The children learn how to use geographical skills and resources including maps and plans, to find out about places, e.g. a local area, a place in UK or overseas. The pupils study how and why features change, how to care for the environment and develop fieldwork skills around our school and neighbourhood.
Topics in KS1:
Around our School Polar Regions, rainforest and deserts
Routes and Journeys
Homes Around the World
Contrasting localities: Bangladesh and Australasia
We also follow with interest ‘Where in the World is Barnaby Bear?’
In KS2, we begin the year by looking at different approaches to geography, through physical, human and environmental issues.
Topics in KS2 covered:
Weather and Climate
Regional: St Lucia, Italy and Greece