Geography

Key Stage 1

Our topic for this term is ‘At the farm’ and we will learn about what impact farms have on our lives, think about how the seasons affect life on a farm and identify different types of farms. We will consider the differences between life on a farm and life in a town and we will use a map and navigate a way round a farm. We will also learn about the features of a farm and make links about animals and plants and the food on our plates.

Key Stage 2

Year 3 and 4

Our topic for this term is ‘London’ and we will learn about famous buildings within the city and think about why people are attracted to living in the city. We will consider similarities between London and Aspatria using aerial photographs and think about how London has changed with reference to human features. Using atlases we will locate other counties and cities within the UK.

Year 5 and 6

Our topic for this term is also ‘London’ and we will consolidate our previous knowledge on London. We will learn about the River Thames and how it developed London as a trade route. We will also do a virtual tour of the River Thames and learn about the Thames Flood Barrier. We will learn about the importance of London as a capital city and the Greenwich Meridian. Using atlases we will locate counties and cities within the UK. We will find out about other rivers, the mountains, the seas and the coasts within the UK.