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St Thomas' Catholic Primary School

Truth and Courage

“Pupils at St Thomas’ Primary make rapid progress as they move through the school and achieve highly in all the subjects taught. They are exceptionally well prepared by the time they leave the school to start the next stage of their learning.”


The geography curriculum enables children to develop their geographical enquiry skills, their knowledge and understanding of locations and places, their knowledge and understanding of human and physical geography, as well as their knowledge and understanding of environmental change and sustainable development. Children will undertake a variety of geographical studies including local, regional and national studies and fieldwork investigations wherever possible.

Which countries are in South America?

As part of our Y3's spring vehicle 'Under the Canpopy, they were set geography homework, where they each created a map of South America that shows where each country in the continent is, what their capital cities are, which oceans surround the continent and where the equator is. They were then able to use this learning to describe where certain rainforests where around the world using the key terms: Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Equator, Northern and Southern Hemisphere.


Y3 Trip to Chester Zoo

Geography Curriculum Plan