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Welcome to the Geography page for Thorpe Lea. All teachers deliver Geography lessons to their classes and our coordinator is Mrs Garcia.

 

Introduction

Thorpe Lea Primary School believe Geography have a huge significance across the wider of curriculum and as such has become the inspiration behind our topic curriculum. It is our belief that geographical themes, when taught in a creative way and intertwined with other subjects, both core and foundation, will enhance the learning experience of all children. We believe that Geography can inspire curiosity and fascination about the world and its people. We feel it is important to nurture their inquisitive thinking and questioning skills to enable them to interpret what they see.

 

 

Geography Our aims – National Curriculum

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. 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. Geographical knowledge, understanding and skills provide the frameworks and approaches that explain how the Earth’s features at different scales are shaped, interconnected and change over time.

 

 

Curriculum Map

 

 


 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

KS1

Year 1

Our Local Area

People and their Communities

Animals and their Habitat

Year 2

Seasons

Journeys - Food

Our Wonderful World

KS2

Year 3

Climate and Weather

Our World

Coats

Year 4

The America’s

Rivers and Water Cycle

Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Year 5

Changes in our Local Environment

Europe – A Study of the Alpine Region

Journeys: Trade

Year 6

South America: The Amazon

Protecting the Environment

Our World in the Future

 

 

National Curriculum
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