Geography at Berrybrook


At Berrybrook Primary School, we have implemented the PKC Geography curriculum which is a broad, balanced and knowledge rich curriculum that has been developed by experts. This means the knowledge children will gain has been carefully specified, ordered coherently and builds over time.

As children work through our geography curriculum, they will understand more about the world around them. The structure of our geography curriculum helps children to deepen their understanding of physical and human geographical processes, fostering curiosity and fascination for the world we live in.

Our geography curriculum equips children with knowledge about diverse places, people and environments. We have seen that arming children with powerful knowledge about the world around them helps them to develop a love for the subject of geography, and also recognise their own role in becoming a responsible global citizen.

Alongside their study of the UK and Europe, children will extend their knowledge beyond these regions to study world geography. When studying world geography, children will focus on places such as North and South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands.

Applying their knowledge and understanding of the globe, latitude, longitude, the hemispheres and time zones, children will describe and understand physical geography of countries and continents including biomes, vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes. They will consider a range of human geographical features such as settlements, land use, trade links and natural resources.


Harvey - Year 3

Ordnance Survey maps have lots of symbols to help us locate places we might want to visit in our local area Wolverhampton.

Arian - Year 5

You learn about different countries and places and by knowing more about these you can go out and experience them in real life.



Geography Long Term Plan


Geography Long Term Curriculum Overview


Geography EYFS Linked MTP