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Callicroft Primary Academy

Geography

Geography at Callicroft is taught through our exciting topic themes in each year group. Geography is a skills based curriculum and we aim to engage children in map reading, coordinates, plotting routes and practical activities in the outside learning environment. 

Here is a general outline of the knowledge and skills we will be covering in each year group:

Year 1/2:  

Term 2 - From fire to ice

  • Name & locate world’s continents and oceans
  • Compare local area to a non - European country
  • Use basic vocabulary to describe an unfamiliar area

Year 3/4: 

Term 2 - Yabba Dabba Do!

  • Describe and understand climate 
  • Make comparisons between areas of the UK

Year 5/6:

Term 2 - Innovative invaders!

  • Use 6 figure grid references on an OS map
  • Compare how maps have changed throughout time