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Bishop's Waltham Junior School

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At Bishop’s Waltham Junior School the health, safety and well-being of every child is our top priority.


Our new curriculum plan for the school can be found below. Please click on the links within the table to read overviews for each new/revised unit of work.  Any feedback (good or bad!) from your children about their Geography lessons during this period of transition would be gratefully received. Please e-mail miss.elwess@bwjsapps.co.uk

Year Three

Autumn Term Summer Term
Bishop's Waltham: A Dot on the Universe Minnie and Mickey's Magical Kingdom

Year Four

Autumn Term Summer Term
India: Land of Contrast and Change Football Crazy

Year Five

Spring Term Summer Term
European Study (Vive la France!) River Detectives

Year Six

Autumn Term Summer Term
Rainforests and Other Climate Zones Michael's Journey: Sailing the World


Geography Enquiry & Skills

 A geographical enquiry involves children:

  • asking geographical questions
  • collecting and recording evidence
  • analysing evidence and drawing conclusions
  • identifying and explaining different views that people, including themselves, hold about topical geographical issues
  • communicating in ways appropriate to the task and audience

Geographical skills involve children :

  • using appropriate geographical vocabulary
  • using appropriate fieldwork techniques and instruments
  • using atlases, globes, maps and plans at a range of scales
  • using secondary sources of information, including aerial photographs
  • drawing plans and maps at a range of scales
  • using ICT to help in geographical investigations
  • using decision-making skills


The National Curriculum for Geography

National Curriculum - Geography