Geography

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1 & 2 History based topic History based topic History based topic History based topic History based topic History based topic
3 & 4 Name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans.

 

Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles.

 

Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country.

 

Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas

 

Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom

 

Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time .

 

Describe and understand key aspects of mountains, land use and types of settlements.

 

(Suggested links to the study of the local area)

Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia), concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities

 

Describe and understand key aspects of economic activity including trade links.

 

Describe and understand key aspects of volcanoes and earthquakes.

 

(Suggestion topic of Italy)

Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on North and South America, concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities.

 

Describe and understand key aspects of biomes, vegetation belts

 

(Suggestion topic of rainforest)

 

Describe and understand key aspects of rivers.

Identify the position and significance of latitude, longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle, the Prime/Greenwich Meridian and time zones (including day and night)

 

Describe and understand key aspects of climate zones, water cycle and the distribution of natural resources.

5 & 6 History based topic History based topic History based topic History based topic History based topic History based topic