St Francis De Sales Catholic Infant And Nursery School

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Geography at St Francis De Sales

Our geographers will 

  • begin to be able to locate continents, oceans and places around the world
  • gain a knowledge of some human and physical features of places
  • use a range of geographical information including maps, globes and photographs

Click here for our Geography Policy

Click here for our Geography Curriculum Overview

Click here for our Geography Vocabulary Overview

Year 1

In Year 1, we have been looking at maps. To start our new learning, we first had a walk around our local area. We looked at the different buildings, houses and roads. We used new vocabulary to describe places. We used the words; near, far, next to...


After our walk, we then mapped out everything we saw on our walk. We included; the junior school, the dentist, the barber shop and even the street signs. Take a look...


Year 2

In Year 2 we have been learning all about the seven continents and the five oceans. We used maps and globes to help us to create our own globes, using balloons.  We had so much fun! Then we made our own maps and labelled the continents and oceans on them. We also spent time learning about the four main compass points (north, south, east and west), and we explored some co-ordinates also!