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Geography

It is our intent for the Geography element of our school curriculum to inspire pupils with a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people that will remain with them for the rest of their lives. Teaching should equip pupils with knowledge about diverse places, people, resources and natural and human environments, together with a deep understanding of the Earth’s key physical and human processes. By revisiting these areas of learning regularly children will remember more, know more and understand more. As pupils progress, their growing knowledge about the world should help them to deepen their understanding of the interaction between physical and human processes, and of the formation and use of landscapes and environments. We want our children to gain confidence, have practical experiences of geographical knowledge, understanding and skills that explain how the Earth’s features at different scales are shaped, interconnected, and change over time. Our Geography curriculum capitalises on our local area of Acton then the locality of London, allowing children to learn more about the area around the school, our city and then the country and the wider world. 

Geography Curriculum Overview

Resources

Click on the year groups below to reveal links to support classroom learning in the units covered this year:

Local Area Acton
Our journey to school (Espresso)
Places we like to visit (Espresso)
People in our local area (Espresso)
Local Area Study (Purple Mash)


London and UK
Interactive Map (Espresso)
All About London (Purple Mash)
London Attractions (Purple Mash)
Let's Explore the UK (BBC Bitesize)


Going Places
Journey to the Coast (Espresso)
Coasts (Purple Mash)

Seasons
Seasons (Espresso)
Seasons (Purple Mash)
Weather (Purple Mash)
Whatever the weather (Espresso)


World Wonders
Compass (Purple Mash)
France fact file (Purple Mash)
Mountains (Purple Mash)
Oceans (Purple Mash)
Physical Features (Purple Mash)
Rivers (Purple Mash)
UK Countries (Purple Mash)
World Continents (Purple Mash)
World Oceans (Purple Mash)


Passport to the World (China)
Map of China (Espresso)
Visit China (Espresso)
What is China like? (Espresso)


Food
Food and Farming (Espresso)
Where food comes from (BBC Bitesize)


Climate and Weather
Weather and Climate (BBC Bitesize)
Weather (Purple Mash)


Local Area, Waterways, Canals and Coasts
Water (Espresso)
Investigating Coasts (Espresso)
Coasts (Purple Mash)
Water (Purple Mash)

Americas
Let's Explore Florida (BBC Bitesize)
USA Fact File (Purple Mash)


Extreme Weather: Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Interactive Natural Disasters Map (Espresso)
Volcanoes (BBC Bitesize)
Earthquakes (BBC Bitesize)
Volcanoes (Purple Mash)
Earthquakes (Purple Mash)


Changes in our Local Environment
Going Green (Espresso)
Sustainability (Espresso)
Sustainability and Plastics (BBC Bitesize)
Natural Resources (BBC Bitesize)
The Environment (Purple Mash)

Food and Famine
Famine in Ethiopia (Espresso)
The Great Famine (Purple Mash)


Journeys and Migration
Harvest and Food (Espresso)
Sustainability (Espresso)
Fair Trade (Purple Mash)
The Environment (Purple Mash)
Trade (BBC Bitesize)
Economic Activity (BBC Bitesize)


Rivers and Water Cycle - Thames & Amazon
Rivers (Espresso)
Rivers (Purple Mash)
Rivers (BBC Bitesize)


Global Warming & Climate change: Protecting the Environment
Going Green (Espresso)
Sustainability (Espresso)
Sustainability and Plastics (BBC Bitesize)
Natural Resources (BBC Bitesize)
The Environment (Purple Mash)


Our World in the Future
Going Green (Espresso)
Sustainability (Espresso)
Sustainability and Plastics (BBC Bitesize)
Natural Resources (BBC Bitesize)
The Environment (Purple Mash)


Journeys: Where does our stuff come from?
Harvest and Food (Espresso)
Sustainability (Espresso)
Fair Trade (Purple Mash)
The Environment (Purple Mash)
Trade (BBC Bitesize)
Economic Activity (BBC Bitesize)