St Philip's Catholic Primary School

St Philip's Catholic Primary School
High Street, New Town
Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 5DJ

Tel: 01825 762032  /  Fax: 01825 748706

Geography at St Philips


‘A high-quality geography education should inspire in pupils a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.’ (The National Curriculum 2013)


Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

My community

Seasonal and daily weather

Naming & locating continents & oceans

Contrasting localities; Katie Morag – map work, British Isles  

Using atlases

Trade routes and transport during Victorian time

Comparison of Ancient and modern Egypt

Climates, River Nile, landmarks 

Locational knowledge - countries involved in the War

Identifying Antartica

Comparison of the Arctic and Antartica


Weather systems

Countries, journeys and travel

Seasonal and daily weather

The Arctic




Locating European countries and their capital cities

Key physical and human characteristics of Europe

Features of globes and maps

Human geography (settlement, trade, land use, resources)

Locational knowledge - where are mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes found


Field work

Comparison of Europe in the time of the Ancient Greeks and today - map identification and comparison

Maps & co-ordinates

Contrasting locality

Naming & locating continents & oceans


Simple fieldwork skills



Human and physical features

Locating the equator, tropics of Cancer and Capricorn

Locating South American countries and capital cities

The rainforest 

Food production and industry

Climate zones

Environmental protection


Locating the countries and cities of the UK

Geographical comparison

Geographical, demographic and cultural differences