Geography:Upper key stage 2

  • What is life like in the Alps?
  • Why does population change?
  • Why do oceans matter?
  • Would you like to live in the desert?
  • Why do natural resources matter?
  • How could we make our local area more environmentally friendly?

Choose your topic

You can teach these topics in any order to suit your school

Geography Year 5/6

What is life like in the Alps?

Considering the climate of mountain ranges and why people choose to visit the Alps; focusing on Innsbruck and looking at the human and physical features that attract tourists; investigating tourism in the local area and mapping recreational land use; presenting findings to compare the Alps to the children’s own locality.

Why does population change?

Investigating why certain parts of the world are more populated than others; exploring birth and death rates; discussing social, economic and environmental push and pull factors; learning about the population in Britain and its impacts.

Why do oceans matter?

Exploring the importance of our oceans and how they have changed over time with a focus on the Great Barrier Reef, specifically addressing climate change and pollution.

This unit will be available on the 31st of December 2022!

Would you like to live in the desert?

Linking to biomes, children map deserts, exploring their physical characteristics and how humans have adapted to living there.

This unit will be available on the 17th of April 2022!

Why do natural resources matter?

Learning about renewable and non-renewable energy sources, where they come from and their impact on society, the economy and the environment.

This unit will be available on the 31st of December 2022!

How could we make our local area more environmentally friendly?

Carrying out an environmental fieldwork study in the local area using various data collection methods to present findings and suggest improvements.

This unit will be available on the 17th of April 2023!