Brampton Primary School

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At Brampton, we follow the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework & Geography National Curriculum. The aim of teaching Geography at Brampton is to help children understand the area which they live in and the wider world around them. We teach children to appreciate the human and physical aspects of their local community and the wider world through the development of their geographical knowledge and vocabulary, map & field work and observational skills.


 Through high quality teaching, we develop the following essential characteristics of geographers:

  • An excellent knowledge of where places are and what they are like, both in Britain and the wider world.
  • An extensive base of geographical knowledge and vocabulary
  • The ability to reach clear conclusions and explain their findings.
  • Excellent fieldwork skills as well as other geographical aptitudes and techniques.
  • The ability to express and explain well-balanced opinions, rooted in very good knowledge and understanding about current issues in society and the environment.
  • A genuine interest in the subject and a real sense of curiosity about the world and the people who live here.
  • The understanding of what it means to become responsible, global citizens.


 At Brampton Primary School, geographical skills are embedded in each topic the children study and these topics are revisited and developed throughout their time at school. This model allows children to build upon their prior knowledge and increases their enthusiasm for each topic whist embedding this procedural knowledge into the long-term memory.  Specialist vocabulary for topics is taught and built up, and effective questioning to communicate ideas is encouraged.




 Geography at Brampton Primary School provides challenging and enjoyable learning through a range of creative approaches. Due to mixed aged classes Geography is taught on a two-year rolling programme. As part of each unit:

  • Teachers ensure they maintain a high level of subject knowledge through regular training and professional development.
  • We strongly encourage all pupils to use subject specific topic related vocabulary.
  • cycle of lessons for each subject, which carefully plans for progression and depth concentrating on the geographical skills suited to the age group.
  • ● Opportunities to revise and revisit previously taught learning, through a range of age-appropriate methods.
  • ● Challenge questions for pupils to apply their learning in a philosophical/open manner.
  • ● Trips and visiting experts who will enhance the learning experience.
  • ● Appropriate curriculum-themed home learning tasks which children in KS2 complete with adults at home.



At Brampton  Primary School, we ensure that our Geography curriculum is high quality, well thought-out and is planned to demonstrate progression.

  • Children enjoy and are enthusiastic about Geography in our school.
  • There is a clear progression of children’s work and teachers’ expectations.
  • Children have a deep knowledge, understanding an appreciation of their local area and its place within the wider geographical context.
  • Children can retain knowledge and their learning over time



2023 – 2024

Year Group

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6




Superheroes Around the World


Once Upon a Time



Year 1/2





Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

Year 3/4









Year 5/6



Coasts and Rivers

Coasts and Rivers

Romans and Greeks

Romans and Greeks