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Geography

 Pupils are taught a range of Geographical skills, using maps, globes and atlases. They learn about countries of the world, continents, oceans, hot and cold areas, capital cities, seasons and weather patterns. Pupils will learn about their locality including their own homes, school and surrounding areas of the United Kingdom and a small area in a contrasting non-European country.  Children will compare the differences and similarities and differences between physical and human features.              

 

  

Year One

Weeks

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2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

Autumn

Around the School and understanding maps – Bird’s Eye View;

 

Spring

 

How can we improve our surroundings? Places we like and dislike, traffic survey.

Summer

 

Routes, maps and co-ordinates

Wider world – Hot and cold places.

 

 

Year Two

Weeks

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

Autumn

Kenya – Comparing Ash with a Kenyan village.

 

Spring

An Island Home – Comparing Ash with a Scottish Island village

 

Summer

 

A seaside location – Identifying tourist attractions in St. Ives and planning a tour.