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EVIDENCE OF SKILLS PROGRESSION

 

Geography in the Environment

 

 

EYFS
  • Understanding the world.
  • Talked about the features of their immediate environment and how those environments change over time.

 

Year 1 & 2
  • Locate landmarks in the UK (Northern Ireland).
  • Giants Causeway, Big Ben, Ben Nevis, St Pauls Cathedral and Tower Bridge.
  • Flags - England, Scotland, Wales and N. Ireland.

 

Year 2 - Australia
  • Diverse landscapes of Australia.  
  • Great Barrier Reef.

 

Year 3 – Europe and Russia
  • Landmarks-St Basil’s Cathedral-Russia.
  • Culture (Diversity) - Matryoshka Dolls.

 

Year 4- South America and Brazil
  • Children explore the Amazon Rainforest through the location of South America.
  • Key landmarks in Brazil.

 

Year 5 – Trade Links
  • To explore the relationship between India and trade links.

 

Year 6 - Maths, Geography Link and Contrasting Localities in Europe
  • Year 6 explore coastal regions through the topic of erosion.
Flags in the Environment

 

 

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.