Locate European Countries using maps concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities.
Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom and a region in a European country.
Describe and understand key aspects of:
physical geography, including: climate zones, rivers, mountains, volcanoes
human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water.
Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied
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.