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At Anglesey, we are a vibrant and nurturing school community, where children are given the skills to become, inquisitive, resilient, independent learners. Our curriculum provides a range of creative, challenging and inspiring experiences for all. This equips our children with the life skills to be happy, flourish and be successful...Today, tomorrow and in the future

Attendance

Whole School Attendance

The schools total attendance is currently at:

95.34% Total

NC Content

GEOGRAPHY

 

Subject content

Topic

Y1

Pupils should be taught to:

  1. name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas
  2. identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom
  3. use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to:  key physical features, including: beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season and weather key human features, including: city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office, port, harbour and shop
  4. use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries
  5. use aerial photographs and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features; devise a simple map; and use and construct basic symbols in a key
  6. use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its grounds and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment.
  7. understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country

 

Location, Location, Location (Local History)

 

America

 

Claws and Jaws (dinosaurs)

 

 

 

Africa

 

Y2

Pupils should be taught to:

  1. name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans
  2. understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country
  3. identify the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles
  4. use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to: key physical features, including: beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season and weather key human features, including: city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office, port, harbour and shop
  5. use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied at this key stage
  6. use aerial photographs and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features; devise a simple map; and use and construct basic symbols in a key
  7. use simple compass directions (North, South, East and West) and locational and directional language [for example, near and far; left and right], to describe the location of features and routes on a map

Where in the world are we?

 

Naughty Elephants Squirt Water

 

Y3

Pupils should be taught to:

  1. name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time
  2. 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 time zones (including day and night)
  3. use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied
  4. use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world
  5. use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.

 

Magic Maps

 

Wild World

Y4

Pupils should be taught to:

  1. locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) and North and South America, concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities
  2. understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom
  3. understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region within South America
  4. describe and understand key aspects of: human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water
  5. use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied
  6. use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world
  7. use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.

 

My Library is Bigger than your Library (B’ham & Atherstone)

 

Stars and Stripes

Y5

Pupils should be taught to:

  1. understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region in a European country
  2. describe and understand key aspects of: human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water
  3. use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied
  4. use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world
  5. use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.

Greek Getaway

 

Changing Landscapes

Y6

Pupils should be taught to:

  1. understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region within North America
  2. describe and understand key aspects of: physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle
  3. use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied
  4. use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world
  5. use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.

There’s No Planet B

Mexicans

 

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