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Map Skills Progression Examples

 

 

RECEPTION
  • Talk about features of their own immediate environment and how they might vary.
  • Observe and explore places, objects and plants.
  • Patterns and change.
  • Directional language.
  • Real life experience.

 

YEAR 1
  • Simple map.
  • Developing knowledge of locality.

 

YEAR 2
  • Construct map using basic symbols.
  • 4 counties and capital cities of the UK with surrounding seas.

 

Year 3

  • Embedding knowledge of UK
  • Location of Russia focusing on key physical and human features on a sketch map

 

Year 4

  • Mapping to locate world’s countries outside of Europe – South/Central America
  • Mapping using symbols and keys to identify human and physical features

 

YEAR 5
  • Sketch maps and diagrams of human and physical features and how they affect land use and settlement.

 

YEAR 6
  • Locating counties and cities within the UK.
  • Measure, record and present human and physical features using sketch maps, graphs and diagrams.