Computing I can Grid Primary

Programme of Study 2014
Geography Progression: PoS & End of Year Expectations (Year 4)
• 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
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
use, economic activity including trade
links, and the distribution of natural
resources including energy, food,
minerals and water
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
use fieldwork to observe, measure 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.
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)
Locational Knowledge
understand geographical similarities
and differences through the study of
human and physical geography of a
region of the United Kingdom, a region
in a European country, and a region
within North or South America
describe and understand key aspects
o physical geography, including:
climate zones, biomes and vegetation
belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and
earthquakes, and the water cycle
human geography, including: types of
settlement and land
use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to
locate countries and describe features studied
I can name and locate at least 10 cities and 5
counties in UK and 5 cities in each of Northern
France and Germany in relation to WW1. I can
describe the general regions and characteristics of
these European countries.
I can use maps and aerial photographs and google
earth to help me identify locations and specific
I can locate the British Isles in relation to the
Greenwich meridian, Northern and Southern
hemispheres, equator and the tropics.
I can locate and name the features on the planet in
terms of volcano belt and earthquake regions.
I can say which main mountain ranges in the UK were
created by land movement or/and Volcanic activity. I
can say how glaciers changed the landscape in the
UK during the last Ice Age.
I can locate Asia and I know it is a continent made up
of many countries. I can locate and describe the
regions of an Asian country.
Place Knowledge
I can identify differences between my
country and a contrasting Asian
I can describe and show the location
of places and environments that are
significant in that country.
I can describe why places are the way
they are, for example due to weather
or local resources.
I can describe and understand the
importance of trade routes (and
internet businesses) and how our
country relies on Asia and vice-versa.
I can describe the key features of an
Asian country and say how they might
change over time.
Human and Physical
I can describe how the climate zones,
vegetation and water-cycle (incl.
weather) affect the UK and a country
and modern city in Asia.
I can identify the importance of
volcanoes and earthquakes in
transforming our planet. I can also say
how these features support life and
change it.
I can describe one historic climate
change related to volcanic activity.
I can say how trade and industry
related to the River Wear and Tyne
were important in Roman times and
how they have changed over time.
I can describe the growth and features
of settlements related to castles,
cathedrals and Arbeia.
Geography Skills and Fieldwork
I can use and understand the following:
The eight points of a compass and that there are
measurements I between.
Grid references (4 figures – on a variety of maps including
Maps (including google earth), atlases and globes and
know which resource to use to provide the right information.
A key on a map including using and mapping distances to a
At least 10 general features on a large scale map and at
least 10 features on an OS map (but not including contour
lines) and use them in a key.
I can use bar charts, Pie Charts and diagrams to report
what I find out about my City, The Americas and rivers.
I can record the weather (on going) using the school
weather station (digital technology) and say why it is
important to measure it.
I can map out the Roman Empire through time and can
record where the Romans occupied Britain on a map of the
Geography Progression: PoS & End of Year Expectations (Year 4)