Geography

 Geography

 Geography

By the end of Year 1 your child should be able to:

Location:

  • Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas.

Place knowledge:

  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom.

Human and physical geography:

  • Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles.
  • Use geographical vocabulary to refer to:

Physical features e.g. beach, forest, hill, mountain, sea, river, soil, season and weather.

Human features e.g. city, town, village, farm, house and shop.

Geographical skills and fieldwork:

  • Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries.
  • Use simple compass directions (North, South, East and West) and locational and directional language e.g. near and far, left and right to describe the location of features and routes on a map.
  • Devise a simple map; use and construct basic symbols in a key.
  • Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its grounds.                                                                    

By the end of Year 2 your child should be able to:

Location:

  • Name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans.

Place knowledge:

  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area in a contrasting non-European country.

Human and physical vocabulary:

  • Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to:

Physical features e.g. cliff, coast, ocean, valley, vegetation, season and weather.

Human features e.g. factory, office, port and harbour.

Geographical skills and fieldwork:

  • Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the world’s seven continents and five oceans.
  • Use aerial photographs and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features of its surrounding environment.

 

 

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