EYFS Geography Knowledge and Skills
In Early Years we aim to provide children with the foundation skills for Geography which can then be built upon as they move into KS1. Teaching through the Early Years Framework, all children are provided with a wide variety of opportunities to explore their immediate environment and the world around them. The most relevant EYFS statements for geography are taken from the following areas of learning:
Some of the opportunities afforded to the children throughout reception are outlined below
Place (what is it like- characteristics)
Process (environmental-human/physical Geography)
Skills – (fieldwork, gathering and presenting information.)
Exploring the school environment and local area.
Discuss animals from around the world.
Learn about the changing seasons
Ways to keep our self safe eg when crossing the road.
Finding out about people who help us
Protecting our planet
Creating simple maps from stories
KS1 Geography Knowledge and Skills
In KS1, we have a two year rolling program for Geography. An overview of the rolling program is outlined below:
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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