At Offord Primary School, we feel it is important for children to have a comprehensive global understanding of our world, its people and their cultures. Through this understanding, children will develop a respect for the physical world and the resources, landscapes and environments that make up our diverse planet.
Our Geography units of work are based on the National Curriculum and cover mapping skills, places and settlements. Through our units of work, we aim to develop the children’s knowledge, skills and interest in a variety of physical and human environments, which is supplemented by visitors and visits. Through the themes of global awareness, natural disasters and climate change. We will provide the children with opportunities to use a range of investigative and problem- solving skills inside and outside the classroom, using local fieldwork and trips.
Where possible links are made to other areas of the curriculum for example in Year 1 and 2 some of the History and Geography skills are taught in conjunction with one another to allow a broadened understanding of the topics covered.
|A Year||B Year|
Y1 & 2
Geography and HIstory units
Heroes from the Past and Where they Came From
Travel Through The Ages
The Village where I live - location and history
London and it's Landmarks - Past and Present
The British Landscape - the seaside now and then
|Y 3 & 4||The World - countries, cities and major landmarks||
Rainforests, contrasting climates and global warming
Exploring the UK - map work
|Y 5 & 6||Comparing places - UK and the rest of the world (with a focus on Spanish speaking countries)||
Mountains, Rivers and Volcanoes
UK and World Trade and Economics