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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:

90.6% (Since September 2020)

Skills Progression

GEOGRAPHY SKILLS  

 

Y1

(Location, Location, Location – Lozells)

(Let’s Go On Safari)

QUESTIONS AND ENQUIRY

Ask and answer geographical questions (such as: What is this place like? What or who will I see in this place? What do people do in this place?).

KNOWLEDGE

Identify the key features of a location in order to say whether it is a city, town, village, coastal or rural area.

Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to:

• key human features, including: city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office and shop.

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

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

Identify land use around the school (AFRICA)

MAPWORK

Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries.

FIELDWORK

Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of the school and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment.

Identify land use around the school.

 

 

Y2

(Where in the World are we?)

(Naughty Elephants Squirt Water)

QUESTIONS AND ENQUIRY

Use observations to respond to questions

Respond to questions like what and where?

KNOWLEDGE

Identify the key features of a location in order to say whether it is a city, town, village, coastal or rural area.

Use aerial images and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic physical features

Name and locate the world’s continents and oceans

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 basic geographical vocabulary to refer to:

• key human features, including: city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office and shop.

Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom and of a contrasting non-European country (seaside in UK with life by sea in Asia)

MAPWORK

Devise a simple map; and use and construct basic symbols in a key. Use simple grid references (A1, B1).

Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the countries, continents and oceans studied.

Use compass directions (north, south, east and west) and locational language (e.g. near and far) to describe the location of features and routes on a map.

Use aerial images and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic physical features

FIELDWORK

• Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to: • key physical features, including: beach, coast, forest, hill, mountain, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation and weather.

Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of the ‘seaside’ and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment

Y3

(Magic Maps)

(Wild World)

QUESTIONS AND ENQUIRY

Ask and answer geographical questions about the physical and human characteristics of a location.

Explain own views about locations, giving reasons.

KNOWLEDGE

Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, including hills, mountains, cities, rivers, key topographical features and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time.

Name and locate the countries of Europe and identify their main physical and human characteristics.

Name and locate the Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle and date time zones. Describe some of the characteristics of these geographical areas.

Describe geographical similarities and differences between countries.

Describe key aspects of: physical geography, including: rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes and the water cycle.

MAPWORK

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features.

Use the eight points of a compass, four-figure grid references, symbols and key to communicate knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world.

FIELDWORK

Use fieldwork to observe and record the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods including sketch maps, plans an graphs and digital technologies.

Y4

(My Library is Bigger than your Library- Birmingham v Atherstone)

(Stars and Stripes)

QUESTIONS AND ENQUIRY

Ask interpretive questions such as what is…like?

Ask and answer geographical questions about the physical and human characteristics of a location

Explain own views about locations, giving reasons.

KNOWLEDGE

Use a range of resources to identify the key physical and human features of a location.

Describe how the locality of the school has changed over time.

Describe key aspects of: • human geography, including: settlements and land use.

MAPWORK

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features.

Use the eight points of a compass, four-figure grid references, symbols and key to communicate knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world.

FIELDWORK

Use fieldwork to observe and record the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods including sketch maps, plans and graphs and digital technologies.

 

 

Y5

(Greek Getaway)

(Let’s get ready to rumble)

(Changing Landscapes)

QUESTIONS AND ENQUIRY

Ask questions to enable opinion to be voiced such as ‘what do I think about…?

Collect and analyse statistics and other information in order to draw clear conclusions about locations.

Use a range of geographical resources to give detailed descriptions and opinions of the characteristic features of a location

KNOWLEDGE

Identify and describe how the physical features affect the human activity within a location

Name and locate some of the countries and cities of the world and their identifying human and physical characteristics, including hills, mountains, rivers, key topographical features and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time.

Identify and describe the geographical significance of latitude, longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle, and time zones (including day and night).

Understand some of the reasons for geographical similarities and differences between countries.

Describe how locations around the world are changing and explain some of the reasons for change.

Describe geographical diversity across the world.

Describe and understand key aspects of: • physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes and the water cycle. • human geography, including: settlements, land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals, and water supplies.

MAPWORK

Analyse and give views on the effectiveness of different geographical representations of a location (such as aerial images compared with maps and topological maps).

Use the eight points of a compass, four-figure grid references, symbols and a key (that uses standard Ordnance Survey symbols) to communicate knowledge of the United Kingdom and the world.

Create maps of locations identifying patterns (such as: land use, climate zones, population densities, height of land).

FIELDWORK

Use different types of fieldwork sampling (random and systematic) to observe, measure and record the human and physical features in the local area.

Record the results in a range of ways.

Y6

(There’s no Planet B)

(Mexicans)

QUESTIONS AND ENQUIRY

Suggest ‘what if…?’ ‘why might…? Style questions

Collect and analyse statistics and other information in order to draw clear conclusions about locations.

Use a range of geographical resources to give detailed descriptions and opinions of the characteristic features of a location

Understand some of the reasons for geographical similarities and differences between countries. • Describe how locations around the world are changing and explain some of the reasons for change. • Describe geographical diversity across the world.

Describe how countries and geographical regions are interconnected and interdependent.

KNOWLEDGE

Name and locate the countries of North and South America and identify their main physical and human characteristics.

MAPWORK

Analyse and give views on the effectiveness of different geographical representations of a location (such as aerial images compared with maps and topological maps

Create maps of locations identifying patterns (such as: land use, climate zones, population densities, height of land).

FIELDWORK

Use different types of fieldwork sampling (random and systematic) to observe, measure and record the human and physical features in the local area. Record the results in a range of ways.

 

 

 

Welcome to Anglesey Primary School...Parents of Year 6 children need to apply online for Y7 secondary places, before the end of October. Families need to apply online at https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/schooladmissions or Direct link to the application page is https://eadmissions.birmingham.gov.uk/prefs.php...Parents...We currently have places available in our Nursery school. If you have a child who is 3 years of age and born between September 2016 to August 2017 they can start nursery with us now. If you have a child who will be 3 years of age between September and December 2020 we will be able to offer them a place in January...
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