|1||What is my place like?
Home and School
Focus: Fieldwork and observational skills. Basic maps.
|What can I find?
Me and my corner of the world.
Focus: Fieldwork and observational skills, basic maps, use and labelling of photographs, geographical language.
|What is my country like?
Me and my UK.
UK countries, capitals and seas.
Focus: map skills, photograph use, basic atlas introduction
|2||Why is my world wonderful?
Simple world Maps and features.
Focus: continent, oceans, mountains, rivers.
Location and journeys.
Focus: hot and cold places, continent, oceans, North/South/East/West.
|Holidays – where shall we go?
Place comparisons – geographical features.
Focus: contrast area of UK and area of non-European country, e.g. UK Coast and ST. Lucia
|3||UK Discovery – is the UK the same everywhere?
Focus: Physical geography – hills, coasts, rivers, farms, industry, population.
|Why do we have cities?
UK towns, cities and countries.
Focus: countries, land use, settlement, contrasting cities.
|We’ve got it all! Why is the North East special?
Regional focus with lead on rivers and coasts.
Focus: Fieldwork, water cycle, rivers- their formation and impact.
|4||Why does Italy shake and roar?
Bay of Naples.
Focus: region in Europe, physical and human characteristics, tectonics.
Compare to North East England.
|What can we discover about Europe?
Places, features and people.
Focus: land use, key human and physical features, and locations.
|Local fieldwork – school discretionary study.|
|5||Where could we go? Fantastic Journeys.
Focus: key countries and features of the world. Regions, tropics, hemispheres, tropics, time zones Longitude/Latitude.
|What shapes my world?
Processes and key features shaping places and human experiences
Focus: weather, water, tectonics, biomes and climate zones
|Where has my food come from?
Origins of key foods.
Focus: trade links, natural resources, fieldwork, thematic maps, industry, farming, employment. Possible link to local fieldwork to conduct survey/ questionnaire and impact evaluation.
|6||Fantastic Forests – Why are they so important?
Vegetation, biomes, forest types.
Focus: world maps of different types, biomes and different types of forests, rainforests with case study of South America.
Local fieldwork opportunity in local woodlands, data collection and presentation tasks.
|School discretionary study||Destination Sao Paulo! What do places have in common?
Comparing a region in South America with a region in the UK.
Focus: Human and physical features, village/cities/lifestyle. Comparative writing focus.