Year 1 - Key Knowledge

Year 1


  • The United Kingdom is made up of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • The capital cities are London, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Belfast.
  • The River Mersey is near my school.
  • The River Seven is the longest river in the UK it is 220 miles.
  • The River Thames is the second longest at 215 miles.
  • Our school is located in Birkenhead on the Wirral Peninsular and our county is Merseyside.
  • There are four seasons and weather patterns are important when choosing clothing and activities,
  • The four points of a compass: North, South, East and West.
  • Physical features are the natural features of the Earth’s surface.
  • Human features are man-made.

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