Lowther Endowed School
Achieving, Caring, Enjoying
Curriculum – 2 year cycle INTENT
Geography content NC
Geography content NC
1. All about Me UK (four countries, capital cities and seas around them)
1b. Great fire of London - (four countries, capital cities and seas around them)
2a. Superheroes & People Help
2b. Houses & Homes (fieldwork) house types, new developments
3. Castles in the local area (fieldwork)
1a. Our School Locality
1b. Africa On Safari (fieldwork)
2a. Toys Old and New
2b. Transport (fieldwork)
3a. Local Farming
3b. Seaside - beaches and coasts inc. weather fieldwork skills)
1.Stone Age to Iron Age (Settlements and Land Use)
2a. Volcanoes and Earthquakes
2b. Romans - History focus
3a. Exploring Europe - (Mediterranean)
1. Ancient Egypt -
2. Anglo Saxons and Vikings
3.Amazon (South America) v Eden (Rivers and Rainforest, biomes) fieldwork and links to Eden Rivers trust.
1.Local Area - On our Doorstep (fieldwork)
2. Mountains - Awesome Journeys
3. Bright Lights, Big City Edinburgh - city study and contrasting locality (fieldwork)
1. Mini topic North America
Mapping the world - Locating Allies and Axis (Geog Skills & Locational knowledge). Make Do and Mend - WW2
2. Fit for Life & Ancient Greeks - modern Greece Tourism and Olympics
3.Keen to be Green - Environmental project (Global Challenges, climate zones and biomes)
Mini topic Mayans - Central America
Development Matters (3-4 years)
Understanding the world
Begin to understand the need to respect and care for the natural environment and all living things.
Know that there are different countries in the world and talk about the differences they have experienced or seen in photos.
Maths - Describe a familiar route using positional language.
EYFS - Early Learning Goals (Assessed in the summer term)
Understanding the World
Draw information from a simple map.
Recognise some similarities and differences between life in this country and life in other countries.
Explore the natural world around them. Recognise some environments that are different to the one in which they live.
People, Culture and Communities
Describe their immediate environment using knowledge from observation, discussion, stories, non-fiction texts and maps.
Explain some similarities and differences between life in this country and life in other countries, drawing on knowledge from stories, non-fiction texts and (when appropriate) maps.
The Natural World
Know some similarities and differences between the natural world around them and contrasting environments, drawing on their experiences and what has been read in class.
Understand some important processes and changes in the natural world around them, including the seasons.
Geography Cultural Capital