EYFS

- Talk about the country they are from

- Talk about people living in other counties

- Talk about ways of getting to other countries

 

KS1

Locate and identify the UK on maps and globes

- Identify and label the four countries of the UK

- Compare the UK and a local city/town with a contrasting country in the world

- Name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans

- Use simple compass directions to describe the location of features on a map

- Explain the purpose of a capital city and how this affects population size

- Describe location using the language of urban and rural

- Ask geographical questions to explore comparisons between different areas of the world

 

LKS2

- Use maps to locate some countries in Europe

- Use map keys to identify mountainous areas

- Identify the different hemispheres on a map and find some countries and continents that are in the northern, southern and both hemispheres

- Use map keys to identify differences in weather and climate

- Use eight compass points to compare locations of different countries

- Use maps to identify longitude, latitude, the equator and the hemispheres.

- Understand and explore geographical similarities and differences between regions of the UK and other areas of the world.

 

UKS2

- Identify the equator and tropics on a map

- Confidently use maps, atlases and digital maps independently

- Locate the major cities, rivers, seas and mountain ranges of the world on a map

- Identify the position and significance of latitude, longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle, the Prime/Greenwich Meridian and times zones

- Select the most appropriate map for different purposes

- Compare and contrast geographical similarities and differences between regions of the UK and other areas of the world