Subject Progression Map for (Geography)

Autumn 1

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Theme overview

Funny Bones

Drawing and reading maps of the school.

The True Story of The Three Little Pigs

Drawing and reading maps of the local shoreline using a key and symbols.

Life by the Sea

Locate geographical areas within their own town using maps, symbol and keys

Dragonology

Use an atlas effectively to identify the climate, precipitation and biome of different areas to design a dragon.

Volcanoes

Understand plate tectonics and their influence on volcanoes and earthquakes.

Bullets, Bombs and Bunting

History focus topic with a few elements of Geography.

Key Content (Skills/ knowledge)

Follow a simple map within the school grounds

Draw a simple map of a route or where things are found

Note key ‘landmarks’ within the school and grounds.

Locate places on the Littlehampton shoreline using a map.

Build The Three Little Pigs houses in safe places and note them on a map.

Use symbols and a key to show places instead of drawing them.

Observe the physical features of a seaside town.

Observe the human features of a seaside town.

Observe the River Arun and what is there.

Changes over time (Now in Beach Schools progression map)

Using content pages and index to find pages in an atlas

To understand that atlases contain more information than just maps

To read graphs and diagrams relating to precipitation, climate and biomes

To relate habitats to features of a dragon

OUTDOOR LEARNING

To learn some useful knots

To build a bridge as a team to cross an obstacle

To build a shelter to observe dragons.

To know how the movement of plates creates earthquakes and volcanoes and where in the world these are more frequent and why.

To know the countries involved in World War 2.

To identify where Russia is and its major cities.

KPIs

Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and it’s grounds.

Use aerial photographs and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features; devise a simple map; and use and construct basic symbols in a key.

Name and Locate topographical features of the area local area.

Know and use N,E,S,W on a map.

Know that a map should always be read from N.

Field work and observations

Discuss the climate in different areas of the world

Discuss precipitation in different areas across the world

Discuss different biomes across the world

Use an atlas effectively

Learn and use some useful knots.

To make a bridge and a shelter as a team.

Describe how constructive and destructive movements create volcanoes and earthquakes

Know how earthquakes are measured

Identify where Russia is in relation to the rest of the world.

To understand its size and and it is both Europe and Asia.

Core Vocabulary

Map / Landmark

Permanent / Temporary / River Beach / N, E, S, E,

Human features /

Physical features /

Symbols / Key

Aerial photographs

N,E,S,W / Topography /

Low ground /

High Ground /

River / Shoreline

climate / precipitation / equator / monsoon /

seasons / temperature

Reef knot / Clove hitch / square lashing / bridge /

shelter / observation

dragonologist

volcano

destructive plate movement

constructive plate movement

earthquake

Richter Scale

‘Ring of Fire’

Tectonic Plates

Names of plates

Continent

Russia

Europe

Asia

European

Autumn 2

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Theme overview

HISTORY FOCUS

HISTORY FOCUS

Lost Happy Endings?

HISTORY FOCUS with Geography elements

HISTORY FOCUS

HISTORY FOCUS

HISTORY FOCUS

Key Content

(Skills/knowledge)

Reading maps to locate Egypt and the River Nile.

Through the study of pictures and documentation, know that the Nile was used for transportation and creates fertile lands.

KPIs

To know that the River Nile was and still is used for transportation.

To know that the River Nile has a delta that is ‘fed’ by the Nile and sedimentary silt.

To know that the River Nile is the main source of water and creates fertile soil.

Core Vocabulary

Egypt / River Nile /

fertile / transportation

Spring 1

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Theme overview

HISTORY FOCUS

Sing For Your Supper (The Mousehouse Cat)

HISTORY FOCUS

Pole to Pole

Identify the features and animals that live in the Arctic and Antarctic

Myths

Locate European country on a map and locate major cities and regions.

HISTORY FOCUS

Key Content (Skills/ knowledge)

Identifying human and physical features of their town and the town in ‘The Mousehouse Cat’.

Look for features on different maps: Google Maps, physical and political maps of the UK.

Answer questions: Does every coastal town have a harbour, cliffs etc?

I every river in a valley?

Identify

natural/physical  features of Antarctic on maps and in pictures.

Identify

natural/physical  features of Antarctic on maps and in pictures.

Understand how the changes of season affects the landscape in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Understand why different animals are found in the Artic and Antarctic.

Use Google Maps, world maps and European maps to locate Greece and surrounding islands, seas, mountain ranges and regions.

KPIs

Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to:

key physical features.  

key human features.

Identify features of arctic regions using pictures and a variety of maps.

Understand how seasons change the poles.

Understand the effect of seasonal changes on the poles.

Use Venn diagrams to sort animals that inhabit the poles.

Use a variety of maps to locate Greece.

Use a variety of maps to locate cities, mountain ranges, seas and islands in and around Greece.

Core Vocabulary

physical features

beach / cliff / coast

forest / hill / mountain / sea / ocean / river / soil valley / vegetation, season / weather

human features

city / town / village / factory / farm house / office

port / harbour / shop

Arctic / Antarctic

Glacier

Polar Region /North

South / Climate

Ice shelf / Pole

Mountain / Inuit

Google Earth / world map / European map / Europe / city / island / mainland / mountain / mountain range / country

Spring 2

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Theme overview

Down in the Deep Dark Woods

identify 4 countries and capital cities of UK

Man-made and natural landscapes

HISTORY FOCUS

man-made and natural features

use/create maps / local

use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.

Source to Sea

River Arun Fieldworld

HISTORY FOCUS

Recycling - international trade

Key Content

(Skills/knowledge)

  • Use Google earth to trace River Arun from Sea to Source

describe and understand key aspects of:

human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water

KPIs

Core Vocabulary

Mouth

Source

Sea

River

Meander

Reservoir

Stream

Lake

Oxbow Lake

Erosion

River defence

Flooding

Coastal erosion

Coastal sea Defences

Groyne

Longshore Drift

Lifeguard

Flags

Water Safety

R.N.L.I.

Summer 1

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Theme overview

7 continents of the world

Similarieis and differences Littlehamotin and Kenya

HISTORY FOCUS

HISTORY FOCUS

HISTORY FOCUS

Describe / understand physical and geo of North America

Physical/ human

Regions

Human migration

Global Map

Key Content (Skills/ knowledge)

KPIs

Core Vocabulary

Summer 2

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Theme overview

HISTORY FOCUS

revision of continents and oceans

compass points

treasure map

phyiscal geographic features

counties in the south

physical and human features

What is grown in counties

Animals across the country

Fair Verona v Sunny Arundel

Comparing two European Cities.

How cities grow and change over time.

use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.

HISTORY FOCUS

OS mapwork

Key Content

(Skills/knowledge)

  • Using Google Earth to identify landmarks
  • Compare landmarks of two cities
  • Compare historical and recent maps of a city
  • Investigate a landmark in detail

KPIs

Core Vocabulary

Map

Europe

city

Italy

Country

England

Arundel

Landmark

Historical