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;
Describe and understand key aspects of: physical geography, including: vegetation belts, rivers, mountains and the water cycle.
Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied
Art & Design
To create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas
To improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay]
About great artists, architects and designers in history. (Moore and Hepworth)
Y3 – Compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties
Recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter.
Y4 – Recognise that living things can be grouped in a variety of ways
Recognise that environments can change and that this can sometimes pose dangers to living things.
Y4 – Compare and group materials together, according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases
Observe that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled, and measure or research the temperature at which this happens in degrees Celsius (°C)
Identify the part played by evaporation and condensation in the water cycle and associate the rate of evaporation with temperature.