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Geography is taught as part of our interdisciplinary topics and led by Mrs Aquino. Details of the topics can be found on the 'Topic Overview' page.  


Please see below for how these topics ensure coverage of the History National Curriculum. 

Key Stage 1 National Curriculum

Pupils should develop knowledge about the world, the United Kingdom and their locality. They should understand basic subject-specific vocabulary relating to human and physical geography and begin to use geographical skills, including first-hand observation, to enhance their locational awareness.


Topics with a particular Geography focus:

  • Year 1 - Me and My World
  • Year 1 - Exploring Place 
  • Year 2 - City Study 
  • Year 2 - Seaside Resorts



Key Stage 2 National Curriculum

Pupils should extend their knowledge and understanding beyond the local area to include the United Kingdom and Europe, North and South America. This will include the location and characteristics of a range of the world’s most significant human and physical features. They should develop their use of geographical knowledge, understanding and skills to enhance their locational and place knowledge.


Topics with a particular Geography focus: 

  • Year 3 - UK Geography (Mountains and Rivers)
  • Year 3 - Extreme Earth
  • Year 4 - Modern Europe
  • Year 6 - The Americas 
  • Year 6 - The Rainforest and Sustainability