physical geography: Biomes e.g. tropical forest, desert, mountain and how living things have adapted to live there