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Geography at Northern

Northern Primary School


Geography Curriculum Overview


Year Group

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2



Hot and cold areas of the world



UK countries and capital cities

Fieldwork in the school grounds


Nature and field journals – observations over time of seasonal changes, plants, weather and length of day


Small area of the UK – Where I live and play


Small area in a contrasting non-European country


Seasonal and daily weather


Nature and field journals – observations of plants and animals in their local environment throughout the year


The region where I live (UK); OS mapwork plus fieldwork in the local area


Key aspects of volcanoes and earthquakes


A region in the UK – The Lake District





Rubbish and recycling – environmental study


Contrasting region in a European country

Key aspects of rivers




UK cities, counties and key features - research

World food – where does food come from?



Contrasting region – Amazon, Basin, rainforest, biomes




World countries and key features – research




Human geography, land use, economic activity and OS Mapwork