Year 5 - Key Progression
- Name and locate areas of extreme characteristics and physical features e.g. Arctic and Antarctic Circle, The Himalayas
- Identify the position and significance of latitude, longitude, equator and northern/ southern hemispheres, The tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, The prime and Greenwich Meridian and time zones
- Name and locate countries and cities within the former British Empire and Commonwealth including changes over time.
- Name and locate mainland Greece and the Greek islands including human and physical characteristics, coast line, seas, mountains, rivers, hills and how they have changed over time.
- Understand the human and physical characteristic of extreme regions, Greece and its islands, the former British Empire and the Commonwealth countries.
- Understand the physical and human geography of the above.
- Climate zones, rivers, mountains, biomes and vegetation belts in Greece, the former British Empire and the countries of the Commonwealth.
Human and Physical Geography
- Climate zones, rivers, mountains, biomes and vegetation belts in the Greek islands and Extreme regions.
- Distribution of natural resources
- Types of settlement including trade links.
- Economic activity including trade links.
Geographical Skills and Fieldwork (Hamilton Square and its links to Liverpool)
- To use maps, atlases, globes, aerial photographs to locate key features in
- Focus study of Hamilton Square including the town hall, the station, tunnels, Birkenhead Ferry and links to Liverpool
- Use ordinance survey maps and six figure grid references.